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1952

Art and Harriet Mitteldorf began making
and selling the 'SPEX mix' after being
rejected by a spectrometer manufacturer

 

1955

  • Semi-Quantitative Standards
    (G, L & Z standards)
  • Ultra Purity Graphite Electrodes,
    Rods and Powders
  • Spectroscopic Plates & Films
 

1955

SPEX Industries presented its
products for the first time at the
Pittsburgh Conference (Pittcon)

 

1954

SPEX Industries was founded in
Queens, NY. SPEX stands for:
Sample Preparation and handling
techniques for the Emission,
infrared, and X-ray spectroscopist

 

1955

First SPEX Industries catalog

 

1959

First Sample Preparation Catalog

 

1960

5000 Mixer/Mill

 

1963

  • The Master Plate
  • Pre-weighted and
    Fluxing chemicals
 

1963

  • 9040 Stabilized DC Arc unit
  • 90101 Arc/Spark Stand
  • 8500 Shatterbox
 

1965

  • XRF liquid cells and consumables
  • C-30 Hydraulic Press
 

1968

  • 6700 Freezer/Mill
  • 5100 Mixer/Mill
 

1964

SPEX 3.4 meter Ebert
Spectrograph was constructed
and used to produce first SPEX
Certified Reference Materials
featured in the very first Certified
Reference Materials Catalog

 

1964

SPEX Industries incorporated

 

1967

  • Acquired first DCP
    spectrometer for QC of CRMs
  • 8000 Mixer/Mill
 

1970

B-25 hydraulic Press

 

1973

Flame and Atomic Absorption
Standards

 

1976

3624 30-ton X-Press

 

1977

8510 Enclosed Shatterbox

 

1970

SPEX Industries, GmbH -European office
opens in West Germany

 

1981

5200 Micro Hammer Cutter Mill

 

1984

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

1984

3624B 35-ton X-Press

 

1985

5200 Micro Hammer Cutter Mill

 

1988

SPEX was purchased by Jobin
Yvon SA

 

1988

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

1990

3630 Automated X-Press

 

1991

Organometallic CRMs

 

1991

4200 Jaw Crusher

 

1992

5300 Mixer/Mill & Fusion products

 

1994

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

1995

8000D DualMixer/Mill

 

1997

6750 Freezer/Mill & 6800 Large
Freezer/Mill

 

1999

8515 Enclosed Shatterbox

 

1990

The Dilut-u-lator was created

 

1991

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

1994

Began independent operation
as SPEX CertiPrep Inc. & SPEX
CertiPrep Ltd. (UK)

 

1997

SPEX goes online with www.spexcsp.com
and email@spexcsp.com

 

1997

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

2000

2000 Geno/Grinder & 8000M
Mixer/Mill

 

2003

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

2006

6770 Freezer/Mill

 

2009

2010 Geno/Grinder
& 3635 X-Press

 

2001

6850 Large Freezer/Mill

 

2004

SPEX SamplePrep, LLC began
Independent operations

 

2004

Web order entry started

 

2007

  • SPEX SamplePrep increase acquired Katanax
    for Fusion Products
  • 8530 Shatterbox
 

2010

6970 EFM Freezer/Mill with
external loading and K1' and K2'
Borate Fusion Fluxers

 

2011

Robotic Autoclamp 2020 geno/Grinder

 
 

2013

1600 MiniG

 

2014

6870D Dual Freezer/Mill

 

2010

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling

 

2014

Handbook of Sample Preparation
and Handling