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May 22, 2020
With food and beverage manufacturers and employees facing challenges related to the new “normal,” including heightened standards of hygiene and social distancing regulations, there is no...
May 20, 2020
Let’s face it, with all the recent restrictions and limitations it’s becoming harder to fill manufacturing positions and to staff medical facilities while ensuring the safety and health...
May 14, 2020
Critical care and ambulatory infusion pumps are key life extending / improving devices.  They are a quantum leap in medical technology beyond the drip systems used in hospitals for nearly one...
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
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...
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...
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...