Selecting the Correct Strain Gauge for Testing

Strain Gauge selection may appear to be a simple task with little significance for the stress analysis, but this is far from the case.




Need help determining which Strain Gage your business should be working with? This is something that the SimuTech Group Mechanical Testing Engineers can help with.

Practical Application of Strain Gauge Selection

Strain gauges are ideal for verifying stress and displacement simulation models.  The strain measurements are taken at specific locations and correlated with the simulation results.

Modeling assumptions such as boundary conditions, contacts, and loads may be updated to make the simulation better fit the observed behavior.



Once the model accurately reflects the measurements, more detailed information about the system can be inferred.

In addition, simulations of the modified system can be used to predict behavior with confidence.

SimuTech Group specializes in both strain gage measurement as well as simulation, allowing seamless support when conducting investigations.

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