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    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman introduced the KLiNa Flame System, a flame photometer with attached diluter and printer, in 1971. The company first marketed a chloride/CO2 analyzer in 1975.

    Flame photometers determine the presence and…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman first marketed a chloride/CO2 analyzer in 1975.

    The instrument simultaneously measured chloride and carbon dioxide. It was used in clinical settings to analyze serum, spinal fluid, and sweat.

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman first marketed a chloride/CO2 analyzer in 1975.

    The instrument simultaneously measured chloride and carbon dioxide. It was used in clinical settings to analyze serum, spinal fluid, and sweat.

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman first released the Airfuge Ultracentrifuge in 1975.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco.…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman Instruments introduced the Metabolic Measurement Cart (MMC) in 1975. The programmable system could automatically test oxygen, carbon dioxide, barometric pressure, expired air volume and temperature, and print…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman Instruments introduced the Metabolic Measurement Cart (MMC) in 1975. The programmable system could automatically test oxygen, carbon dioxide, barometric pressure, expired air volume and temperature, and print…

    • 1978 – 1984

    An unidentified man in a lab coat and mask gets toxicology readings of a rabbit using a TOXSYS Terminal. The cages in the background likely hold other animals intended for testing. This toxicology instrument uses…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman's Biogamma II was introduced in 1975. Radioimmunoassay (RIA) is a technique for measuring the antigen concentration. Known quantities of radioactive (labeled or “hot”) antigens and antibodies are mixed, then…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman Instruments introduced the Metabolic Measurement Cart (MMC) in 1975. The programmable system could automatically test oxygen, carbon dioxide, barometric pressure, expired air volume and temperature, and print…

    • 1975 – 1984

    Beckman first released the Airfuge Ultracentrifuge in 1975.

    Beckman Instruments began producing centrifuges after their January 1, 1955 acquisition of industry leader, Specialized Instruments Corporation, or Spinco.…

    • 1984

    Two views of a tour group observing the extrusion of a saran bubble from a rolling machine at the Dow Chemical Company plant in Midland, Michigan. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as follows…

    • 1984-Mar-15

    In this interview Professor Izaak Kolthoff begins by discussing his early life in Holland, his family, and his education. Kolthoff continues with the factors influencing his decision to become an analytical chemist, and…

    • 1984-Jan-04 (First session)
    • 1984-Jan-05 (Second session)

    Francis O. Rice discusses his life and career in this interview, which begins with mention of his early days in England, his studies at Princeton, and his teaching at New York University. Rice describes his teaching,…

    • 1984-Jan-17

    In this interview Vladimir Prelog discusses his career as an organic chemist. Prelog describes a thirty five year long affiliation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). This includes work with the…

    • 1984-Feb-08

    John C. Warner begins the interview with a discussion of his family and childhood years growing up on a farm. He developed an interest in science in high school due to the encouragement of his science teacher, G. W.…

    • 1974 – 1983

    Electrophoresis uses an electric field to separate particles in a medium (like a gel) based on their size, charge, or a binding affinity.

    • 1974 – 1983

    Beckman introduced a Microzone Electrophoresis System in 1964; the Model R-112 was released in 1974. Electrophoresis uses an electric field to separate particles in a medium (like a gel) based on their size, charge, or…

    • 1974 – 1983

    This instrument, introduced in 1974, can run both blood glucose and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) analyses.

    The Glucose Analyzer was developed by James Sternberg in 1969 and was one of several very successful medical…

    • 1974 – 1983

    The ACTA M UV-visible spectrophotometer was first introduced in 1974.

    • circa 1983

    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…

    • 1983
    • Undated

    The color photographs depict an instrument owned by Jack Kertzman of Perma Pure Products. Kertzman apparently purchased the Model P oxygen meter from an Exxon surplus sale, used it for many years in his laboratory, and…

    • 1983

    The photographs show Wallace Coulter cutting a boat-shaped cake at a celebration of Coulter Corporation's anniversary.

    Wallace and Joseph Coulter founded the Coulter Corporation to market Coulter Counters, instruments…

    • 1983

    Green plastic case with snap lid on front; kit comes with five different types of plastic pieces: 12 multi-colored balls, eight gray "double bonds" pieces, one gray "triple-bonded carbon pairs" rod, and dozens of…