Accession Number:

ADA604768

Title:

Working With Beryllium Copper

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

NAVAL FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST CHERRY POINT NC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Beryllium Copper Several alloys processed. Manufacture of bushings. Removal tools manufactured from beryllium copper ex. chisels. Developed local processing specification for handling beryllium copper parts and raw stock August 2002. Artisans and supervisors familiar with MSDS. Concerns Working with beryllium copper a personnel hazard. Fine particles of beryllium copper from machining, grinding, sanding, filing and any other operation that removes base metal. Beryllium dust or fumes irritate the respiratory tract. Hypersensitive or allergic reactions to repeated or prolonged exposure. Symptoms include redness, itching and pain when exposed.

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE