Thermetrics Blog

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 Cost:  $600 Register 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
June 17,2015
Examination of Newton thermal manikin at ShanghaiTex 2015
Newton thermal manikins are known and respected around the world, and Newton's visit to ShanghaiTex has shown me just how popular he is.    Read More
June 9,2015
Each year, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) brings together a vast array of knowledge, innovation, and new products at the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Michigan.  This year, Thermetrics President Rick Burke attended the congress to meet with existing customers and discuss applications of Thermetrics products for the transportation industry.  The event included strategic and technical sessions, exhibit spaces, and even a Ride and Drive section to try out new vehicles firsthand. Read More
June 9,2015
Dave Heiss with Newton at Textile Germany May 2015
Once again the Techtextil show in Frankfurt, Germany lived up to its reputation as a major textile industry event.  Expanded to four days for 2015, the additional day turned out to be an excellent time to revisit parties who had been too busy to talk or who had asked for more information when contacted earlier.  Thermetrics again shared space in the Mesdan S.p.A. stand, and our contribution to the Mesdan Lab display was a SGHP-8.2 sweating hotplate and an advanced 26-zone sweating “Newton” thermal manikin system.   Read More
June 8,2015
The University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings (UCEEB) is an independent institute of the Czech Technical University in Prague.  UCEEB's goal is to research and design buildings which are green, smart, reasonably-priced, and with a healthy interior climate. Read More

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