Simon Thermal Manikin

A general thermal manikin for sleeping bag and environmental testing.

A simplified thermal testing tool with broad applications

The “SIMON” thermal manikin system is designed in accordance with the relevant ASTM and ISO standards to meet the product evaluation needs of sleeping bag manufacturers, with additional applications for research and testing institutes. Simplified construction and modular control electronics have helped to lower costs while retaining the advanced features that have made Thermetrics thermal manikins the industry standard. Jointed at the hips and shoulders only, the 13-zone SIMON manikin is a capable and high-value instrument for general product testing.

A complete system for thermal testing

SIMON features a 50th percentile Western Male body form with ultra-stable resistance wire heating for uniform heat flux. A hidden hanging hook located at the top of the head provides an attachment point for support when needed. The complete system includes a PC computer and ThermDAC control software for full thermal control, fault detection, real-time data display, and data logging capabilities.

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Simon’s tech specs

  • 13 independent thermal zones.
  • Height 5’ 9” (175cm), Weight 55 lbs (25kg)
  • Complies with ASTM F1291, ASTM F1720, EN 13537, and ISO/DIS 15831
  • Dell laptop PC installed with ThermDAC control software.
  • For more technical information, view the product spec sheet.

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