Beaver, Wallace W. Formerly, Brush Beryllium Company, Cleveland, Ohio.
Trautman, W. Dean Brush Beryllium Company, Cleveland, Ohio.
- Beryllium-copper alloys
- Alloys with nickel and iron
- Additions to nonferrous alloys
- Beryllium-base alloys
- Intermetallic compounds
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Dilute alloys of base metals which contain a few percent of beryllium (Be) in a precipitation-hardening system. They are the principal useful beryllium alloys manufactured today. Although beryllium has some solid solubility in copper, silver, gold, nickel, cobalt, platinum, palladium, and iron and forms precipitation-hardening alloys with these metals, the copper-beryllium system and, to a considerably lesser degree, the nickel-beryllium alloys are the only ones used commercially.
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