Beryllium Copper Product Specifications

Our beryllium copper meets ASTM B194 specifications and is ideal for an array of applications. Beryllium copper, commonly referred to as BeCu and Alloy 25, exhibits superb electrical and thermal conductivity. It is extremely ductile, and as such can be stamped into complex shapes with tight tolerances. It offers good corrosion and oxidation resistance, and is an excellent choice for:

  • Electronic connector contacts
  • Telecommunications products
  • Small springs
  • Computer components
  • Other non-sparking applications

 

Commonly Stocked Beryllium Copper

Mead Metals carries alloy 172 beryllium copper in annealed, quarter-hard, and half-hard tempers from 0.003 to 0.060. Full-hard and mill-hardened tempers are stocked on a limited basis. 17410, 17460, and 17510 are also obtainable.

Beryllium copper combines high strength with non-magnetic and non-sparking qualities. It has excellent metalworking, forming and machining qualities. It has many specialized applications in tools for hazardous environments, musical instruments, precision measurement devices, bullets, and aerospace. Available in small-order quantities, especially for engineering, die trials, and short runs.

 

Beryllium Copper Value-Add Services

Mead Metals offers a number of services to add to our alloy 172 beryllium copper products. We can save you time and money in your production process with our value-add services:

  • Precision slitting from .250" to 12.000"
  • Edge-roll
  • Cut-to-length
  • De-burr

 

Minimum Order Quantity Policy

Our Minimum Order Quantity policy enables us to suit metal product orders of all sizes. Every metal product we provide has its own MOQ, and for beryllium copper, our MOQ is 3#. While we can and will support orders for quantities smaller than this, the minimum lot charge will remain the same for any quantities ordered at or below a metal’s MOQ. Additional variables apply depending on material thickness, width, and additional processing.

 

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Production Process

  • Alloys are heated into a soluble mixture
  • The mixture is deformed, quenched, and reheated several times to achieve an ideal internal structure
  • Final mixture is cooled and formed
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    Pros

    Superb electrical and thermal conductivity
    Ductile
    Able to be stamped into complex shapes within tight tolerances
    Corrosion-resistant
    Non-sparking
    Non-magnetic

    Cons

    High-cost

    Its dust, mist, and fume is toxic to humans

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    Quick Quote Response Rate 4 HRS

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