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Old 07-17-2009, 11:19 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
Well, copper has a much higher melting point than aluminum (1,984F vs 1,220F), and turbos use aluminum housings. I think we'd be ok. I'd be more concerned about the resins inside that hold the windings together.
Why? High-Temp Epoxy Resin!
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