Uses & Applications of Beryllium

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Uses & Applications of Beryllium

Because of its unmatched combination of qualities, beryllium has become an increasingly important material for a wide range of commercial and governmental applications.


  • Telecommunications System
  • Communications

    Beryllium is used in the manufacture of telecommunications infrastructure equipment, computers and cellular phones, thereby helping people around the world to keep in touch.

  • CT Scanner Machine
  • Medicine

    Advances in imaging equipment, diagnostics and laser medicine have been enabled by the strength and stability of this versatile metal.

  • Crash Test Dummy in Car with Air Bag Opened
  • Safety

    Used in automobile airbags and electronic braking systems, weather forecasting satellites, chemical detection, fire suppression sprinkler systems and emergency rescue equipment, beryllium helps to keep us safe.

  • Satellite Configuration in Space
  • Discovery

    From heat shields that protected NASA’s Mercury astronauts, to the orbital telescopes of tomorrow, beryllium materials have had a front seat in our nation’s extraordinary exploration of space.

  • Oil Field Drilling Wells
  • Oil, Gas & Alternative Energy

    Beryllium is in wide use in the energy field to extract oil and gas, and has a big role in helping to find tomorrow’s clean and affordable energy sources.

  • Airplane Landing Wheels
  • Transportation

    Beryllium alloys are used in automobile components and airplane equipment to ensure the reliable operation of vital equipment and to enhance fuel efficiency.

  • Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Defense and Security

    Our armed forces rely on beryllium - a critical component of weapons, guidance, surveillance and reconnaissance systems.