Copper-beryllium alloys offer users a combination of electrical and mechanical properties. The mechanical strengths achieved as a result of heat treatment ranks amongst the highest of all copper alloys. It has a reliable electrical conductivity that is known to outperform materials like bronze. To meet the strict demands of electrical engineering, we offer a full-range of copper-beryllium alloys. Below, we want to take the time to highlight some of our more popular alloys.
Alloy 26 contains approximately 2% of beryllium, and it achieves the highest hardness and mechanical strength after the heat treatment of all copper-beryllium. In re-rolled or soft conditions, alloy 25 exhibits excellent bending behavior. This alloy is primarily known for its high fatigue strength, as well as its outstanding relaxation resistance.
Alloy 190 does not need heat treatment, which helps prevent the distortion of finished products. Alloy 190 is commonly used because of its bending behavior that varies depending on the type of tempers.
Alloy 3, when compared to alloys 25 and 190, contains a low beryllium content. As a result, the alloy only provides medium mechanical strengths. As power decreases, the electrical conductivity increases. The alloy is heat treatable and offers outstanding being properties. It is possible to factory anneal type 3.
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