Chromium-vanadium steel

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Chromium-vanadium steel (symbol Cr-V or CrV; 6000-series SAE steel grades) is a group of steel alloys incorporating carbon, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, chromium, and vanadium. Some forms can be used as high-speed steel.[1] Chromium and vanadium both make the steel more hardenable. Chromium also helps resist abrasion, oxidation, and corrosion.[2] Chromium and carbon can both improve elasticity.[3]


  1. ^ Efunda (Retrieved September 30, 2012):
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    • "AISI 6118".
    • "AISI 6150".
    • "AISI 6150 H".
  2. ^ "Chromium-Vanadium Steels". Retrieved September 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "vanadium steel". Retrieved September 30, 2012.