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Turbocharger turbine and shaft assembly

United States Patent Application

20070199977
A1
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The present disclosure includes a turbocharger. The turbocharger may include a titanium-aluminide turbine and a shaft. A single joint connects the turbine to the shaft. The joint may include an alloy comprising at least 80 atomic percent nickel and palladium.
Pollard, Michael (Peoria, IL), O'Hara, Stephen John (Zionsville, IN)
11/ 364,451
February 28, 2006
U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with government support under the terms of Contract No. DE-AC05-000R22725 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government may have certain rights in this invention.