In order to meet growing expectations, NGK SPARK PLUG regularly invests in research, technology, and development. As a result, the company produces over 1,000 different types of spark plugs for every type of automotive engine as well as for motorcycles, marine, power sport, and many other applications. This is why the NGK product range has the right product for nearly every engine and every demand!
- Unique design to guarantee the best possible performance
- Wide range of different heat ratings for high thermal endurance
- High-performance spark plugs for the newest engine technologies
As the main source of power in any petrol engine, a spark plug performs an essential function: It is responsible for igniting the air-fuel mixture in the combustion chamber of petrol engines. This combustion process creates power, ultimately setting the vehicle in motion.
To make sure the combustion process runs smoothly, the spark delivered by the spark plug must ignite just before the piston reaches its highest point and the compression is at its greatest. The quality of this ignition influences several factors which are of great importance for both the driving operation and the environment, including smooth running, performance and efficiency of the engine as well as harmful emissions.
NGK iridium spark plugs currently represent the highest-quality technological solution. They feature an iridium-alloy on the middle electrode welded on in a special process using laser. One of the world’s hardest metals, the precious metal iridium starts melting at a temperature of 2450°C and is therefore very resistant to spark erosion. By using it, the service life is doubled on average in comparison to standard nickel spark plugs.
NGK SPARK PLUG first began European operations in the UK in 1975 and in Germany in 1979. After the creation of NGK SPARK PLUG Europe in 1989, responsibility for the entire EMEA region was pooled under one roof in 2017 to comprise more than 90 languages on three continents