Thermetrics Blog

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
April 9,2015
Measurement Technology Northwest (MTNW) began 29 years ago as a couple of engineers in a garage, but thanks to a combination of hard work, opportunity, innovative solutions, and great customers MTNW evolved into two divisions - the Thermal Products Group and the Line Control Group - each with specific product and market focuses.   Read More
January 30,2015
12th Man Spirit!
Newton and team are showing Seahawks spirit before Sunday's Superbowl game against the New England Patriots.  Newton is wearing Seahawks jersey #31 belonging to Kam Chancellor, a founding father of the "Legion of Boom." Newton is surrounded by team members from MTNW's Thermal group, Line Control group, and Engineered Compost Systems. It is the second straight year the Seahawks have earned their way to the Superbowl.  In the run up to the big game, it seems half the city of Seattle is wearing blue and green.   Our team says about Sunday's Superbowl game, "bring it on!" Read More