- 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Beckman's Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts of power.
Beckman's Space Engineering Group designed and built "the Moonspoon," a prototype instrument to sample and analyze lunar soil via absorption spectroscopy.
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…
- Bulletin 423-A
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…
- 1950-Dec-26 – 1951-Aug-07
These internal memos document a year's worth of human resources and other personnel decisions made at National Technical Laboratories, the precursor to Beckman Instruments. Some entries may have been written by Arnold…
This instruction manual for several Beckman Instruments products was created by the Hanford Site Instrument Department, specifically for use with Beckman instruments used in their facility. Instruments covered in this…
The first Beckman Instruments DU Spectrophotometer was developed in 1940, when the company was still called National Technical Laboratories. Spurred by employee Howard Cary (who had previously been involved in pH meter…