List of Manuals by manufacturer "A"

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Ace Glass Inc., Vineland, New Jersey:
Undated 12106-10 Proportional Temperature Controller (Digital Readout) Operating Instructions
Undated 9601, 9603 Instatherm Oil Baths
Undated Instruction Sheet Ace Instatherm
Undated “The Quartz Mercury Arc,” by William T. Anderson Jr.

ACME National Refrigeration Co. Inc., Astoria, New York: Undated, Your ACME Spa Saver: Installation and Care

A & D Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan: Undated, Instruction Manual: ER Series Electronic Analytical Balances

AT&T, Indianapolis, IN:  1989 Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) 7507 Display Terminal

Advanced Instruments, Inc., Needham Heights, MA:
1968 User’s Guide Advanced Osmometer
1969 User’s Guide Advanced Osmometer, Model 3R
1969 User’s Guide Advanced Osmometer, Models 3L, 3W

Airequipt Inc., New Rochelle, NY:  Undated, How to Use Your Junior Printer

Air Products:  Undated, Type “D” Maniford Control Operating and Maintenance Instructions

Alcatel CIT, France:
1982 Start-up and Maintenance Manual for Mechanical Vacuum Pump 2008A
1989 Mechanical Forepumps Types: AC 1004, 2008, 2012, 2020, and CPI 2012, 2020
1999 Rotary Vane Pumps User’s Manual

Abrams Instrument Corp, Lansing, MI: 
Operating Instructions: Abrams 2-4 Stereoscope Model CB, undated:

Aldrich Chemical Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin: 1977, “Handling Air-Sensitive Reagents,” by Clinton F. Lane and Gary W. Kramer, Adrichimica Acta, Vol. 10, No. 1

Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc., Clifton, New Jersey:
1948 Du Mont Cathode-Ray Oscillograph Type 208-B, Operating Instructions
1951 Operating and Maintenance Manual: Du Mont Oscillograph Record Camera, Type 296
1952 Operating and Maintenance Manual: Du Mont Oscillograph Record Camera, Type 297
1958 Operating and Maintenance Manual: Du Mont Type 322-A Dual-Beam Cathode-Ray Oscillograph

Alltech Associates, Inc., Deerfield, IL: 
undated: Data Sheet D4001-3, Oxy-Trap

Alpha Research & Development, Inc., Blue Island, IL:
1969       Micro-Vues: Pertinent Comments Concerning SEM, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1969
1969       Micro-Vues: Pertinent Comments Concerning SEM, Vol. 1, No. 3, Sept. 1969
1970       Micro-Vues: Pertinent Comments Concerning SEM, Vol. 2, No. 2, Oct. 1970

Amersil Inc., Hillsdale, NJ: 1974, Assembly and Operating Instructions: Clear Fused Quartz Mono- and Bi- Distillatin Apparatus, M20, M20R, M40, Bi4, Bi18

Aloe Scientific, St. Louis, MO: Undated, De Fonbrune Micromanipulator and Micro Forge

Alphacom Inc., Campbell, CA:
1980 Instruction Manual: Sprinter 40 Printer
1983 Owner’s Manual: Alphacom 42 Printer
1987 User Manual: Alphacom 42 Plug-In Interface Module for RS232
Undated User Manual: Alphacom 42 Printer

American Bionetics, Inc. (ABN), Hayward, CA: 1980s, Vacublot ™ Instruction Manual

American Dade, Miami, FL: 1987, Instruction Manual for the American Rotator V

American Electronic Laboratories, Colmar, PA:
Undated  Electronic Stimulator, Model 751-B
Undated  Stimulus Isolator, Model 112

