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2020

July

There are “dog people”, and there are “cat people”.  You know who they are.  You might even be one.  But did you know that there are also “manikin people”? Read More

June

As the transportation industry moves to higher levels of electrification and incorporates more sophisticated cabin climate control systems, tools to develop and validate performance must follow suit.  Energy efficiency and occupant thermal comfort have risen to the level of importance previously reserved for cabin temperature.   Read More

March

On Wednesday, March 25th, Thermetrics officially closed our office to reduce potential transmission of COVID-19 and comply with Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.  During this time of near-term uncertainty, I wanted to share what Thermetrics is certain about and the commitments we hold dear. Read More
2019

July

First introduced at the big ITMA 2019 show in Barcelona, Thermetrics new company brochure illustrates a central theme of our company’s mission statement – We make life more comfortable. Wherever humans and their clothing interact with the environment, thermal comfort testing equipment from Thermetrics gives textile and garment manufacturers the means to accurately measure the thermal properties and predict the thermal comfort of their products.   Read More

January

As we all know, it’s exhausting to be “on” all the time. Thermetrics manikins agree wholeheartedly with that sentiment! It’s hard being a manikin. Read More
2018

December

Thermetrics’ advanced Newton 26-zone sweating thermal manikin, STAN seat test manikin, and the HVAC Automotive manikin are available for rent/hire. Read More

October

Thermetrics is proud to have delivered the world’s first female immersion thermal manikin to Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility (NCTRF) in Natick, Massachusetts. NCTRF had recognized that most thermal manikin evaluation tools in use today are male body forms. They identified a growing need for female-specific garment testing instruments, and contacted Thermetrics for a solution. Read More
2017

November

Katy Hickey from ThermoAnalytics (TAI) poses next to a Thermetrics HVAC Manikin
Katy Hickey from ThermoAnalytics (TAI) poses next to a Thermetrics HVAC Manikin in this article about the TAITherm thermal modeling technology, which includes the ability to address human comfort under varying environmental conditions.  Read More
Newton Hockey player
Here at Thermetrics there is one question we get asked all the time… What can you test on a Newton? Let’s begin with jackets, shirts, pants, and vests, Underwear, outerwear, sleeping bag tests. Read More

July

Thermetrics Baby Manikin
After a longer than expected gestation period, Thermetrics latest custom thermal manikin is ready to be revealed to the world. Introducing a new 11-zone Baby sweating thermal manikin model we have affectionately named baby "Ruth”. Read More

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