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February 25, 2020
Founded in 1982, MACSEA has acquired decades of experience in providing ship health monitoring solutions to both Naval and commercial ship-owners. MACSEA was the first company to unleash...
February 17, 2020
When you twist a door knob to open the door, your hand is applying a torque to the knob.  Torque-force twists things, whether it be the massive propeller shaft on a cruise ship, or the humble...
February 17, 2020
Case Study: Marine Engine Horsepower Verification Using Strain Gage Torque Measurements The S.S. Badger is a passenger and vehicle ferry that has been in service since 1953. Currently, she...
February 6, 2020
Strain gages are fundamental sensing devices that function as the building blocks of many other types of transducers—including pressure, load, and torque sensors—used extensively in...
February 3, 2020
“The resistance Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage, because of its unique operational characteristics, has dominated the transducer field for the past ten years or so.” ...
January 31, 2020
Do select the right strain gage for the application in terms of type and environmental compatibility. Do choose the right elongation capability. Do consider the required accuracy and precision...
January 30, 2020
In this video, Vijay demonstrates a DIY Linear Displacement Sensor. Displacement – the change in distance between two points of a body caused by an external agent (e.g. force or heat);...
November 15, 2019
Strain gauge sensor testing need not be left in the hands of “outside consultants;” it is easily accomplished with some training and a properly equipped lab (or work space). Micro-...
October 22, 2019
Think about all the different methods we prepare coffee and install strain gage sensors every day, eventually all espresso is coffee, but not all coffee is espresso. The difference between coffee and...
October 22, 2019
Chopsticks are one of the most useful utensils on the globe. Check out this video to learn how to use chopsticks modified with a strain gage. When learning how to use smart chopsticks based on...