If this is the very first time you’ve entered the vape world, there is a big chance that you’ll be lost with the styles and types of devices that are offered. Well not to mention, it can be a bit overwhelming to hear the terms used. The purpose of this content is make everything comprehendible so you know the function of components and types used in vape. This is going to help you come up with the best decision of which vape device to get.
As a matter of fact, there are few basic parts of a vape and while each has a different design and appearance, all of them have similar function.
Number 1. Vape tanks – well basically, this is the component that houses the e-liquid, the heating coil and the wicks.
Number 2. Vape coils – this is either an assembly of wire or a replicable section in a spring like coil shape that is wounded. In relation to the coil, these are wicked by using an absorbent material, typically cotton in an effort to better absorb the juice. The wire coil/s are heated up to be able to vaporize the juice that was put on the wicks.
Number 3. Batteries – this is powering the mod or device and you’ll notice that some vape devices have integrated batteries while others are using replaceable cells.
Number 4. Vape mods – the job of this specific component is to provide a housing to battery that will connect and transfer the power to atomizer/clearomizer.
Number 5. E-juice – it’s a mixture of vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, food flavorings and nicotine at the same time; all are heated up that creates the vapor.
After learning the different components of a vape device, let us now talk about its different types.
Pen style – compared to cig-a-likes, these devices are just a little bit bigger and it’s to make room for bigger battery. The great thing about these devices is that, they are easy to use and budget friendly.
Mechanical mods – these have a minimalist design as you won’t see any circuitry or wires on its construction and there are few moving parts that could go bad or wear out. But these devices are made to be rugged and durable. If you want to push your vaping experience to the limit, then this is what you are looking for.
Cig-a-like – among the three, this is the most used device and it falls in one of two types which is either refillable or disposable. The said types function similarly only in the disposable, as what the name suggests, it’s thrown away.