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Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

, Volume 44, Issue 2, pp 803–808 | Cite as

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{1{-}{x}}\hbox {W}_{{x}}\) High Entropy Alloys

  • Yong DongEmail author
  • Yiping LuEmail author
Research Article - Mechanical Engineering
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Abstract

The microstructures, phase composition, and mechanical properties of the \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{1{-}{x}}\hbox {W}_{{x}}\) (x: molar ratio, \({x} = 0,~0.1,~0.2\), and 0.3) high entropy alloys were investigated. Only BCC phase and FCC phase were found in \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{1{-}{x}}\hbox {W}_{{x}}\) alloys. Thereinto, the \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}\) alloy was comprised of the primary phase with BCC structure and the eutectic structures with BCC and FCC phases. The \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{0.9}\hbox {W}_{0.1}\), \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{0.8}\hbox {W}_{0.2}\), and \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{0.7}\hbox {W}_{0.3}\) alloys were comprised of the primary phase with FCC structure and the eutectic structures with BCC and FCC phases. The main effect of Al element on \(\hbox {CoCrFeNi}_{2}\hbox {Al}_{1{-}{x}}\hbox {W}_{{x}}\) alloys was tailoring the proportion of BCC phase and FCC phase, while W element played a greater role than Al element in the solid solution strengthening effect. Hence, the mechanical properties of \(\hbox {AlCoCrFeNi}_{2}\) alloy can be tailored by adjusting the concentration of Al and W elements to obtain a wider range of applications.

Keywords

High entropy alloy Alloy design Eutectic microstructure Compressive strength Hardness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials and EnergyGuangdong University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Solidification Control and Digital Preparation Technology (Liaoning Province), School of Materials Science and EngineeringDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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