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CPM 3V Information & Composition

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Crucible CPM 3V is my favorite blade steel.

This high carbon alloy steel is extremely tough and has enough chromium to have some corrosion resistance. Grind the edge thinner than normal. The steel is tough enough to support a thin edge.

Pyrovan and Vanadis 4 Extra are shown in the table above for comparison purposes.

Heat Treating Information:

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Pacific Metallurgical
Paul Bos Heat Treating
Peters Heat Treating

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Blade Steel Information & Composition

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