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Enerpulse Technologies Announces Technology Advancement With Nano-Plasma Assisted Combustion

n-PAC technology helps improve fuel economy, reduce tailpipe emissions and increase vehicle performance - results unattainable by conventional spark plugs

 
PRLog - Jul. 23, 2014 - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Enerpulse Technologies (OTCQX: ENPT) announced today that its research department has further defined the underlying science which links its Ultra-High Power ignition technology to improved fuel economy, reduced emission and higher torque in spark ignited (SI) internal combustion (IC) engines. Nano-Plasma Assisted Combustion (n-PAC™) is the process by which the air-fuel mixture in the combustion chamber is made highly reactive by an energy-dense plasma field prior to spark creation; resulting in more precise combustion ignition (PCI) and a faster propagating flame front.

Enerpulse Technologies’ president and CTO, Lou Camilli states, “Our research and development efforts have produced a significant body of research that has conclusively shown that when hydrocarbon fuels are exposed to a high-energy electrical discharge, molecules within the electrical field are ionized and transform into a plasma state. In SIIC engines, this process conditions the fuel charge for faster and more robust ignition than is otherwise achievable; thus, extracting more energy from the resident fuel. This is a momentous find that lends further validation for OEM adaptation of our product.”

According to Wes Helgeson, the company’s senior research engineer, “linking the 5,000,000 watt nano-pulse delivered by Enerpulse’s n-PAC™ ignition device to the underlying of plasma physics in the combustion process is a breakthrough in understanding how our technology works and its underlying science. Unlike conventional spark plugs that only ionize fuel in the spark gap, n-PAC’s high-energy electrical discharge, which includes ionic wind and photon energy, projects well into the cylinder, ionizing a significantly larger amount of the total fuel charge.”

Enerpulse’s n-PAC™ technology is the first practical and cost-effective method of capturing the well-known benefits of plasma to create consistent, faster and more efficient combustion in SIIC engines, even with lean air-fuel ratios. Its integrated parallel capacitor circuit stores energy during the ignition ionization phase and, in a nano-second pulse, automatically discharges 1,000 times the power of conventional spark plugs just prior to the spark event. n-PAC™ technology is currently packaged inside the physical envelope of a conventional spark plug, making adoption easy for current and future SIIC engine applications.

Enerpulse provides its products to the automotive/powersports aftermarket and NatGas stationary engine service market under the brand name Pulstar®. It also provides products to engine converters for vehicular NatGas fueled SIIC engines (NG, CNG, LNG, LPG, and Bio-Gas) and is working directly with several automotive OEMs in pursuit of gasoline engine platform adoption. The company has sold over a million Pulstar spark plugs into the automotive and power sports aftermarket.

Further details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database. For more information call 888-800-6700 or visit www.enerpulse.com.

About ENERPULSE (OTCQX: ENPT)
Enerpulse Technologies, Inc. is a publicly traded company headquartered in Albuquerque, N.M. Founded in 2004; the company develops and manufactures ultra-high performance, low emissions ignition products through the application of pulse power technology. For more information, visit http://www.enerpulse.com.

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This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, product performance, product development and business strategy. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with new products and development stage companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Industry:Automotive, Technology
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