Polymer Mechanics

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 849–850 | Cite as

Electromechanical strain gage for measuring the deformations of structural plastics

  • U. K. Vilks
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Abstract

By equipping a multiple-use strain gage based on a metal elastic element, whose natural mechanical stiffness is unacceptably high, with a spring-loaded mechanism forming part of the strain gage itself it is possible to compensate the force developed by the elastic element in the process of deformation.

Keywords

Strain Gage Elastic Element Structural Plastic Mechanical Stiffness Electromechanical Strain 

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