The optical strain gauge is a versatile alternative to conventional electronic strain gauges. Their construction gives them distinct advantages in multiple applications.
All About Force Measurement
This useful resource defines common terms and acronyms in the force measurement domain.
Learn about load cells for varying applications: strain gauge, hydraulic, pneumatic, capacitive and piezoelectric transducers
In load measurement applications, strain gauge load cells are a popular choice. They’re cost-effective, accurate and highly configurable. Learn about strain gauge advantages and circuitry configurations.
Processes and techniques used to measure forces in a force shunt. Learn about how sensors and transducers convert loads into force measurements. It concludes with a brief overview of device calibration.
Various industries have a need for weighing or measuring forces as part of performing their principal tasks. Strain gauges and piezoelectric sensors are two common transducer technologies that serve these industries.
Do you like to build things from scratch? For fun or a school project, this article outlines simple steps to make a digital weighing scale, using Tacuna Systems products.
A resource guide about various force and measurement instruments, their general applications, certification standards and markings, instrument Original Equipment Manufactureres (OEMs), educational material, and careers.
Techniques for measuring axial thrust using different load cell types. Article discusses how axial thrust builds in centrifugal pumps.