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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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