Thermetrics Blog

September 25,2013
The Man-in-Simulant Test (MIST) laboratory, located at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles, allows researchers to realistically evaluate the capabilities of first responder protective garments against non-toxic vapors that closely resemble harmful chemical and biological agents. Read More
August 28,2013
Nike Sport Research Lab - Future of Sportswear Read More
August 6,2013
Seth Moczydlowski, a graduate student working with MTNW client Philadelphia University, recently won first place in a research poster competition for the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC).  Seth’s project used a Newton thermal manikin to demonstrate that screen printed ink on athletic T-shirts makes the wearer hotter and sweatier.  Read More
July 9,2013
Techtextil, held every two years in Frankfurt, Germany, is one of the textile industry’s larger trade shows. This year MTNW’s SGHP-8.2 sweating hotplate was on display as part of the Mesdan Lab booth, along with yarn splicers, burst and tearing devices, and the always popular abrasion and pilling tester. At three days in length Techtextil is not a particularly long show, but this year’s exhibition was a busy one. Read More
April 26,2013
Female Newton configuration
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March 14,2013
CCHR test device
CCHR (Conductive and Compressive Heat Resistance) test device ASTM F1060 “Standard Test Method for Thermal Protective Performance of Materials for Protective Clothing for Hot Surface Contact” is a test method used to measure and rate the thermal insulation properties of protective clothing materials when exposed to temperatures of up to 600°F (316°C). Read More
February 11,2013
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January 21,2013
Come see our products in action at the Outdoor Retailer Summer show in Salt Lake City July 31- August 3, 2013. This show is the largest outdoor sports industry gathering in the world, bringing retailers and media together with over 1000 brands in the business of producing and selling the active outdoor lifestyle. MTNW will be partnering with North Carolina State University in exhibiting the range of thermal solutions possible with our cutting edge thermal measurement technologies. Read More