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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Blowmold manufacturers report that their customers normally have improvements of 15% to 75% when beryllium copper is substituted for steel inserts.
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Complete manufacturing capabilities are offered for medium- to large-size blow molds made from aluminum, Kirksite, and beryllium copper.
Company's beryllium copper alloys, Moldmax and Protherm, reportedly improve the performance of injection molds.
They also manufacture springs with exotic materials such as Beryllium Copper, Brass and Rene 41 alloys.
85mm fixed attenuators and RF loads are constructed with stainless steel bodies and Beryllium Copper (BeCu) contacts making them highly durable and able to withstand harsh environments without sacrificing electrical performance.
The Tiger Eye contact family is one of Samtec's flagship brands and incorporates three or four finger contacts made from beryllium copper, which is preferred for micro-pitch connectors where the contact beam is very short and normal force must be maximized.
Latest production machinery, a dedicated laboratory and state-of-the-art measuring capability ensures it works to the most exacting tolerances and can manufacture components in materials, such as stainless steel, nickel alloys, copper, beryllium copper, phosphor bronze, brass and, thanks to groundbreaking new processes, aluminium, molybdenum, titanium, nitinol and elgiloy.
The connector body is of beryllium copper (CuBe2) or stainless steel, and the series is available with a smooth bore or full detent interface.
Similar capabilities are being developed for Leader Tech's standard and custom precision beryllium copper shielding products.
D series nozzles offer beryllium copper cores for heat transfer with a steel tube through the center for wear resistance, while the KS series offers replaceable tips and faster color changes.
It can be used with excellent results on CNC machines, including Swiss-automatic lathes and in operations machining tough materials such as stainless steels, titanium, high-temperature alloys, and beryllium copper.