Mini Strain Gauge
Ideal for showing the principle of a metal foil resistive strain gauge. The device is bonded to a flexible plastic strip with connections brought out to 4mm sockets. The structure allows for the strip to be bent in either direction with travel limiters to prevent damage.
The gauge has a resistance of 120 ohms and gives about 1 ohm change at maximum flex. For real measurements the unit would need to be used as part of a bridge network with suitable amplification. A step gauge is provided to enable the strip to be bent in 5mm increments.
Product code: LA10-430