Beryllium 50mm Lucite Cube

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Beryllium 50mm Lucite Cube

129.00

Element number 4 on the periodic table happens to be the lightest structural metal and it would make for an absolutely fantastic building option if it wasn't so outrageously rare and expensive. . To fantasize a bit, it would be possible to make a skyscraper ten times taller than the Empire State if it was made of Be as it is stiffer than steel yet lighter than aluminum. A few years ago a hi-tech firm took the trouble to make a bike frame out of beryllium and they were priced at the heady sum of $25,000 each. So one can only wonder how much a load-bearing beam would cost!

You can now score a sample of this truly exotic metal to decorate your desk or as a representation of the element. Each piece is unique shaped and has been selected to highlight the most beautiful textures available. All of it, of course, cast in museum-grade acrylic 5cm to a side that will never yellow or become hazy!

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