Thermetrics Blog

October 23,2015
Thermetrics Thermal Hand System
A (very) simplified flowchart of the sales process for Thermetrics projects looks something like this:  And wait, and wait.  Sometimes the wait is blissfully short, sometimes it can drag on for years, and sometimes it defies all explanation.  Case in point: the recent sale of a Thermetrics 8-zone sweating Thermal Hand system to Ansell. Read More
October 9,2015
NASA brought a real spacesuit to display at their IFAI Expo booth.  That's some serious bling!   Over the years NASA has used Thermetrics manikins to test spacesuits.  Our one-of-a-kind "ADAM" 120-zone sweating, breathing thermal manikin has been a favored choice due to its ultra-high resolution and wireless/battery powered capability.   Read More
September 22,2015
Thermetrics customers and readers of this blog are aware that back on April 15th Measurement Technology NW's Thermal Division changed its name to Thermetrics.   We knew that implementing a company name change would require a huge amount of behind-the-scenes work, and we were right.  But just like a family that’s lived in the same house for 30 years, it’s clear we underestimated the amount of “stuff” that needed to be moved.  It’s amazing how many things accumulate over the years! Read More
September 11,2015
GO-IN training in Seattle, WA with Thermetrics
GO-IN International (Taiwan) Training Visit Read More
August 14,2015
On October 28, 2015 Thermetrics and ThermoAnalytics are hosting a hands-on event that will demonstrate the capabilities of Thermetrics HVAC Manikin coupled with ThermoAnalytics TAITherm software with the Human Thermal Module. Where: ThermoAnalytics Headquarters in Novi, Michigan Read More
July 29,2015
Winners of Go-Kart Racing
The Thermetrics team took a break from designing and building high-performance test equipment, and spent the afternoon racing some high performance motorized equipment at the local karting track.  The competition was intense, but somebody had to win.  First place:  Aki Sirkkola, applying a clinical precision to his driving that nobody could match.  Second Place:  Keith Blood, with sharp mind, quick reflexes, and intense focus.  Third place:  Derek Sears, demonstrating his expertise and passion with fast cars on the trac Read More
July 7,2015
Aitor Coca, NIOSH, CDC, discussing Thermetrics thermal manikin with Rick Burke
Rick Burke, President of Thermetrics, and Aitor Coca of NIOSH, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, USA, are shown discussing the use of a Newton thermal manikin to evaluate personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by medical professionals in the recent Ebola outbreak.  Photo is from the International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE) held in Portsmouth, UK June 28-30, 2015.  Read More
June 19,2015
This week Anaheim, CA hosted the semi-annual meetings of the ASTM Technical Committees right at Disneyland’s doorstep, and Thermetrics was along for the ride.  ASTM Technical Committees develop and maintain ASTM standards, and are made up of over 32,000 volunteers from manufacturers, consumer groups, government and academia. Read More