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- Ducharme, Norm G., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Canadian journal of veterinary research 2010 v.74 no.4 pp. 299-304
- deformation; horses; linear models; stainless steel; sutures
- ... The objective of this study was to validate, both in vitro and in an ex vivo model, a technique for the measurement of forces exerted on surgical sutures. For this purpose, a stainless steel E-type buckle force transducer was designed and constructed. A strain gauge was mounted on the central beam of the transducer to measure transducer deformation. The transducer was tested and calibrated on a si ...