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May 14, 2020
For people with limb loss & prosthetics, mobility issues and walking disorders, Micro-Measurements’ strain gages play a critical role as part of an overall system for identifying and...
May 13, 2020
At a time when more of us are working from home it is essential that we all get sufficient exercise. My personal commute involves walking to the bathroom, going down one flight of stairs, into the...
May 7, 2020
Over the past decade, there have been tremendous advances in prosthetic limbs and exoskeletons.  These amazing devices enable amputees and paraplegic patients regain mobility, to a level, which...
May 6, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic is stretching hospital staffing to the limit.  Micro-Measurements strain gages help shoulder the load. As ER and ICU staff are working the front lines during this...
May 6, 2020
In medical research labs, universities and research hospitals, it is becoming increasingly common to perform studies on bone from human cadavers.  Compression tests, bend tests and torsional...
April 30, 2020
In 1833 a man called Samuel Hunter Christie invented a bridge circuit that, 10 years later, was discovered by Sir Charles Wheatstone who presented its many uses. Despite his attribution to Christie,...
April 29, 2020
The default construction of a strain gauge transducer uses a full Wheatstone bridge often with multiple backings distributed around the transducer hardware. This offers the best accuracy and...
April 23, 2020
Abstract:   This article provides an analysis of transducer creep by quantifying the individual creep contributions of the counterforce; strain gage backing and adhesive; and strain gage...
April 16, 2020
A strain gage rosette is, by definition, an arrangement of two or more closely positioned gage grids, separately oriented to measure the normal strains along different directions in the underlying...
April 16, 2020
Are you looking for a new employee? One who is dependable, flexible, a team player but who can also work on their own with minimal supervision? The requirements for personnel and DAQ (Data...