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. On top of this are the terms that you’ll be hearing for the first time too. The main goal of this article is to be able to make everything easily understandable to the different parts and types of vape. Through this, you will have a clearer mind on how you can make the right choice.
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 – simply speaking, this is the part of vape that is housing the e-liquid, the heating coil and the wicks.
Number 2. Vape coils – this is a replaceable section or assembly of wire that’s been wounded to a spring like coil shape. With regards to the coils, they’re wicked using absorbent materials which most of the time cotton in order to 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 technically powers the mod or the device and you will quickly observe that some of the vape devices have integrated batteries while others are using replaceable cells.
Number 4. Vape mods – the purpose of this component is to make an enclosure to the battery that connects and also transfers the power to atomizer/clearomizer.
Number 5. E-juice – this is a combination of vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, food flavorings and at times, nicotine that are heated up which creates vapor.
After learning the different components of a vape device, let us now talk about its different types.
Pen style – these devices are a bit larger compared to cig-a-likes but they offer longer battery life and typically comes with clearomizer style of tank. What you’ll like about these devices is that, they’re simple to use and budget friendly.
Mechanical mods – these actually have minimalist design so it is hard to see circuitry or wires on its construction and there are a number of moving parts that may go bad or wear out. But don’t worry because these devices are very durable and can take abuse. Do you want to experience vaping to a different level, because if so, mechanical mods can give it to you.
Cig-a-like – this is the most used vape device in the market and typically fall in one of two types which is either refillable or disposable. Both functions the same way with the only exception for the latter for it is just thrown away when the liquid is all used up or the battery dies.