hide. Toughness - This steel has outstanding toughness, so you can expect it to survive abuse in the field and in survival scenarios. CPM S35VN Steel Review Chris Reeve Knives PacificWhen Crucible Industries introduced its CPM S30V steel, blade-smiths and knife-lovers alike fell in love with it; the quality wear resistance, toughness, and machinability offered by the steel was equal to none other. In choosing the best pocket knife you should pay particular attention to the type of steel used in the blade. Eat Fish, Wear Grundens, Drink Alaskan. I love the knife. By Larry Connelley When looking at quality American-made knives, you'll notice that S35VN and S30V steel are two of the more popular steels for knife blades. sn e celera n c ae o atO de a b ion medall s d rioi plat y I n 9 n ri Vda ov1 los sores doctor Joaquin namers c aoiUd1a lsL d parejas gsnadora de los Irst do, por el destacado rirujano doc- os r Z a Manuel Vald _ Both S30V and S35VN steel are made with the same carbon and chrome content, and from various tests, both steels provide the same edge retention and corrosion resistance. Re: Large fixed blade- s35vn vs 3v Post by Naperville » Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:17 am By this time next year, I am willing to bet that most (51% or more) high end fixed blades are either 4V or S45VN. Re: New Steel â Crucible S45VN. Steel is essentially an alloy (i.e. DLT Trading offers a big selection of Bark River knives to fit any need, including discontinued models, accessories & firesteels. I prefer it to S30V, but that is just me. I would never make a hunting or filet knife in a steel like 3V or M4. share. Shop Bark River online today! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Microtech Knives was established in 1994 in Vero Beach, Florida relocating to Bradford, Pennsylvania in 2005. 3V certainly doesn't stain as easily as O1 for example. Alongside edge geometry and design, blade steel is a critical element that determines how a knife performs. More incremental than revolutionary, but it did test well and we're working with it. Nice chart from his page also. I seem to be able to get a better edge that lasts longer with CPM154. Sprint Run knives from Spyderco are produced in limited quanties in a new steel type or handle color variant. While they have similar histories and composition, â¦ I'm starting out in knife making and plan to make smaller knives/friction folders and kitchen knives. S35VN 3V S30V M4 S90V 10V . sal. Stress Relieving. nice to see these numbers, I like AEBL so much TBH i have very little interest an any of the other steels in general. 2 years ago. Not gonna lie, I don't notice much of a difference from S35VN, S30V, or even CPM 3V. Annealed Hardness: About BHN 255. Knifemakers have often regarded CPM 3V as a great heavy duty knife material and CPM 4Vâ¢ will be an improvement for those who need more wear resistance. Despite being relatively thin it is durable. Top. an cear a ctaenar a vs o las ala u baoH-La a.Ade rostegulau operada moa nn is que tstificdeiapar IR ri.tit7M:-mi" as. Baron Mind Member Posts: 378 Joined: Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:18 pm. The S35VN or CPM S35V is a high-end martensitic stainless steel made by @Crucible, high in Carbon, Vanadium, and chromium designed to offer a great balance between toughness, hardness and corrosion resistance.Itâs used in long-wearing Specialty cutlery, Plastic Injection and Extrusion Feed Screws and Dies, Wear Components for Food and Chemical Processing, and of course in â¦ S45VN is a steel that was developed by one of their metallurgists (Frank) as an improvement to S35VN. Spyderco Para Military 3 Sprint Run C223GPFGR, 2.95" CPM S45VN Plain Blade, G-10 Handle. 18 comments. Just not what those steels shine at. We will have material available for sale by late April 2012. A?