Scorch's Water Spark Plug Test

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Note- Due to automatic camera apertures, frame rates and youtube processing; it can be difficult to properly demonstrate a difference of arc flash brightness in these videos. So may be best to just concentrate on the audio differences between dry and wet plug in this experiment.

Hello all you science and experimentalist furries, ScorchGD here.
Today is Tuesday April 21 2015 and I conducting a slightly different experiment with the same generator powered ignition system. Only this time, I am using a common off-the-shelf non resistor spark plug which will fit my portable generator and I have mounted it in place of the spark gap I had before. Which BTW, looks much better in the original video but it does appear that Youtube processing pretty much removed almost all the very nice and bright white plasma arc flashes in that video so it no longer appears nearly as impressive on youtube as it does in my original video file.

Oh well.

Here is pretty much what I get if I simply operate the ignition system with the blocking diode engaged.
In this condition it is pretty much just a nice strong “plasma” type of spark that is emitting a “ticking” sound from the plug every time I fire the system. (cycle switch a few times)

So what is a plasma arc anyway?
Well; one common description of plasma is to describe it as the fourth state of matter. We normally think of the three states of matter as solid, liquid and gas. For a common element, water, these three states are ice, water and steam. The difference between these states relates to their energy levels. When we add energy in the form of heat to ice, the ice melts and forms water. When we add more energy, the water vaporizes into hydrogen and oxygen, in the form of steam. By adding more energy to steam these gases become ionized. This ionization process causes the gas to become electrically conductive. This electrically conductive, ionized gas is called a plasma .

So here is the experiment; lets see if adding water to the spark plug merely shorts it out as may happen in a conventional ignition system as any reputable mechanic will tell us. And my personally experience is that if there ANY water in an automotive distributor cap, the engine will not start because even a small amount of water condensation in that distrubutor cap will tend to short the high voltage diretly to ground and the engine will not start.

But check this out; this is NOT your typical ignition system. And just as an old paradigm physicist who is trained in ancient classical physics might declare; this is Scorch's 'Crackpot' science that will never work and there NOT be any disassociation of the water or increased energy that will result in a brighter arc flash and louder pop or explosion sound as compared to the current snapping sound.

So let TEST this NEW paradigm in physics just to see what might happen.

This is common filtered drinking water from my reverse osmosis filter system and I am going to just give a little spritz from this bottle to test if it shorts out or actually provides evidence of a higher energy discharge in the form of a louder, explosive pop and brighter flash indicating that additional energy is being released... Here we go... (cycle switch a few times)

Wow. Check this out!! Definitely louder and brighter. What could this possibly be used for?!?
Is it possible that under the right conditions and with this release of additional energy and expanding gas; I might actually be able to convert an internal combustion engine into a plasma fired steam engine running on plain water???

How VERY interesting! I would have to say that these physics are well worth further investigation.
That is all for now from this green dragon's crackpot science laboratory where I am now VERY interested in these new paradigms of MODERN physics as presented by Dr. Moray B. King. (Cycle switch a few more times until water dissipates and no more loud “pop”.)
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