60th IR anniversary

1956 AR-275
1965 IR-27G
1981 IR-435
1984 FTIR-4000
1990 FTIR-8100
2002 IRPrestige-21
2008 IRAffinity-1
2013 IRTracer-100
2016 AIM-9000

Shimadzu, one of the world leaders in analytical instrumentation, celebrates the 60th anniversary of its IR-portfolio.

Since the middle of the 20th century, spectroscopy has been at the core of Shimadzu’s analytical business unit and a main driving force in the company’s growth and reputation.

Know-how, technological skills and innovative power have brought Shimadzu to a leading position in spectroscopy.

1965: IR-27G
First dispersive table top instrument
1981: IR-435
First instrument with data processor
1984: FTIR-4000
First Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer
1990: FTIR-8100
First FTIR with dynamic alignment standard
2002: IRPrestige-21
First FTIR with mid-near-far infrared measurement range
2008: IRAffinity-1
New benchmark for entry level instruments
2013: IRTracer-100
First FTIR with rapid scan function and LabSolution SW platform
2016: AIM-9000
NEW Contaminant Analysis Program
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