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154CM is a stainless steel grade developed and manufactured in the United States by Crucible Materials Corporation [1] (now - Crucible Industries). Crucible 154CM is a modification of martensic stainless steel type 440C to which has been added molybdenum. It was originally developed for tough industrial applications and combines three principal elements: carbon, chromium, and molybdenum.

Typical applications[edit]

  • Cutlery
  • Bearings
  • Valve Ports
  • Bushings


154CM contains the following:[2]

  • Carbon 1.05%
  • Chromium 14.00%
  • Manganese 0.50%
  • Molybdenum 4.00%
  • Silicon 0.30%


  1. ^ http://www.crucible.com/products.aspx
  2. ^ http://zknives.com/knives/steels/154cm.shtml

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