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    • circa 1964

    A commercial solid-state computer system, including a Beckman 2200 analog computer and Scientific Data Systems 920 digital computer, was released in 1964. Beckman developed programming and utility systems, including…

    • circa 1959

    This brochure highlights the transistor diode's use for computers, telephony, control, and pulse circuitry.

    In 1955, Arnold O. Beckman and William Shockley entered business together when they established Shockley…

    • circa 1959

    This brochure highlights sawtooth oscillator, pulse generator, bistable, and ring counter applications for the NPNP silicon switch.

    In 1955, Arnold O. Beckman and William Shockley entered business together when they…

    • 1965

    This manual describes the features, programming patchboard system, and operational components of the Model 2230 analog computer.

    Beckman Instruments' analog computers were being produced by their Berkeley Division as…

    • Number 5
    • 1955-May

    This in-house publication features a story on the creation of a credit union, employee recreation, the filming of "Success Story," the company's presence at the Pittsburgh Symposium, and Lee de Forest's visit to a…

    • Number 4
    • 1955-Feb

    This in-house publication includes a story about the filming of "Success Story," the company's new Spinco division, and the "feminine talent" in the Cables and Resistors department.

    • E-IM-3A
    • 1974-May

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco. With Spinco came the famous Model E Ultracentrifuge, which was…

    • circa 1964

    The integrated computing system, including a Beckman 2200 analog computer and Scientific Data Systems 920 digital computer, was introduced in 1964.

    Beckman Instruments' analog computers were being produced by their…

    • Bulletin 147-A
    • 1946

    The Beckman Instruments IR spectrophotometers began as a request from the Office of Rubber Reserve to Arnold O. Beckman in 1942, asking for an infrared spectrophotometer that they could use to create rubber. Under this…

    • 1985-Apr

    The photo album documents 50th anniversary celebrations at the Japanese subsidiary of Beckman Instruments, established in Tokyo in 1977. A number of pictured individuals are identified. Unused pages of the album have…

    • 1956

    Beckman Instruments acquired Stamford, Connecticut-based Liston-Becker in 1955. The Model 28 exhaust analyzer went to market the same year.

    Beckman Instruments, Inc. became interested in measuring, controlling, and…

    • Bulletin 423-A
    • 1956-Sep

    The binder includes several proforma invoices, photographs, and Bulletin 423-A: Operating and Maintenance Instructions, IR4 Infrared Spectrophotometer.

    The Beckman Instruments IR spectrophotometers began as a request…

    • 503-C
    • 1958

    The Operating and Maintenance Instructions, 503-C, make up the bulk of the volume and are dated May 1958. Beckman Instructions 535-A, 17329 Gas-Liquid Partition Chromatography Column (Di-N-Butyl Maleate), dated June…

    • 1975

    The advertisement was created for publication in Service Station Management and Motor Age. It emphasizes the reliability of the Model 590 infrared exhaust analyzer, an instrument designed to detect pollutants in the…

    • 1965 – 1985

    The brochure includes a map, list of personnel, and illustration of the Cedar Grove, New Jersey location of Beckman Instruments. Though undated, the brochure was created sometime between Beckman's acquisition of…

    • 1958-Sep

    In 1958, Beckman Instruments held a company picnic at Holidayland, part of Disneyland. Holidayland was a rentable, 7-acre space that only existed from 1957-1961. This invitation was mailed to Lowell Stanley, who spent…

    • Beckman Instruction 015-082296
    • 1973-Jan

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…

    • No. 36, Spring 1966
    • 1966

    Helinews was an in-house publication devoted to the products of Beckman's Helipot Division. This issue featured a two-page spread detailing the process of manufacturing cermet trimmers.

    • 1935 – 1940

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…

    • 1935 – 1940

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…

    • 1935 – 1940

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…

    • Bulletin No. 17
    • 1935 – 1940

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…

    • 1935 – 1940

    The quinhydrone electrode in this instrument was an alternative to Beckman's glass electrode. Quinhydrone electrodes are not reliable at measuring a pH greater than 8, at measuring solutions with strong oxidizing or…

    • Bulletin 16
    • 1939

    The brochure details the components and specifications of the Model R pH meter, manufactured by National Technical Laboratories and branded as a "Beckman pH Meter."

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at…

    • circa 1950

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed an accurate way to measure the acidity of his product. The resulting instrument kicked off…