High-entropy AlCrTiV alloys

Experience the future of materials technology with our high-entropy AlCrTiV metal alloy—a revolutionary solution that reshapes the possibilities in engineering and manufacturing. Elevate your products to new heights of performance, efficiency, and sustainability with our innovative alloy.

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The Need

In various industries, from aerospace to manufacturing, the pursuit of materials with exceptional mechanical properties coupled with low weight is unending. Conventional alloys often trade off one aspect for another, leaving a gap in the market for a metal alloy that seamlessly integrates strength, hardness, and lightweight characteristics. The need for an innovative solution, a metal alloy that maintains an optimal balance between weight and mechanical properties, has become imperative to meet the demands of modern engineering applications.

The Technology

Introducing our breakthrough: a multiple-principal-element high-entropy AlCrTiV metal alloy. This cutting-edge alloy incorporates aluminum (Al), chromium (Cr), titanium (Ti), and vanadium (V) in precise ratios, harnessing the synergistic effect of multiple principal elements. By utilizing a combination of Al, Cr, Ti, and V in specific percentages, this high-entropy alloy achieves a remarkable balance of strength and low weight. The unique composition results in a solid solution phase, displaying superior mechanical, chemical, and magnetic properties at both room and elevated temperatures. This innovative approach challenges the limitations of traditional alloys, paving the way for a new era in materials engineering.

Commercial Applications

  • Aerospace Industry: Lightweight yet high-strength components for aircraft structures, enhancing fuel efficiency and overall performance.
  • Automotive Manufacturing: Durable, lightweight parts for vehicles, improving fuel economy and reducing emissions without compromising safety.
  • Medical Devices: Biocompatible, lightweight alloys for implants and surgical instruments, ensuring patient comfort and enhancing medical procedures.
  • Manufacturing and Engineering: Advanced materials for machinery and equipment, optimizing efficiency and longevity in industrial applications.
  • Renewable Energy Sector: Lightweight components for wind turbines and solar panels, enhancing durability and energy production efficiency.


  • Optimal Strength-to-Weight Ratio: Our high-entropy alloy offers unparalleled mechanical strength while maintaining a remarkably low weight, ensuring superior performance in diverse applications.
  • Exceptional Durability: The alloy's unique composition provides exceptional wear resistance, extending the lifespan of components and reducing maintenance costs.
  • Enhanced Design Flexibility: Engineers can design intricate and complex structures without compromising on material integrity, fostering innovation in product design.
  • Cost Efficiency: By combining high strength and low weight, our alloy reduces material consumption, leading to cost savings in manufacturing processes.
  • Environmental Sustainability: The lightweight nature of our alloy contributes to energy savings during transportation and reduces the overall environmental impact, aligning with eco-friendly initiatives.

Patent Protection

  • United States Patent No. 11,168,385

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