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Genre Advertisements Remove constraint Genre: Advertisements Creator Beckman Instruments, inc. Remove constraint Creator: Beckman Instruments, inc. Format Text Remove constraint Format: Text

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    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1960s

    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…

    • 1960s

    This advertisement for Helipot's new series 5200 potentiometer boasts of its toughness and durability, qualities apparently shared by an armored, medieval knight.

    Potentiometers regulate the flow of electricity, like…

    • 1959

    The advertisement features a photo of a nurse regarding a physician who has delivered an Air Force missile. The text discusses the role of Beckman process instruments during missile loading and other aerospace…

    • 1950s

    This advertisement highlights uses for Models R, H, and M pH meters in the water and wastewater treatment industry.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California…

    • 1950s

    The advertisement touts the features of Beckman glass electrodes and the company's position in the instrumentation field.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the…

    • 1976

    Beckman's Biogamma Radioimmuno Analyzer was introduced in 1973. Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is a technique for measuring the antigen concentration. Known quantities of radioactive (labeled or “hot”) antigens and antibodies…

    • 1972

    A yellow cartoon bird wearing a Beckman hard hat angrily exhorts the reader "Let's clean up our nest!" This poster was part of a workplace safety campaign at Beckman Instruments plants.

    • 1980s

    Advertisement for the L8 Ultracentrifuge, which became one of the workhorse centrifuge models of the 1980s and 1990s.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry…

    • 1957

    This data handling system was designed specifically for use with Doppler data from a Sperry 10-C velocimeter, to measure and track missiles. Used by the aerospace industry, the ad promises that it will automatically…

    • 1957

    Beckman Instruments entered the gas chromatograph business in 1956 with the acquisition of the successful Watts Manufacturing Company. Later that year, Beckman Instruments produced its first gas chromatograph, the GC-1,…

    • 1960s

    Beckman Instruments' analog computers were developed by their Berkeley Division as early as 1953. The company produced analog computers -- also called automation, data reduction, or data handling systems -- for the…

    • 1959

    In 1955, Arnold O. Beckman and William Shockley entered business together when they established Shockley Semiconductor Laboratories as a subsidiary of Beckman Instruments, Inc. with the goal of mass producing…

    • 1959

    This advertisement focuses on pH meters' use in the food processing and packaging industry.

    Arnold Beckman invented his first pH meter in 1934 at the request of a chemist from the California citrus industry, who needed…

    • 1977

    Recruitment advertisement for Beckman Instruments, which capitalizes on how the company's products make the world a better place for human beings to live.

    • 1963

    Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen analyzers ended up doing such diverse jobs as monitoring astronauts’ respiration, maintaining packaged food safety,…

    • 1960

    Beckman Instruments became interested in measuring, controlling, and fighting air pollution in the late 1940s and early 1950s, when company president Arnold O. Beckman became the scientific adviser to the Los Angeles…

    • 1961

    Beckman Instruments' analog computers were being produced by their Berkeley Division as early as 1953. The company produced analog computers -- also called automation, data reduction, or data handling systems -- for the…

    • 1950s

    Beckman Instruments entered the gas chromatograph business in 1956 with the acquisition of the successful Watts Manufacturing Company. Later that year, Beckman Instruments produced its first gas chromatograph, the GC-1,…

    • 1975

    This recruitment advertisement for Beckman Instruments builds on the success of its line of automobile instruments, designed to analyze the functions of an engine and to minimize air pollution.

    • circa 1948

    This ad markets several Beckman instruments -- the Model R pH Indicator, the IR Spectrophotometer, and the DU Spectrophotometer -- for use in the oil refining industry.

    • 1985

    Advertisement for various instruments made by Beckman Instruments, Inc., touting the company's long history of producing pH meters, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, and other instruments.