Nissan Datsun Pathfinder Platinum Plug
About Platinum Plug
The spark plug is a vital part of the ignition system and will operate under the most extreme circumstances. Spark plugs are exposed to combustion chamber temperatures and combustion component products. The threaded steel shell fits into the cylindrical head with a typical hole. Spark plugs can be used to make sure that the gasket fits securely between the head of the cylinder and the outlet of the cylinder. In both the middle and side electrodes, the Spark plug contains essential and other metals. The metal directs the high tension of the funnel wire through the funnel plug so that, as it passes, it can fire through the slight gap between the principal and the side electrode. The process of combustion begins with the critical spark. Platinum has a higher melting point and is much stronger than nickel alloy metal. A single platinum plug resembles a copper spark plug with a platinum disc that is welded to the center electrode. A dual platinum spark plug consists of a platinum disc at both center and side electrodes. Platinum plugs have a high melting point and they are much stronger. This keeps the sharp edge of a conventional spark plug for up to 100,000 miles as platinum is hard. Longevity is one of the platinum chips' important assets. Another benefit of the platinum spark plug is that they are running a little hotter, which burns the spark plug better with particles and helps prevent fouling. Platinum also manages high heat to make the spark plug stronger.
What is the purpose of Platinum Plug?
Platinum is much tougher than nickel alloy metal and has a higher melting point. A single platinum plug is identical to a copper spark plug with a platinum disc welded to the electrode in the middle. This keeps its sharp edge much longer than a traditional spark plug, up to 100,000 miles, because platinum is harder.
How Platinum Plug Works?
Electrical current travels from the battery to the induction coil, which increases the voltage required to ignite the plugs. Spark plugs are needed to make a smooth burn. Each spark plug has an ignition system connected. When the coil is generating high voltage, electrical impulses travel through insulated plug wires from the ignition coil. Spark plugs require voltage from a lower voltage battery that exceeds 20,000 Volts. Once the voltage exceeds the dielectric strength of the gases, a spark springs the gap at the firing end of the plug and the mixture of air and fuel is ignited.
Where is Platinum Plug Located?
The Platinum spark plugs are mounted on the cylinder head of the engine.