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Alloys and Composites

  • Gilbert J. London

Abstract

Beryllium alloys have been studied extensively with a view toward improving the ductility, strength, or toughness of the pure metal. Only a few alloying elements form substantive solid solutions in beryllium metal, i.e., copper, nickel, cobalt, and to a lesser extent iron. Silver has limited solid solubility in beryllium. Most solid-solution alloys are substantially stronger than the purified metal, i.e., metal from which microalloying-type impurities have been removed. Ductility improvement through solid-solution alloying, however, has not been realized and is not considered a likely product of future development studies.

Keywords

Fracture Toughness Extrusion Direction Tensile Elongation Copper Addition Titanium Matrix Composite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilbert J. London
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Air Development CenterWarminsterUSA

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