FRAB Series Standard Straingauges

3-element 0°/45°/90° stacked type standard straingauge for general use

About the FRAB Series Standard Straingauges

This range of strain gauges is using lead-free solder. To overcome the problem that lead-free solder may result in a shorter fatigue life, a unique gauge pattern and special plastics backing have been developed. With the use of lead-free solder for the connection of gauge leads, the strain gauge of this configuration shows a fatigue life equivalent to that of conventional strain gauges.

Owing to the use of special plastics for the backing, operating temperature range of the gauges has been improved to -196 to + 150°C. Integral leadwires for instrumentation are available using lead-free solder and in various types to meet usage conditions.

These strain gauges are compliant to RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EU and are supplied with CE marking as standard specification.

Features FRAB Series

  • Type: 3-element, general use
  • Gauge resistance: 120, 350Ω
  • Gauge length: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 10mm

Temperature compensation materials

  • 11: Mild steel
  • 17: Stainless steel
  • 23: Aluminium

Specifications

Operational temperature(°C)
-196~+150°C
Temperature compensation range(°C)
+10~+100°C
Bonding adhesive
CN, NP-50B, EB-2
Backing
Special plastics
Element
Cu-Ni alloy foil
Strain limit
5% (50000×10⁻⁶ strain)
Fatigue life at room temperature
1×10⁶ (±1500×10⁻⁶ strain)
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