beryllium copper

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beryllium copper

[bə′ril·ē·əm ′käp·ər]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of copper and beryllium containing not more than about 3% beryllium; used for springs, tools, and plastic molds. Also known as beryllium bronze.
An alloy of copper and beryllium specifically for addition to metals in the foundry.
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Copper Beryllium Alloy Composition Shall Be : Copper : Minimum 97 % Be/Ni : Max 2.
For applications in which maximum heat removal or control is required, Brush Wellman has introduced MoldMax SC, a high-strength, high-conductivity copper beryllium alloy with a hardness of 20 Rc.
Seelbach had direct responsibility for all of Brush's beryllium and beryllium alloy businesses, including their mining and refinery operations, their copper beryllium alloy businesses (which represent more than 50% of BEM's total sales), and all of Brush's international operations.
First, the foundry needed copper beryllium dies for the permanent mold process.
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Materion Brush Performance Alloys announced today that it will increase list prices worldwide on premium grades of copper alloy and copper beryllium alloy rod, bar and tube products.
The Company is also pursuing other commercial applications that use copper beryllium alloys, a material developed decades ago and widely used today.
The decision not to include beryllium on the list underscores the conclusion of the leading European research and consultancy institute working for a sustainable future that beryllium and beryllium oxide ceramic, and therefore copper beryllium and nickel beryllium alloys, do not constitute significant health and environmental risks when used in electrical and electronic equipment," he said.
Scheduled to begin production in 1998, the mills are part of a major expansion at Brush Wellman to produce copper beryllium alloy coil and stock for such electronic industry applications as printed circuit boards, connectors and switches.
s Alloy Products group announced today that it will increase list prices worldwide on premium grades of copper alloy and copper beryllium alloy rod and wire products.
Alloy 390(TM) combines the best attributes of two separate families of commercial copper beryllium alloys -- the strength of the "high strength" alloy C17200 with the conductivity of "high conductivity" alloys such as C17410 and C17510.
Harnett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The economic slowdown initially had a very limited effect on our performance as customer inventories in copper beryllium alloys were low as a result of supply constraints last year in the alloy strip products business.