Chapter 8. Beryllium Oxide

  1. William Smothers
  1. D. J. Kaczynski and
  2. K. A. Walsh

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320297.ch8

Proceedings of the Conference on Raw Materials for Advanced and Engineered Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 9/10

Proceedings of the Conference on Raw Materials for Advanced and Engineered Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Kaczynski, D. J. and Walsh, K. A. (1985) Beryllium Oxide, in Proceedings of the Conference on Raw Materials for Advanced and Engineered Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320297.ch8

Author Information

  1. Brush Wellman, Inc. Elmore, OH 43416

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374368

Online ISBN: 9780470320297

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Keywords:

  • thermal conductivity;
  • ceramics;
  • metallurgy;
  • beryllium-containing leach liquors;
  • extraction

Summary

The high thermal conductivity and specific heat of high purify beryllium oxide ceramics at low temperatures makes them useful for applications in electronics, automotive and aircraft ignitors, and in microwave devices. Production, properties, and health aspects of BeO are described.