HBM: How to install a strain gauge for the best results
9 May 2019
Measurement engineers involved with strain gauge tests, can avoid costly mistakes and ensure the best results with assistance from a series of installation videos from test and measurement expert, HBM.
Incorrectly installing a strain gauge puts accurate results at risk, as well as wasting time and resources. Designed to guide users through the steps required for the best possible strain gauge installation, the videos are broken down into categories including preparation, bonding and error checks.
HBM’s strain gauges provide users with an essential tool for stress analysis, part optimization, safety testing and technical investigation, making them ideal for use in a wide range of different application areas such as vehicles testing (road load data), aircraft testing, ship hulls monitoring, bridge testing and other civil engineering applications.
The strain gauge video tutorials are available on the company’s website:
For companies short on internal resources, HBM offers an on-site installation service for both electrical and optical strain gauges.
Established over 65 years ago, HBM Test and Measurement is the technology and market leader, offering products and services for an extensive range of measurement applications in many industries.
The company’s product range covers sensors, transducers, strain gauges, amplifiers and data acquisition systems, as well as software for structural durability investigations, tests and analysis.
For more information, please visit: www.hbm.com/en/