Thermetrics Blog

January 17,2014
New MTNT Building in Seattle, Washington 2014.
Measurement Technology NW has been building industry-leading thermal manikin and guarded hotplate systems since 1986, and for the last 14 years all that work has taken place at our current address in the Seattle Fisherman’s Terminal (Interbay) area. A March 2010 blog post (“If you’re ever in the neighborhood”) talks about this in more detail: Read More
December 23,2013
Innovative HVAC systems could save fuel or extend EV range From SAE International, Author Paul Weissler, published December 2013 ©2013 SAE International. All rights reserved. Read More
November 26,2013
The MTNW team and their sister company, ECS, have pooled their resources together and raised $2,680 to donate to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief. Read More
November 7,2013
  The Science of Design Read More
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

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