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SAE Eye on Engineering Quick Take: Inconel and aerospace alloys

Inside the turbocharger of your family car is a special material that was also used in the skin of NASA's X-15 rocket plane. In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at Inconel, a material commonly used in turbocharger rotors. SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at It also airs in audio-only form Monday mornings on WJR 760 AM Detroit's Paul W. Smith Show. Access archived episodes of SAE Eye on Engineering at

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