Beryllium Copper goes by a few different names. You might hear it called BeCu, Copper Beryllium, Beryllium Bronze, Alloy 172, or Spring Copper. When you hear these words, they are always talking about Beryllium Copper.
Beryllium Copper is used in a lot of different fields and industries. This is mostly because it is strong, can conduct electricity and heat, and doesn’t spark or attract magnets. Today, I’ll talk about the unique things about Beryllium Copper that make it such a popular choice.
COMMON BERYLLIUM COPPER PRODUCTS
Beryllium copper is often used in small springs, electronic connectors, computer parts, and telecommunications products. Beryllium copper has a lot of uses and is known for:
High ability to bend and conduct electricity and heat.
Being able to be pressed into complicated shapes with close tolerances
Good resistance to rust and oxidation
Excellent qualities for working with, shaping, and machining metal
BERYLLIUM COPPER AND DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENTS
In places like oil rigs and coal mines, one spark can be enough to put people and property in danger. In this situation, the fact that Beryllium Copper doesn’t spark and isn’t magnetic can really save lives.
Tools used on oil rigs and in coal mines, like wrenches, screwdrivers, and hammers, often have the letters “BeCu” on them. This means that they are made of Beryllium Copper and are safe to use in those places.
BERYLLIUM COPPER AND SPECIALIZED TOOLS
Copper Beryllium is often used to make tools that don’t spark, but it is also used to make professional musical instruments. Copper Beryllium is often used to make both tambourines and triangles.
Copper Beryllium is used to make these percussion instruments because it gives them a consistent tone and resonance. This makes it a popular material for high-end, high-quality percussion instruments.
BERYLLIUM COPPER AND VARIOUS TEMPERATURES
Even when it is cold, BeCu keeps its strength and ability to conduct heat. So, it is used in equipment that needs to be kept very cold.
Beryllium Copper is used instead of powdered steel or iron in the valve seats and guides of high-performance four-stroke engines with titanium-coated valves. This is because Beryllium Copper can get rid of heat from the valve faster than powdered steel or iron.
CHOOSE KALPATARU PIPING SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BERYLLIUM COPPER NEEDS
As you can see, the properties of Beryllium Copper make it a great choice for a wide range of industries and uses. Kalpataru Piping Solutions sells Beryllium Copper in three different hardnesses, from 0.003 to 0.060: annealed, quarter hard, and half hard. Only a small number of full hard and mill-hardened tempers are kept in stock.
We offer a lot of extra services to make the production process easier for our customers. For our Beryllium Copper products, we also offer precision slitting from.250″ to 12,000″, edge rolling, cut-to-length, and de-burring services.
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5 UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF BERYLLIUM COPPER: Beryllium copper, sometimes referred to as spring copper or beryllium bronze, is one of the greatest-strength copper-based alloys now on the market. Commercial grades of beryllium copper range in beryllium content from 0.4 to 2.0 percent.
Differences Between Regular Copper and Beryllium Copper: Beryllium copper is a copper alloy containing less than 3% beryllium and occasionally additional elements. Beryllium copper combines great strength with non-magnetic characteristics and no sparking.