How to Trim and Prewire a Small Strain Gage

Strain gages which are delivered pre-wired or pre-cabled, such as Micro-Measurements C2A- Series, and CEA-Series with Option P2, save time during installation and are very popular products.  There are occasions, however, such as when a specialized cable must be used, or when a strain gage with a unique pattern geometry is needed, where the ability of the installer to trim a gage and apply cables prior to bonding can be very useful.  In this iNotes Video Presentation, Kevin explains a procedure for trimming and prewiring strain gages prior to bonding.