Design, Production and Characterization of AlTiVMnSix(x=0.25, 0.50) Low Density High Entropy Alloys(LDHEAs)

Polat, Gökhan
Erdal, Anıl
Kalay, Yunus Eren
Recently, there has been a great attention on HEAs to obtain robust mechanical, magnetic and thermal properties. However, there are limited studies on low density high entropy alloys (LDHEA) due to difficulty to produce such alloys with single or dual solid solution phases from low density elements. The development of LDHEA particularly for industrial applications is one of the challenge in this field. In the present study, HEA ability of low density elements are studied in details. In this manner, light weight elements such as Al, Si, Ti, V, Mn were studied using empirical thermo-physical parameters to test their ability to be produced as HEA. The candidate AlTiVMnSi X (x=0.25, 0.50) LDHEAs were produced using arc-melting and induction melting techniques. Single phase LDHEAs and small amount of intermetallic compounds (ICs) with densities as low as 4.61 gr/cm 3 , 730 and 821 HV were produced. We discussed mechanisms of the LDHEA production and the critical properties through a combined study of mechanical and microstructure analyses. This project is being supported by TUBITAK, under the project number 216M058.
19.Uluslararası Metalurji ve Malzeme Kongresi (25 - 27 Kasım 2018)


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G. Polat, A. Erdal, and Y. E. Kalay, “Design, Production and Characterization of AlTiVMnSix(x=0.25, 0.50) Low Density High Entropy Alloys(LDHEAs),” presented at the 19.Uluslararası Metalurji ve Malzeme Kongresi (25 - 27 Kasım 2018), Istanbul, Turkey, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: