Thermetrics showcases the value of its Flash Fire Cylinder at ECPC 2021
Partnering with PBI Performance Products Development Engineer Josh Ingram, Thermetrics President Rick Burke delivered a talk, “Development and Validation of a Bench-ScaleFlash Fire Materials Tester” at the 9th European Conference on Protective Clothing held in May 2021.
Happy Retirement Dave!
After 18+ years at Thermetrics, Dave Heiss, our International Sales Director, will be retiring at the end of May (May 28, 2021). When Dave joined Thermetrics in 2003, we were a box of thermal geeks without a promotional voice. Since that time, Dave has grown our domestic and international sales and also been the “behind-the-scenes” […]
Introducing the newest member of our thermal manikin family
Thermetrics is proud to present our newly developed female thermal manikin! May 4, 2021 Update: The community has spoken and the final selected name is Liz. Thank you to all who participated in her naming! Our manikins have measured comfort in car cabins, estimated heat stress in protective wear, evaluated space suits for NASA, […]
Join us for a Drying Rate Tester (DRT201) webinar!
Is your lab responsible for ensuring textiles meet certain testing benchmarks such as drying rate? Does your brand promise customers top-performing apparel? Well, then… we’d like to invite you to a webinar and introduce you to our Drying Rate Tester (DRT201)—approved for AATCC 201 and the NAL.TM.5120 Dry Time Test Method! During this event you’ll get an opportunity to: […]
Newton’s ManikinPC physiological (Human Comfort) software update
ManikinPC (Manikin Physiology Control and Predictive Comfort) software is a closed-loop feedback control system for Newton thermal manikins that accurately mimics the human thermoregulatory system and provides metrics for comfort and sensation. In fact, any level of activity can be input and appropriate metabolic wattages will be imposed onto the manikin. At the core of […]
If you’re ever in the neighborhood…
Fisherman’s Terminal (located on Salmon Bay in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, just east of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and immediately west of the Ballard Bridge) was officially established in 1914 by the Port of Seattle as the home port for the North Pacific Fishing Fleet – which nowadays includes some of the […]
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”? It’s true that our thermal manikins warm up to and work well with everyone, but some people seem to make a special connection – an immediate, unspoken bond. A manikin whisperer, […]
HVAC Development Roadmap: Aligning Your Simulation and Measurement Tools
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. A recent post by ThermoAnalytics, our Calumet, MI colleagues, “Solving for […]