High entropy alloys (HEAs) are a new class of metallic materials with five or more principal alloying elements. Due to this distinct concept of alloying, the HEAs exhibit unique properties compared to conventional alloys. The outstanding properties of HEAs include increased strength, superior wear resistance, high temperature stability, increased fatigue properties, good corrosion and oxidation resistance. Such characteristics of HEAs have generated significant interest among the scientific community however, their application is yet to be explored. This paper discusses the mechanical and microstructural behavior of CoCrFeNiMn HEA subjected to thermo-mechanical processing, and its potential application in peripheral vascular stent implants that are prone to high failure rate. Results show that CoCrFeNiMn has characteristics that can potentially find use in peripheral vascular stent implants and extend their life-cycle.

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