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Beryllium Copper

Strong, conductive, machinable

Stainless Steel Products supplies Beryllium Copper 173 alloy in round wire, flat wire, cut to length for the performance you need for the most demanding uses.

Attributes

Beryllium Copper 173 alloy is one of the most popular copper alloys, and offers a long list of benefits when made into wire:

  • Free machinnig alloy
  • High strength and stiffness
  • Durable
  • Conductive
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Good soldering and brazing

Having the right blend

Beryllium Copper 173 alloy is a mixture of copper, beryllium, lead, and trace amounts of other materials. Beryllium Copper 173 alloy is composed of:

Copper97.0
Beryllium1.80 - 2.00
Lead0.20 - 0.60
Cobalt1.0, max

*This is for information purposes only. Actual numbers may vary.

Mechanical

Material CategoryNon-ferrous
Resistivity 6.90E-06ohm-cm
Electrical conductivity22%IACS
Thermal conductivity115w/m-°k
Machine index50%
HardnessB95Rockwell B
Density8250kg/m3
Yield strength1240-1410MPa
Ultimate strength1310-1590MPa
Poissons ratio0.3
Modulus of Elasticity128GPa
Specific heat420J/kg°C
Annealing temperature760-790°C
Solidus865°C
Liquidus980°C

*This is for information purposes only. Actual numbers may vary.

Supplying the wire you need

Wire made from Beryllium Copper 173 alloy has many uses in many industries. Today, Beryllium Copper 173 alloy wire is widely used in the electronic component, spring manufactuirng,, fastener, hardware, marine, valve, and pump industries. Wire manufactured from Beryllium Copper 173 can be used for:

  • Free machinnig alloy
  • High strength and stiffness
  • Durable
  • Conductive
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Good soldering and brazing

Delivering the best Beryllium Copper 173 alloy wire

Since 1995, Stainless Steel Products has developed and delivered high-performing, long-lasting Beryllium Copper 173 alloy wire.

Stainless Steel Products has the experience, expertise and equipment to provide the Beryllium Copper 173 alloy round wire, flat wire, cut to length you require.

Experience

  • Operating since 1995
  • Supply and serve industries and manufacturers across the globe

Expertise

  • Dedicated engineering assistance from a worldwide network of technical professionals
  • Keen attention to detail in all manufacturing phases
  • Superior customer service
  • Expedient, timely delivery

Equipment

  • Headquartered in the United States of America
  • Utilize rolling mills, drawing, spooling and coiling equipment.
  • In-house round and flat wire cleaning available
  • Expansive inventory of materials in stock for quick shipment

Materials

Ferrous or non-ferrous, we work with most alloys available on the market today. Below is a list by major alloy family class:

Other Alloys

Industries We Serve

SSP works with all major industries on various product applications.  Take advantage of our breadth of knowledge on a wide variety of specifications and requirements!

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