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April 23, 2021
We never imagined in VPG that there would be a need for our strain gages, temperature sensors and Data Acquisition System (DAS) to help find a solution for ending a pandemic.   A lot of...
April 6, 2021
Noise Control In Strain Gauge Measurements. We are all familiar with noise in everyday life. It can make conversation difficult – perhaps you are in a modern restaurant without soft...
March 29, 2021
Do you ever perform tests where the data is not that important? Significant planning and expenditure is required to perform any test. Although it’s natural to want to keep these costs to a...
March 15, 2021
"In the last decades, dam safety has become more prominent. There has been a greater realization that spillway gate installations are part of the dam system, and need to be reliable so the dam...
March 14, 2021
There is some conflict about the quote of the title, hence the “not” in brackets, but it depends how you define data. For me (and engineers in general) data is that which can be shown to...
March 9, 2021
Everyone can relate to the issue of forgetting why you went into a room. It’s frustrating, often requiring a retrace of steps or a repeat of the previous task to trigger your memory. Often...
March 4, 2021
Vishay Measurements Group (UK) Ltd are the UK based subsidiary of Vishay Precision Group based in Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK. From this location, we offer complete Sales and Technical Support...
February 17, 2021
New materials, new measurement challenges? There is a conception within engineering that strain gauges are some kind of art practised by magicians in dark laboratories using alchemy. This seems...
February 15, 2021
Dynamic Data Acquisition for Suspension Compenent Loadings Using Strain Gauges. Author: Tyler McLaughlin – Suspension Design Lead SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) is a global...
February 11, 2021
How can measuring principle stress on the neutral axis of bending help a $41 billion dollar industry keep ticking along smoothly? Plywood is a veneer based engineered wood product manufactured by...