Mike shows how porcelain from a spark plug can break glass with ease. Then tries to do the same with a rock. Why doesn't he just use the hammer? Because this is not a video on how to break glass ...
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A broken ceramic piece from a spark plug can easily break a car window. Why does it work so well when it weighs so little and is thrown at a slow...
As the article you linked to mentions, spark plugs are made out of fairly hard material, and if broken spark plug insulators (the ceramic part) are used to break into a car, their jagged, sharp edges may be a factor as well. posted by Vidiot at 7:03 AM on November 30, 2004
Ninja rocks are broken shards of spark plugs that are formed by smashing the ceramic portion of the spark plug with a hammer or other large object. Since they can quickly and quietly fracture the glass side windows on most cars, ninja rocks have been used in "smash-and-grab" auto burglaries since at least 1995.
How and why does a spark plug break safety glass? ... If one were to throw a peice of sparkplug ceramic at a car window the first part of the ceramic that touches the window creates a miner spark ...
The easiest thing is to have a car hammer/car window escape tool in your car’s emergency kit. The devices are inexpensive and not only shatter car windows but often have seat belt cutters included. If you do not have a car hammer or any other tool that can be used to break the glass, you can try using a spark plug as Brushwood demonstrates in ...
In order to break a car window's tempered glass, the porcelain insulator inside of a spark plug can be used. Unglazed porcelain is rated 7 on the Mohs scale of mineral harness, while glass is rated 5.5. To shatter a car window with a spark plug: Obtain the spark plug's insulator; Spark plugs generally use a porcelain insulator.
Tiny shards of spark plug porcelain have small hard points which allow them to easily find a breaking point in glass. They can also be used to break the side window of vehicles. Spark plug porcelain fragments are sometimes referred to as ninja rocks because of their ability to break glass with ease.
If you're stuck in a sinking car, or outside your car and desperately need to get inside, you have plenty of ways to break that window, but one of the best might be right there in your car anyway ...