Application Segments

Aerospace Automotive

Melting Route

Airmelted + VAR

Product Description

BÖHLER V358 in the British Standard Aerospace Series is a 3% Cr-Mo-V nitriding steel offering a tensile strength of 1,320-1,470 MPa, combined with excellent hardenability for high core strength and develops a hard wear resistant case after surface treatment. The alloy is produced by vacuum arc remelting. (VAR)

Typical applications are gear shafts and crankshafts with maximum diameter of 70mm for the aircraft industry and automtovie components.

Technical Specifications

Material Numbers

E40CDV12 1.8523 40CrMoV13-9



Chemical Composition

Chemical composition (average %)
0.35 to 0.43 0.10 to 0.35 0.40 to 0.70 max. 0.020 max. 0.020 3.0 to 3.5 0.80 to 1.10 max. 0.30 0.15 to 0.25 max. 0.030

Available product shapes

  • Long Products
  • Open Die Forgings
  • Semi-Finished Products / Billet

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