Heavy-Duty Strain Gauge

This unit is highly resilient and reliable strain gauges. It has its suitability for embedment in mass concrete or for surface mounting by welding on steel structures. The sensor is welded in it and hermetically sealed by an electron beam welding technique, generating a vacuum of round 0.001 Torr inside it. Using this technique, any effect of oxidation, moisture, and ingress of water is eliminated.


Accessories include a spider for strain rosette, no stress-strain container, dummy strain gauge and extender.

Range ± 1500 µ strain
Sensitivity 1 µ strain
Active gage length 140 mm
Thermistor YSI 44005 or equivalent
Temperature limit
Protection IP 68
Cable connection Glass to metal seal solder pin connector
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Equipment Rental

GDS has a variety of instruments for hire, these Instruments, Readouts and Dataloggers are available for product hire on a short-term (fortnightly) or long-term (monthly) basis including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Load cells
  • Tilt meters
  • Manual Readout units
  • Dataloggers
  • Tiltmeters
  • Inclinometers