û©'Åq âÅ¸»ââ ÓÅ¡æ¿¼¾Ý¨iòÏ âº DÎ(` ¨8 Å¡ lcÓcBÿÏÿÿâ¢ÍÏâº:Âæ¾VFÅý³ï îÐ¹÷LÏ#â¢9× BÑì ËjQ ëc¸LO(0Z Jâ¡%ÅU/ â «ËsUi @¥ à Å¸ 4 3, Å½ â h â¦ ìâ5a ^ySdlnÅÅ½!.â¢¸Ì=À_ Zbâ¬â¬â(TQ%ÚË2Hâ2 hb ZH èÅ½¡pÛ4Uv´á1õ^X²© YgÜ ~4åòSÅ £âM ífäÐÊpeiõsÅ 3V*âË_ ¯+,Å½y'ðâ¢ xÚÌHâ¼æý|¯© Å 1prtâ I â¦ Lionsteel T5 Niolox . People were calling it, “the best knife steel available,” and indeed, it might have been. save. 52 54 56 58 60 62 64 66 As Q. Looks like 63 HRC is easy to obtain and the sweet spot looks to be 64. We have received our CPM S110-V billet and we will start manufacturing sheet as soon as possible. Heat treats can make some difference here. Thermal Treatments. 90% Upvoted. Which do you guys prefer? I have a Bravo EDC in M4. Source: math /s. Just a guess on that, however, as I have not done any comparison tests of S7 vs. 4V re: corrosion resistance. This is the principle reason to select CPM 3V for a knife. Spyderco is always pushing the envelope to please even the most critical steel aficionado in the marketplace. I'm a fan of CPM154. CPM S45VN is looking like it is going to be a winner! This thread is archived. "The blade is made of 3/16" 3V with a heat treat that has been optimized to maximize edge stability in rough use. They have always operated with a simple mission: to make the BEST possible knives with the goal to attain and maintain extremely high-quality knives throughout the evolution of growth and change. CPM S45VN ist ein martensitischer Edelstahl, der im Vergleich zu CPM S35VN eine verbesserte Korrosions- und Verschleißbeständigkeit bietet. A variation of the M5, the T5 has gained a strong following in the outdoor and bushcraft areas as a tough, reliable and versatile tool for the outdoors.The Knife is solid piece of Niolox steel, 5mm thick with a solid 3D machined Micarta â¦ I have no experience with S35VN, but hear good things. Annealing: Heat to 1650°F (900°C), hold 2 hours, slow cool no faster than 25°F (15°C) per hour to 1100°F (595°C), then furnace cool or cool in still air to room temperature. The 3V is probably a little easier to sharpen and it stains a little easier than the others, but neither of those really affect the knife all that much. What are your guys thoughts on it? CPM® S45VN is a martensitic stainless steel specifically created to transcend its predecessors. Both great steels. Das Crucible Industries, Crucible Industries Logo, CPM, 1V, 3V, 9V, 10V, S30V, S35VN und S90V sind Marken von Crucible Industries LLC, Solvay, NY. Until Crucible â¦ report. 400°F 600°F 1000°F 2000°F (1095°C) 1950°F (1065C) 1900°F (1040°C) DS413 6/10 CPM S35VN ©Crucible Industries LLC Printed in U.S.A. Forging: 2100°F (1150°C) Do not forge below 1750°F (950°C). Edge Retention/Wear Resistance - CPM 3V steel does not hold its edge as well as some other steels like S35VN or S30V. 3*3=9 so s90v is 3X more better than s30v. i wonder if S45vn will also have risk due to the change in the steel. CPM 3V Steel for Knife Blades: Pros and Cons. Barkriver Classic Drop Point A2 Barkriver Crusader 3V Barkriver Firesteels Barkriver Fox River 3V Barkriver Fox River A2 Barkriver Fox River CPM 154 Barkriver Gunny 3V Barkriver Gunny A2 Barkriver Gunny Hunter 3V Barkriver Gunny S45VN Barkriver JX6 CPM 154 Barkriver JX6 ELMAX Barkriver Kephart 5in CPM 3V Barkriver kephart Mini 3V Barkriver Macv Recondo CPM 154 â¦ Nathan Carothers uses the "Delta" heat treat on this 3V fixed blades that improves corrosion resistance vs the standard heat treated 3V. The only potential issue with 4V is that itâs not as corrosion resistant as 3V or M4, but should fare about the same as, or maybe a little better than S7, I would think. a mix) of carbon and iron that is often enriched with other elements to improve certain characteristics depending on the desired â¦ S35VN VS 154CM/CPM154.