15CDV6 is a low carbon, chromium, molybdenum, vanadium heat-treatable steel with high strength after heat treatment (1080-1280 N/mm²).
The alloy is easily welded and does not require localised heat treatment after welding. 15CDV6 combines outstanding yield strength with good toughness. In motorsport applications, the product offers a cost-effective solution in areas where a combination of high-strength and excellent weldability is required.
15CDV6 has a broad range of applications in the motorsport sector due to the cost-effective nature and versatility of the alloy. With characteristics including easy weldability and high strength, it is a popular material in a variety of racing car components including suspension, uprights, wishbones, roll cages and track/pushrods.
Smiths High Performance supplies customers with this material as it offers flexibility in design considerations while not proving too excessive from a cost perspective.
Benefits of using 15CDV6 include:
We are a leading stockholder and supplier of high-performance engineering materials to the motorsport sector. We are supply partners in a range of specialist motorsport markets including Formula 1, Formula E, NASCAR, MOTO GP, WEC & WRC.