CPM 3-V Tool Steel
Note: All steel is sold by the foot. When picking the quantity of 2, equals a 2 foot bar. Our steel bars come in 4 foot lengths (CPM steels are in 3 foot lengths). Please provide your cutting instructions in the shopping cart left of the total price in the box “Special instructions for seller”. If no instructions are provided, we cut based on the following:
4 foot lengths will be cut in half and shipped in 2 foot lengths.
3 foot lengths will ship in 3 foot lengths.
5 foot order will be shipped in a 2 foot and 3 foot length.
Any bars over 3 feet are very expensive to ship and will be cut to fit in a 2 or 3 foot box.
CPM 3-V is a tough and well known Crucible steel with a fair amount of chromium and the ability to hold a very fine edge, but slightly simpler in composition than S30 or S35-VN.
Between the corrosion resistance and toughness, CPM 3-V rarely disappoints and fits a wide range of categories for blades where a more expensive CPM may not be necessary.
Like all Crucible CPMs, the combination of powdered metallurgy and Crucible quality stand out in a performance steel that readily adapts to almost any situation.