Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Testing Floor
Structural Testing Hardware

2" yo-yo guage


The heavy-duty measuring cable is highly-tensioned to allow for a high degree of accuracy during highly-accelerated experimentation.


Full Stroke Range 0-2 inches min.
Output Signal voltage divider (potentiometer)
Accuracy ± 0.25 % full stroke
Repeatability ± 0.02 % full stroke
Resolution essentially infinite
Measuring Cable 0.015-in dia. stainless steel wire
Enclosure Material anodized aluminum
Sensor Resistance 500 ohms
Sensor plastic-hybrid precision potentiometer
Power Rating, Watts 2.0 at 70°C (derated to 0 @ 250 °C)
Recommended Maximum Input Voltage 30V (AC or DC)
Electrical Connection solder terminals at potentiometer
Measuring Cable Tension Options 27 Oz.
Maximum Measuring Cable Acceleration 25 G's
Operating Temperature -40°F to 200 °F
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