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September 13, 2019
When Advanced Sensors Technology CEA strain gage is installed on a metal test part, one of the most basic tests for the quality of the installation is the resistance between the gage grid and the...
September 5, 2019
I recently visited a lab to investigate customer complaints regarding the performance of M-Bond AE-10 strain gage bonding adhesive.  The customer complained that when attempting to bond strain...
August 27, 2019
No single manufacturing step in transducer production has more influence on the performance and longevity of a transducer than foil strain gage bonding. Paramount to this process is the selection of...
July 22, 2019
Bio: Joe Flanagan has over 12 years in electronic engineering and design and is the current Project Engineer at Tacuna Systems. They provide hardware and service solutions for the for the strain...
July 3, 2019
We had a wonderful week at the Society for Experimental Mechanics ( https://sem.org/ ), Annual Conference and Exposition 2019 in Reno, Nevada. There were many biological, chemical, optical and...
July 3, 2019
Introduction to ASTM Standards (Tension, Fatigue, Shear, Compression) , Composites and Strain Gages? ASTM Standards and foil strain gage sensors touch every part of our everyday life. ASTM (...
May 28, 2019
In this Podcast Darryl and Tom discuss how temperature can impact your strain gage sensor measurements and what are the available solutions such as choosing the right Self-Temperature Compensation (S...
May 28, 2019
Cracks in the PCBs — brittle fractures in solder and even across components, particularly around BGAs — can be induced by in-circuit test fixtures and during assembly, burn-in and testing...
May 12, 2019
The vast technical data on strain measurement can make our job complex and confusing. Indeed, force measurements many times are complex and confusing. But more often than not they are neither....
May 9, 2019
To measure such small changes in resistance, Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensor configurations are based on the idea of a Wheatstone bridge. The three types of strain gage configurations...