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13 July 2017

Now available from HBM is the latest range of C Series Strain Gauges (SGs), specifically developed to cope with modern temperatures (below 250°C) and minimise strain due to expansion.

Strain measurement at high temperature are among the most difficult issues for test engineers, as the basic strain gauge can often not distinguish between strain imposed by the intended mechanical process and expansion of the test material, due to its temperature coefficient of expansion.

As temperature changes during a measurement with strain gauges, this can have undesirable effects on the result. With this in mind, the latest range of Strain Gauges from HBM has been specifically developed for high and low temperatures from -269°C to +250°C – and is available with various geometries and temperature adjustments.

Featuring good mechanical flexibility and optimum adaption to the material measured, the measuring grid of the latest C Series consists of a distinctive, chrome-nickel alloy on a polyimide foil and is ideal for structural tests at exceptional temperature conditions.

Also suitable for applications in research and development, the automotive industry, and power plants and superconductors, the latest C Series of Strain Gauges provides a flexible and cost-effective solution for tests in both high and low temperature environments.

HBM has been a leader in Strain Gauges for over 60 years. Its extensive range allows for an exceptionally wide range of differing strain measurement applications, from experimental stress analysis, durability testing through to transducer manufacturing. Additionally, HBM provides all the necessary accessories and components for the installation of Strain Gauges, for maximum convenience. HBM also supports its customers with training and contract installation to ensure optimum operational usage.

For more information, please contact HBM on +44 (0) 208 515 6000 or visit www.hbm.com.


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