Protective Coating Keeps Strain Gage Sensors Stable

The Micro-Measurements brand of Vishay Precision Group introduces the Gagekote #1, an expansion of the Gagekote Series, a solvent-thinned (toluene) synthetic resin. The Gagekote #1 is suitable for applications in PCB testing, agriculture, civil engineering, automotive, stress analysis aviation/defense/aerospace, education, medical, Internet of Things (IOT), Robotics, Industry 4.0, consumer, Process monitoring, load cell manufacturer. Transportation, Energy, and smart manufacturing industries. It is particularly suitable for promoting strain-gage sensor stability.


The Gagekote #1, often used as a pre-coat for Gagekote #5 and Epoxylite #813, is resistant to moisture, and offers a wide-operating temperature range. It is easily removable after exposure to temperatures as high as 500°F. It was designed to provide maximum stability of the strain gage sensor, as moisture is the most common cause of field installation failures. For further information, visit Micro-Measurements.

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