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Beryllium

Material: Beryllium
Composition: Be\1-6BeO\<.3 other elements
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0049 0.0051 m3/kmol 299.016 311.221 in3/kmol
Density 1.84 1.88 Mg/m3 114.868 117.365 lb/ft3
Energy Content 400 1200 MJ/kg 43335.5 130006 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 104 124 GPa 15.0839 17.9847 106 psi
Compressive Strength 175 665 MPa 25.3816 96.4501 ksi
Ductility 0.002 0.2 0.002 0.2 NULL
Elastic Limit 170 575 MPa 24.6564 83.3967 ksi
Endurance Limit 155 600 MPa 22.4808 87.0226 ksi
Fracture Toughness 9 15 MPa.m1/2 8.19042 13.6507 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 900 3800 MPa 130.534 551.144 ksi
Loss Coefficient 0.0001 0.0007 0.0001 0.0007 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 170 575 MPa 24.6564 83.3967 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.06 0.075 0.06 0.075 NULL
Shear Modulus 126 150 GPa 18.2747 21.7557 106 psi
Tensile Strength 240 800 MPa 34.8091 116.03 ksi
Young's Modulus 275 315 GPa 39.8854 45.6869 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 1080 1360 kJ/kg 464.314 584.692 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 800 1100 K 980.33 1520.33 °F
Melting Point 1545 1565 K 2321.33 2357.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 1820 1930 J/kg.K 1.40842 1.49355 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 190 216 W/m.K 355.686 404.359 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 10 12 10-6/K 18 21.6 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 4 10 10-8 ohm.m 4 10 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 5
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 4
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 3
Strong Alkalis 4
UV 5
Wear 3
Weak Acid 4
Weak Alkalis 4