American Instrument Co. (AMINCO), Silver Spring, MD:
1951 Installation and Operation of No. 10-210 AMINCO Photomultiplier Microphotometer
1958 Instructions No. 507: Freezing Point Depression Apparatus (see 03.0001.019.00)
1960 AMINCO-Keirs Spectrophosphorimeter, Instruction No. 816
1963 Instructions for Installation of Cat. No. A15-62155 Conversion Kit in AMINCO-Bowman Spectrophotofluorometers and AMINCO-Keirs Spectrophosphorimeters, Instruction No. 832
1964 AMINCO-Chance Dual Wavelength Spectophotometer, Instruction 848-A
1966 AMINCO-Chance Dual Wavelength Spectrophotometer, Instruction No. 848-B (see 98.0020.023.00)
1967 Thin-Layer Chromatograph Scanner, Instruction No. 911
1968    Solid-State, Blank-Subtract Photomultiplier Microphotometer
1968    AMINCO-Bowman Spectrophotofluorometer Instruction 768-H
1969 Drawing SK69069: Grating Monochromator,” by H.K. Howerton
1970 AMINCO Grating Monochromator, Instruction No. 844-A
1971 AMINCO-Morrow Stopped-Flow Apparatus, Instruction No. 939-B
1975 Ratio Spectrophotofluorometer
1975 Instruction 1300-A: Fluoro-Colorimeter
1976 SPF-500 Series Spectrophotofluorometers
“Fluorescence News,” Vol. 1, Nos. 1-5, February thru Winter 1966.
 Vol. 2, No. 5, Winter 1967.
 Vol. 3, Nos. 2, 4, 5, March-April, Autumn, and Winter 1968.
 Vol. 4, Nos. 2-5, March-April thru Fall 1969.
 Vol. 5, Nos. 1 and 4, January-February and Fall 1970.
 Vol. 6, Nos. 2-3, August and December 1971.
 Vol. 7, Nos. 2-4, April thru October 1973.
 Vol. 8, Nos. 1, 4, February and December, 1974.
 Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1975.
 Vol. 10, Nos. 1-2, May 1976.
“AMINCO Laboratory News,” Vol. 12, No. 3, May 1955.
 Vol. 13, No. 2, March 1956.
 Vol. 15, No. 10, December 1959.
 Vol. 17, No. 2, June 1961.
 Vol. 18, Nos. 2, 3, & 4, December 1962.
 Vol. 19, No. 1, March 1963.
 Vol. 22, No. 4, Winter 1966-67.
 Vol. 23, No. 4, Winter 1967-68.
 Vol. 24, Nos. 3 and 4, Fall and Winter 1968-69.
 Vol. 25, Nos. 1-4, Spring thru Winter 1969.
 Vol. 29, Nos. 1-3, Winter thru Summer 1972-73.
 Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 1974.
 Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 1975.
 Vol. 31, No. 3, Fall 1975.
 Vol. 31, No. 4, 1975-76.
Undated Setting Instructions: “Metastatic” Mercury Thermoregulators

American Optical, Buffalo, NY:
1976, Instructions for Use and Care of the AO TS Meter (A Goldberg Refractometer)
1967 Reference Manual AO Fluorolume Illuminator, Model 645
1968 Reference Manual Series 10 Microstar Advanced Laboratory Microscopes
1972 AO Vertical Illuminator for Incident Light Fluorescence Microscopy, Model 2070
Undated Directions Spencer Senior Microscope Lamp no. 735
Undated Photomicrographic Equipment Reference Manual
Undated Instructions for AO Spencer Darkfield Illuminator

Amersham Corp.:
1968    Review 8: Purity and Analysis of Labelled Compounds
1981    Review 17: Sample Preparation in Liquid Scintillation Counting
1984    Review 23: Radioisotope Detection by Fluorography and Intensifying Screens

Amersham International, England:
1985 Membrane Transfer and Detection Methods
2002 Hi Trap Affinity Columns
2002 Hoefer SE 600/SE 660 Standard Dual Cooled Gel Electrophoresis Units
2002 Recorder 111 and 112 User Manual
2003 TE 42 and TE 62 Transfer Electrophoresis Units and TE 50x Power Lid Manual
2003 Hoefer EPS 2A200 Power Supply Quick Reference
2004 EPS 2A200 Power Supply Manual

Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Inc., San Francisco, CA: 
1998 AKTA FPLC System Manual
1998 Hoefer GE 200 Gel Eluter User Manua

Amersil Inc., Hillside, NJ
Undated Clear Fused Quartz Mono- and Bi-Distillation Apparatul

