Keeping the spark alive

Nickel alloys for spark plug ignition

Dean Jobb - March 08, 2013

Spark plug

Designers of internal combustion engines big and small – from the compact four-cylinder motor under the car’s hood to room-sized power plants – require reliable spark plugs to keep their creations running smoothly. And spark plug manufacturers in turn rely on nickel alloys to build reliable, durable electrodes to keep their plugs firing dependably.

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