If this is your first time to enter the world of vape, you might be lost in its labyrinth of types and styles of available devices. Not just that, you might feel overwhelmed as well with the terms that are being used here. The goal of this article is to make it easier for you to understand the different components of vape and its types. This is going to help you come up with the best decision of which vape device to get.
Basically, there are basic parts of a vape and while they may have a different look and design, they all do the same 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 either an assembly of wire or a replicable section in a spring like coil shape that is wounded. As for the coils, they are wicked using any absorbent material which is most of the time cotton to be able to absorb the juice. Then after, wire coils are heated until it vaporizes the juice that’s put on 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 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 – this is heated up to create the vapor which is made using combination of ingredients such as vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, food flavorings.
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 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. If you want to push your vaping experience to the limit, then this is what you are looking for.
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 types function the same way with an exception that the latter is thrown away when the liquid runs dry or the battery dies.