KC Series
Wire Strain Gages

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KC

Summary

Featuring a longer gage length, the KC series gages are wire strain gages suitable for mean strain measurement of concrete under test. Usually, a model with the gage length over 3 times longer than the maximum particle diameter of the aggregate (gravel or sand) is selected for the purpose.

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Major Properties

Materials Resistive element CuNi alloy wire
Materials Base Paper base + phenol-epoxy
Operating temperature in combination with major adhesives after curing (°C) CC-35: -30 to 120ºC
Operating temperature in combination with major leadwire cables (°C) Vinyl-coated flat cable (L-6, L-7): -10 to 80ºC
Self-temperature-compensation (°C) 10 to 60ºC
Applicable linear expansion coefficients (×10-6/℃) 11
Strain limits at normal temp. (approx. %) 1.8
Fatigue lives at normal temp. (times) 1.5 x 105 (±1500μm/m)

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Contents

When ordering, suffix the lead-wire cable code to the model number with a space in between.

E.g.
For the gage with a vinyl-coated flat 2-wire cable 5 m long
→ KC-120-120-A1-11 L5M2R

If no lead-wire cable code is suffixed, the gage is delivered with gage leads only. (Silver-covered copper wires 30 mm long)

For details, please refer to the [Strain Gages with Pre-attached Lead Cables]

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KC120Ω Uniaxial

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10 gages / pkg

Model Dimensions (mm)
Gage(Grid) Base
Length Width Length Width
KC-120-120-A1-11 120 0.6 132 6
KC-80-120-A1-11 84 0.6 95 8
KC-70-120-A1-11 67 0.6 80 8
KC-60-120-A1-11 60 0.6 74 8

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