No.1 tensiometer for 110 years.
From the discovery of blood circulation to the creation
of the first aneroid Vaquez-Laubry ® tensiometers.
1628 Discovery of blood circulation in the heart!
By William Harvey who demonstrated that in one hour the heart transports a quantity of blood equal to three times the weight of a body.
1730 Blood pressure is measured for the 1st time!
By Stephen Hales who recorded a measurement with a manometer connected by a cannula to the crural artery of a horse.
1828 First measurements with a mercury manometer!
By Jean-Louis Marie Poiseuille
1905 Development of the method currently used in clinical practice!
By Korotkoff. It involves measuring with a manometer the counter pressure exerted on an artery by an inflatable cuff whilst listening to the sounds of the artery to hear "Korotkoff" sounds.
1950 Spengler creates the first hand-held sphygmomanomater.
1975 Launch of the hospital range.
1990 Widening of the range.
2000 Spengler manufactures the first decontaminable cuffs (Clinic®).
2006 Spengler starts its first generation of electronic blood pressure monitors for self measurement.
2010 New production plant at Issoudun - 3 000m2.
2012 Merger of SPENGLER and GREEN FOR HEALTH companies, specialist of natural healthcare.
2015 Creation of an after-sales department, a SPENGLER approved maintenance center.
2016 The year of new beginnings.