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Beryllium Copper

Material Data Sheet isisz-logo
Material:

Beryllium Copper

 
Component Elements Properties  

Beryllium, Be 1.6 – 1.79 %

Co + Ni >=0.20 %

Co + Ni + Fe <=0.60 %

Copper, Cu 98.1 %
 
Melting Point 865 - 980°C
Heat Treated YES
 
Density

8.26

 

g/cc

 

Linear expansion coefficient

 

16.7

μm/m/C

 

Hardness

 

78

Rockwell C

 

Elastic Modulus

 

115

Gpa

 

Poisson’s ratio

 

0.3

 
Electrical resistance

 

0.000009074211 – 0.00001014176

Ohm.mm2/m

 

 
Notes:  
Good to excellent corrosion resistance. Excellent cold workability; good hot formability. Commonly fabricated by blanking, forming and bending, turning, drilling, tapping.
 
Typical Bearing Uses  
  • Non-Magnetic Bearings
  • High Temperature Bearings
  • Cryogenic Bearings
  • Ultra High Vacuum Bearings
  • Chemically corrosive environments
  • High Shock Loading