Educational events: weighing technology and stress analysis

27 April 2012

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Educational events: weighing technology and stress analysisHBM is running two educational events in May 2012, covering weighing technology and stress analysis.

Weighing Technology Day

HBM's free Technology Day on 30 May 2012 will focus on weighing technology applications, solutions and new products. During this informative and interesting day, HBM will demonstrate the best way to apply the optimum load cells to the right application and give advice on ways of minimising measurement errors to improve the accuracy of measured values. In addition, attendees will gain a better understanding of what environmental conditions and outside disturbances need to be taken into account when designing weighing applications.

The latest trends in state-of-the-art weighing technology will be presented, and there will be ample opportunities for attendees to ask questions of HBM's knowledgeable experts.

HBM's Weighing Technology event takes place at Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough, on Wednesday 30 May 2012, from 09:30 to 16:30 (register before 18 May to be sure of a place). Attendance is free!

Follow the link to register for the Weighing Technology event.

Stress Analysis Workshop

HBM is also running a one-day strain gauge workshop on Wednesday 16 May 2012. This event will enable attendees to gain valuable know-how and competence in the following areas:

  • Theory of strain gauges, including fibre-optic strain gauges
  • Strain gauge installation techniques
  • Connection to an amplifier and making a measurements
  • Application workshop including measurement techniques, and post-process data reviewing using catman and nCode GlyphXE

The seminar will be divided into workplaces, each with its own set of tools and equipment. Each workplace can accommodate between one and three attendees from each organisation or company. The cost for the first person is £275, followed by an additional cost of £100 each for the second and third. The workplace cost includes a DAK1 strain gauge starter kit. All materials and refreshments are included.

The event will be held at St James' Park, Newcastle United FC, on Wednesday 16 May 2012, from 09:00 to 17:00 (register by 9 May to be sure of a place).

Follow the link to register for the Stress Analysis workshop.

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