Blog Archives

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

May

What does it mean? As regular readers may know, on October 11, 2016 Thermetrics in-house calibration laboratory as well as our field calibration services became A2LA accredited to ISO/IEC 17025. What is ISO/IEC 17025? Read More
It was a small thing, just one comment from among many heard at the AATCC International Conference, but it captured the essence of our mission here at Thermetrics. Read More
On March 29, 2017, Rick Burke and Derek Sears demonstrated the Thermetrics HVAC Automotive Manikin and STAN Seat Test Manikin systems as part of the Technical Session on Human Thermal Modeling and Measurement for Automotive Applications (2017 ThermoAnalytics Global UGM). Their presentation included a technology overview, practical applications for the manikins and a demonstration on how to couple measurement results with simulation using TAITherm software with Human Thermal Module to provide more insight into end-user thermal response and comfort. Read More

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