Metalworking V: Wire Drawing

  • John P. Denny


Beryllium wire combines the lour density, high modulus of elasticity, high thermal conductivity, and high specific heat of beryllium with higher strength levels than are available in other mill forms.


Ultimate Tensile Strength Molybdenum Disulfide Wire Draw Composite Wire High Strength Level 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • John P. Denny
    • 1
  1. 1.Kawecki Berylco Industries, Inc.ReadingUSA

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