Gage Series Applicable        Specimen Normal         Operating         Temperatue
(˚C)
Strain Limit    Applications
F series Metal, Glass, Ceramics -196  to +150 5%  (50,000 µε) General purpose foil gage for temperatures up to 150 degrees C
F series - GOBLET Metal, Ceramics, Composite   -196  to +150   5%  (50,000 µε) General purpose foil gage for temperatures up to 150 degrees C. Carry marking certification
WF series 
                                     (waterproof)
Metal, Glass, Ceramic 0  to +80 3%  (30,000 µε) Gage and junction with integral lead wire completely encapsulated in epoxy, except for gage bonding surface.  Install gage in usual way, but installation is completely waterproof without use of coating materials.  Lead wire lengths of 1, 3 and 5 m available. 
QF series
                                       (high temperature)
Metal, Ceramics    -20  to +200   3%  (30,000 µε) General purpose foil gage for temperatures up to +200 degrees C
ZF series
                                               (high temperature)
Metal, Ceramics     -20  to +300    1%  (10,000 µε) General purpose foil gage for temperatures up to +300 degrees C
CF series 
                                    (cryogenic temperature)
Metal, Ceramics    -269  to +80     1%  (10,000 µε) General purpose foil gage for temperatures down to -269 degrees C
CEF series
                                    (wide range temperature)
  Metal, Ceramics    -269  to +200 1%  (10,000 µε) General purpose foil gage with temperatures range from -269  to +200 degrees C
AWM
                             (weldable gage)
Weldable Metals -196  to +300   1%  (10,000 µε) Weldable quarter bridge gage with sensing element embedded in steel tube for extreme environments.  Temperatures to +300 degrees C.  Half bridge with one dummy and one active gage.
AWMD

     (weldable gage)
Weldable Metals -196  to +800    1%  (10,000 µε) Weldable gage for dynamic  strain measurement with sensing element embedded in steel tube for extreme environments.  Temperatures to +800 degrees C.  Supplied with circuit board and high pass filter.  Operates as full bridge device
AWH
                            (weldable gage)
  Weldable Metals   -196  to +600     0.6%  (6,000 µε) Weldable gage  with sensing element embedded in steel tube for extreme environments.  Temperatures to +600 degrees C.  Supplied with circuit board for improved stability.  Operates as full bridge device.
AWHU

   (weldable gage)
  Weldable Metals    -196  to +800     1%  (10,000 µε) Weldable gage  with sensing element embedded in steel tube for extreme environments.  Temperatures to +800 degrees C.  Supplied with circuit board for improved stability.  Operates as full bridge device.
AW-6 
                                   (weldable gage)
   Weldable Metals   -196  to  +300   0.5%  5,000 µε) Open face 350 Ohm weldable gage for temperatures up to +300 degrees C
AWC 
                               (weldable gage)
   Weldable Metals    -20  to  +100    0.5%  5,000 µε) Weldable gage with sensing element embedded in steel tube for harsh environements.  Temperatures up to +100 degrees C.  Quarter bridge.
P series Concrete, Mortar    -20  to  +80      2%  (20,000 µε) Extra long gage lengths and wire sensing element for surface mount on concrete.
PF series   Concrete, Mortar   -20  to  +80     2%  (20,000 µε) Longer gage lengths and foil sensing element for surface mount on concrete.
FLM/WFLM series
(metal-backed)
Concrete, Mortar   -20  to  +80    0.5%  (5,000 µε) Gage with stainless steel backing to prevent moisture penetration from concrete surface.  WFLM gage in addition has waterproof coating on top gage face to provide waterproof installation without use of coating materials.
PM series
(embedment gages)
  Concrete, Mortar    -20  to  +60   2%  (20,000 µε) Gage for embedment in concrete members.
PMF series
(embedment gages)
  Concrete, Mortar -20  to  +60 _____ Gage for embedment in concrete members. Also available with onboard thermocouple for temperature measurement.
PMFLS series
(embedment gage)
Asphalt     -20  to  +60 _____ Gage for embedment in asphalt pavements.
GF series      
(low modulus materials)
Plastics   -20  to  +80    3%  (30,000 µε) Low stiffness, high thermal expansion coefficient gage for use on plastics and other low modulus materials.  Low self-heating.
BF series
(composites)
Composites    -20  to  +200   3%  (30,000 µε) Strain measurement on composite materials.  Low transverse sensitivity.
LF series
(low modulus materials)
Wood   -20  to  +80    3%  (30,000 µε) Low stiffness gage for use on low modulus materials such as wood.
PFLW / PLW  series
(low modulus materials)
Wood    -20  to  +80 2%  (20,000 µε) Metal backed gage with wire or foil sensing element for use on wood.
MF series
(magnetic field)
Metal, Concrete    -20  to  +80   1%  (10,000 µε) Dual grids cancel magnetic effect on strain readings
YEF series
YF series
YHF series
(high elongation gages)
Metal -20  to  +80 10%~15% (100,000 µε~150,000 µε)
15%~20% (150,000 µε~200,000 µε)
30%~40% (300,000 µε~400,000 µε)

Post yield gages with strain ranges from 10% up to 40%.  Cyclic strain near gage's rated capacity may produce unreliable results.
BTM series
(bolt gage)
Metal -10  to  +80    0.5%  (5,000 µε)
Embeded gage for measurement of axial strain in bolt shaft.
FAC series
(crack growth monitoring)
Metal, Concrete -20  to  +80 _____ Crack progression monitoring gage.
Transducer Specific Gages Metal -20  to  +200 ______ Gage patterns widely used in transducer construction.
Temperature Sensing Gages Metal -20  to  +200 ______ Strain gage like bonded device for sesning temperature change.
         
Strain Gages
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Measurements