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Spectronics Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of ultraviolet equipment and fluorescent materials.

These state-of-the-art products are built to exacting engineering standards and are utilized for literally hundreds of markets and applications
that demand uncompromising quality and reliability.

62 Years of History and Family Owned

Over 62 years designing and manufacturing high quality fluorescent leak detection dyes and ultraviolet lamps.

Spectroline® UV lamps and radiometers are widely used to verify the structural integrity of military and commercial aircraft. Spectroline® fluorescent dyes are used to check for fluid leaks in power plants, nuclear reactors, oil pipelines and industrial facilities worldwide, and were even used on the U.S. Space Shuttle.

A Nobel Prize-winning scientist used Spectroline® UV crosslinkers and transilluminators to do groundbreaking electrophoresis research that will benefit mankind as part of the Human Genome Project.

More than six decades since its inception, the goal of Spectronics is still the same — to produce effective, top-quality products that are on the cutting edge of today’s technology with the utmost dedication to customer satisfaction. Learn more about our mission.

Spectronics Corporation is founded by Bill and Morris Cooper.

Spectronics’ “Ultra-Violet Master Science Lab” is given a promotional display at the famed F.A.O. Schwarz toy store in New York City.

Spectronics invents the world’s first black light counterfeit currency detector.

Spectronics introduces the black light invisible signature verification system to the banking industry.

Life magazine publishes a story about Spectronics’ line of UV-fluorescent educational toys.

Spectronics is granted its very first U.S. Patent (for X-ray film cassettes).

Spectronics is featured on the cover of Popular Science magazine.

Spectronics begins manufacturing UV EPROM erasing lamps.

Spectronics begins manufacturing UV transilluminators for DNA research.

Spectronics introduces its Spectrolinker™ UV crosslinkers to the biotechnology market.

Spectronics invents the SuperFreeze™ pipe freezer for the plumbing industry.

Spectronics receives Plant Engineering magazine’s “Product of the Year Award” for its HVAC/R leak detection products.

Spectronics receives the “Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award” from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Spectroline® UV lamps are utilized in an experiment on the U.S. Space Shuttle to observe how water acts under weightless conditions.

Spectroline® In an episode of the hit TV series The X-Files, FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder user a Spectroline® UV magnifier lamp to examine “alien remains”.

Spectroline® UV transilluminators and crosslinkers are used for research as part of the Human Genome Project.

Spectronics’ AR-GLO® fluorescent dye is installed in the 50 millionth AC&R system.

Spectronics’ industrial fluorescent dyes are NSF Certified to meet G7, GX, HTX-2 and HX-2 food-grade processing requirements.

Spectronics is ranked as one of the largest manufacturing companies on Long Island.

Spectronics acquires the assets of H&I Manufacturing Inc., a precision machine shop that does computer-controlled machining.

Spectroline Pipe Freezer Patent

Spectronics is granted a U.S. patent for its revolutionary Pipe Freezer technology, the fastest, safest and most effective method for forming freeze plugs in pipes.