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Burgener Nebulizer History Timeline

15 billion B.C. Universe Created.
4.5 billion B.C. Earth created.
65 million B.C. Mammals replace Dinosaurs.
1 million B.C. First ancestors of humans.
5 thousand B.C. Recorded Human History begins.
1800 - 1900 A.D. Burgener ancestors arrive in Canada.
1946 A.D. Jack Burgener starts first commercial spectrographic lab in Canada.
1977 A.D. John Burgener begins work on ICP whole rock analysis.
1978 Development of high temp Lithium Metaborate Fusion for whole rock ICP analysis.
1985 John Burgener and Guy Legere develop Burgener Legere Nebulizer - The first commercial Teflon Nebulizer, and the first Babington V groove type nebulizer in one, non-adjustable piece.
Trulogic Spectrometer upgrade developed.
Spectrometer Operating System software written by John Burgener for Trulogic spectrometer.
1989 Technical Solutions unLimited created to sell nebulizers and software.
1991 Commercial Lab sold, John Burgener begins to work full time on Nebulizers and software.
1992 Lambda III (DOS version) spectral wavelength tables introduced.
Introduction of the BTF, the first commercial parallel path nebulizer.
TCR-1: First Teflon Chamber introduced.
Introduction of the BTS 30, BTS 50 and BTS 100.
1994 T2000 long nose parallel path nebulizer developed.
1995 Burgener Research Incorporated.
Parallel Path Nebulizer patent awarded.
TJA Trace Parallel Path nebulizer introduced.
T2002 nebulizer introduced.
Q5000 Automatic Microwave Digestion system developed with Questron.
1996 Begin work on new design that will eventually become the Mira Mist.
DCP Teflon nebulizer produced
1997 1000th nebulizer produced.
TCR 97 Teflon Chamber introduced.
Lambda III for Windows introduced.
1998 SPIF for Windows introduced
1999 Micro 1 - First of our low flow Micro series nebulizers developed.
2000 Micro 3 introduced.
2001 Teflon & Peek Mira Mist introduced.
Ari Mist introduced.
Mira Mist CE introduced.
Mini Teflon chamber introduced.
LB 30 high flow industrial nebulizer introduced.
2002 Applied for Enhanced Parallel Path Method patent.
Graphite Mira Mist HS introduced.
SS 50 - Stainless Steel nebulizers introduced.
Flex 50 - Flexible Nylon and Stainless Steel nebulizers introduced.
Micro 3 discontinued
2003 US Patent # 6,634,572 issued Oct. 21, 2003 - Enhanced Parallel Path Nebulizer Method.
Opening of new offices in England.
Scott Double Pass Teflon Chamber introduced.
Cyclonic Teflon Chamber introduced.
2003 5000th nebulizer produced.
2004 Canadian Patent # 2,384,201 issued Nov. 30, 2004 - Enhanced Parallel Path Nebulizer Method.
2006 T2100 Introduced - 750 micron ID - the largest ID of any ICP nebulizer ever made.
BTS 50 officially discontinued.
2007 10,000 nebulizer produced.
2008 Trace Officially discontinued and replaced with T2100.
Burgener Legere officially discontinued.
2009 Enya Mist introduced - 200 nanoliter/minute to 50 microliter/min sample flows.
2009 15,000 nebulizer produced.
2010 T2002 officially discontinued, but plan to have them still available for many years.
2011 LB 80: 10 - 100 ml/min nebulizer - Introduced in April 2011.
2011 20,000 nebulizer produced.
2013 25,000 nebulizer produced
2014 Burgener PFA 250 & PFA 260 Nebulizer introduced.
Burgener X-175 Nebulizer introduced.
2019 Burgener SC-175 Nebulizer introduced.
2021 50,000th nebulizer produced.
2022 Mira Mist II introduced with 1/4-28 chromatographic sample line fittings.
2023 Aureus Nebulizer introduced: 100% HP PFA Enhanced Parallel Path nebulizer for ICP/MS.

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