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Evans Electroselenium

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of Westminster Bank Chambers, Bishop's Stortford, Herts. Telephone: Bishop's Stortford, 702. Cables: "Evans, Bishop's Stortford"

1939 - 1954 also at Harlow

  • [1] The company was founded by Arthur Evans in the late 1930s, and was based on the exploitation of the applications of the selenium photocell.
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Photoelectric Cells, Barrier Layer Type for both Direct Reading Instruments and Valve Amplifiers. Direct Reading Test Tube Colorimeters. Reflectometers for comparing reflectance of flat surfaces. Electronic Counting Devices and Controls. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1013) [2]
  • It is now part of Sherwood Scientific Ltd.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Sherwood Scientific Website
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair p98
  • [2] London Science Museum Collections