MTNW Thermal Blog

April 9,2014
NCSU lab rethinks chemical/biological hazard protection testing and derives important new conclusions. Read More
March 17,2014
Specialty Fabrics Review - Assessment of textile product performance
One of Measurement Technology NW’s clients, Central Michigan University, was featured in Specialty Fabrics Review magazine this month. In the article Dr. Maureen S. MacGillivrary, professor of Apparel Merchandising and Design, talks about the importance of testing textiles and utilizing standardized test methods to provide proof of the functionality of the fabrics/textiles.    Read More
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 13,2013
As Measurement Technology NW grows, so grows our product line brochure. A new, updated version was sorely needed and the project also presented an opportunity to show how MTNW is more than a product line – we are a provider of answers.  A “go-to” source for solutions to the data interpretation problems facing our thermal testing community, such as…   Will I be comfortable? 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

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