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Strain gages and extreme environments

Technical Committee on Strain Gages (1970 Huntsville, Alabama)

Strain gages and extreme environments

proceedings of technical session

by Technical Committee on Strain Gages (1970 Huntsville, Alabama)

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Published by Society for Experimental Stress Analysis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented. O.L. Gillette.
ContributionsGillette, O L.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14136771M

This enables strain measurement during testing under extreme conditions (e.g. high temperatures or aggressive environments) that would damage contact and proximity gages. Optical strain measurement has been used for over a decade on static components. Applying it to very high-speed rotational components is relatively new, so Test Devices is. Our customers rely on our strain gages for critical strain measurement applications. Universities and government agencies purchase our products for use in experimental stress analysis projects for engineering and research programs. You will find our strain gages hard at work in some of the most demanding environments; from northern Alaskan Location: 4 Lomar Park, Pepperell, , Massachusetts.


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