History of Guided Wave

Guided Wave Innovations & Milestones

In 1983 Guided Wave was recognized as an industry leader when it delivered the first fiber optic-based NIR analyzers. Today, Guided Wave is the only process NIR vendor that provides a complete optically matched system, yielding the best throughput efficiency and long-term performance that exceeds industry standards

Year Guided Wave Innovations & Milestones Learn More
2017
  • Saybolt Color Analyzer: Complete Analytical System for Measuring Saybolt Color (ASTM D156, ASTM D6045)
  • ASTM Color Analyzer: Complete Analytical System for Measuring ASTM Color (ASTM D1500, ASTM D1524)
2016
  • Stability Monitoring System(SMS)
  • OmniView next-generation software
2015
  • NIR-O – next generation full spectrum analyzer
2014
  • Vacuum Capable G-SST Vapor Process Probe
  • T-SST Process Probe Ideal for small reactors or dilute solutions- provides twice the path length in the same space
 

 

2013
  • Extractor Mechanism -Unique accessory allows removal and servicing of insertion probes without shutting down process
2012
  • Teflon PFA PEEK Flow Cell
2010
  • Process Photometer ClearView db dual channel, dual beam 6 wavelength photometer
2009
  • Second Generation O-SST Probe
2008
  • Guided Wave 25th Anniversary
2007
  • Advanced Holdings Becomes Parent Company
  • Gas Flow Cell Developed with lengths to 1000 mm
2005
  • Sample Conditioning System (SCS)
  • Bayer Material Science License Agreement worldwide rights to Bayer technology
  • Guided Wave Acquires Optical Solutions
  • Guided Wave Relocates to Expand Business
2003
  • G-SST Probe for Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor Monitor (HPVM)
2001
  • Guided Wave Opens European Office
1999
  • Model 412 Analyzer (Spectrometer) – improved performance, more channels
  • Teflon Flow Cell developed for semiconductor applications
1997
  • SST Probe Redesigned with sapphire windows and no o-rings to replace (patented)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor Monitor (HPVM) for Sterilization
1996
  • O-SST Probe Developed
1995
  • ROSA Introduced – automatic sample capture system
1992
  • SpectrON for Refinery Applications
1991
  • Introduced black coated fiber to eliminate stray radiation (patented)
  • InSite Analyzer Introduced
1990
  • Created first direct insertion SST Au-brazed window probe
1989
  • Shuttle Probe developed for zero ejection force for live process lines
1985
  • Model 200 Introduced
1984
  • Developed ¼ Inch Transmission and Wand Probe
1983
  • Guided Wave Founded in Rancho Cordova, California