Encapsulated strain gauges are 2-element temperature-compensated gauges applicable at high temperatures. The capsule has active and dummy gauges embedded in a metal tube filled with insulation (Mg0).
The leadwire cable is composed of an MU cable and a soft cable, 3 conductors each, for easy handling. Also available is a bridge adaptor which is connected directly to the terminal of the soft cable.
Installation is carried out with the use of a spot welder and can be done on a radius as small as 15mm making them ideal for use in car exhaust systems, steam pipes and in many other industries.