1950    Aminco “Quickset” Bimetal Thermoregulators

Amicon, Lexington, MA:
1974    Hollow Fiber Dialyzer/Concentrator DC2 DC2A Operating Instructions
1974    Ultrafiltration Cells Models 12, 52, 202, 402 Instructions
1975    Fiberglass Liquid Reservoirs Models RG-5 and RG-11 Instructions
1984    Model DC2/DC2A Hollow Fiber Dialyzer/Concentrator
1984    Diaflo Hollow Fiber Cartridges Information and Operating Instructions
1985    Diaflo Hollow Fiber Cartridges Information and Operating Instructions
1985    Moduline Industrial Chromatography Column Instructions
1985    Spiral-Wound Ultrafiltration Cartridges Models S1, S10 Instructions
1991    Acrylic Reservoirs Models RA2000S, RA2000 Instructions
Undated Instructions: Diaflo Ultrafilters, Type YMUndated   Shortform Operating Instructions for Amicon Laboratory Column Prototype
Undated   CH2 Spiral Cartridge Adapter Kit Instructions
Undated    S1/S3 Cartridge Header Kit

Analog Devices, Norwood, MA:
1981 Low Cost 16-Bit Analog to Digital Converter ADC1140
1982 Power Supply Mechanical Information

ANCOM: Undated, Electrical Specification

API Instruments Co., Chesterland, OH: 
1965, Model 901-A and 903-A off-on Optical Control Modules

Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA:
1990 Strategies in Peptide Synthesis:  Introduction to Cleavage Techniques
2007 miRNA Research Guide
2007 Innovations (July, Issue 4)

Applied Physics Corp., Monrovia, California:
Early 1950s Instructions for Cary Recording Spectrophotometer, Model 14
ca. 1957 Instructions for Filter Assembly No. 1404000
ca. 1960 High Intensity Light Source, Model 1571300
1960 Cary Model 14 Recording Spectrophotometer Service Manual
1960 Instructions for Cary Recording Spectrophotometer Model 14-M
1964 Cary Model 14, Optimum Spectrophotometer Parameters,” Application Report AR-14-2
1964 Application Report AR 14-2: Optimum Spectrophotometer Parameters
1966 Cary Automatic Sample-changer Accessory, Models 1441 and 1541
Undated Cary Model 14 Recording Spectrophotometer Service Manual

Archive Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA: 1989, Viper ® SCSI Theory of Operation and Maintenance Manual, Models 60S, 125S, and 150S, 1/4 –Inch Streaming Cartridge Tape Drive

Aristo Grid Lamp Products, Inc., Port Washington, NY:  Undated, Aristo Cold Light Units

A.R. Vetter Co., Rebersburg, PA:  Undated, Operating and Service Manual Instrumentation Recorder, Models B & D

Arkay Corp., Milwaukee, WI: Undated, Electron Microscope Processor

Arthur H. Thomas Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
1951 Kofler Micro Hot Stage Literature Cited
1952 Directions for Use: Beckman Differential Thermometers
1958 Directions for Use for 9085-C, Roto-Cell (Liquid-cooled Double Cell Carrier Assembly) with Partitioned Cell and 9085-D, Ditto but without Glass Cell
1959 Directions for Use for Thomas Model 40 Micro Hot Stage
Undated Directions: 9820-E10 to 9820-E35 Thomas Constant Temperature Water Baths

Atomic Laboratories, Inc., Berkeley, California: 1957, Rayotron Operation Manual

Atmospheric Instrumentation Research Inc., Boulder, CO: 1985, Hand-Held Barometer Operator’s Guide

ATR, Inc., Laurel, MD:
2000s   Multitron Version 2 Incubator Shaker Manual
2000s   Digital Vacuum Controller DVC Instructions

Automated Imaging Association, Ann Arbor, MI: 1993, American National Standard for Automated Vision Components-Cameras-Standard AIA Connector Specifications

Automatic Timing & Controls Inc. (ATC), King of Prussia, PN: Undated, Series 309A and 309B Atcotrol Pushbutton Dial Timers

Avestin, Inc., Ottawa, Canada:
Undated Instructions for LiposoFast Large
Undated Instructions for LiposoFast Basic

Axon Instruments, Burlingame, CA:
1983  Axoclamp-2 Microelectrode Clamp Service
1983  Axoclamp-2 Microelectrode Clamp Theory and Operation

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