Turbocharger is a quite complex component because it must withstand high temperatures, oxidizing exhaust gas and vibration. The manufacturing and assembly done must be done in accordance to those constraints. The video below shows how a turbocharger is manufactured, assembled and validated.
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This video presents a kind of semi-automatized process for manufacturing of turbochargers, but in some big companies, the process can be nearly fully automatized for following-up the high cadences of automotive industry. According to you, which part of the selling price is due to the cost of manufacturing? What about of the share due to manpower?[/titled_box]