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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 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 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...
May 6, 2019
Warning: Weight plays a crucial role in how your car will perform against the clock.  The task for this project was to build a circuit that can measure strain quantitatively on the suspension...
April 15, 2019
In this podcast, Darryl and Jim introduce the new C4A Series and C5K Series Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensors that are coming with pre-attached leads to eliminate the need to solder...
March 29, 2019
In this Micro-Measurements video, Darryl illustrates the entire process of bonding Advanced Sensors Technology C4A strain gage to fiberglass composite materials.  Specifically, correct surface...
March 29, 2019
In this iLearn video Tom and Collin show how to achieve a practical Advanced Sensors C4A strain gage installation from «Scratch» or from start to finish. Advanced Sensors Technology...
March 22, 2019
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a smooth, safe ride through the Analog-Digital world. Occasionally, I hear the following question and complaint , “Why should I continue using foil strain gage...
March 18, 2019
Because a strain gage performs no better than the adhesive with which it is bonded to the test specimen, the adhesive is a vitally important component in every strain sensor installation. Although...