Info For Sub-Ohm Vapers
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Set of color icons. Setup of the microcoil.If you are trying to understand sub-ohm vaping, remember, too much information all at once can leave a person confused. This blog will help you understand more clearly. Whether you vape to relax or you’ve just quit smoking cigarettes, or you’re a ‘hobbyist’ and just need a little info, here’s what you need to know.

Sub-ohm vaping produces a large amount of vapor and a stronger nicotine hit. You may want to begin gradually. Ejuice flavors are also greatly enhanced. If that’s what you’re looking for, here’s more.

Do you like a challenge? Try a 28-gauge dual-coil vape at .3 ohms. Sub-ohm vapes have the potential to produce a whole lot of vapor. Smoke rings anybody? The wires heat up faster and get much hotter, and as previously stated, creates large amounts of vapor and a stronger nicotine hit, but the resistance is not the only thing that’s crucial and it’s important to understand why.

Both a 26-gauge and a 28-guage wire have the resistance of .8 ohms. The thicker 26-gauge wire, however, it does require more wire to produce .8 ohms. This means it will get you a whole lot more vapor because there is more surface area to vaporize the ejuice.

So, what happens when you try to get .8 ohms using a 32-gauge wire? The wire is too short so it’s not likely to happen. Thin wires
 are used for the higher ohm builds. And with sub-ohms, it’s best to use a 28-gauge thicker wire.

Interested in dual-coil builds? Both use 28-gauge wires and both have the resistance of .8 ohms, but the dual-coil requires 4 times more wire to get .8 ohms. This larger amount of wire will produce a lot more vapor (a whole lot more) and that’s why sub-ohm vapers like to use 2 coils.

Removing a vape fresh out of the box, note that it has small air holes, so vapers tend to drill larger holes. The coils also get very hot. With larger holes, the vapor gets somewhat diluted because it draws more air. The key to controlling the vapor is resistance, wire surface area, and airflow.

We’ve found that lower resistance works best with a dripper. With other atomizers, the ejuice will vaporize faster than the wick can absorb it. But, with drippers it won’t because you drip ejuice straight onto the coil. The heat from sub-ohm will wear out the insulator (the part that separates the positive from the ground). If damaged, it can create a short. Don’t worry! This part can be replaced.

Also, keep in mind that the resistance limit is different with each battery. If you have an AW 18650 2000 mA power battery, the lowest vape ohm to run would be .3 ohms. It’s very important to remember that going too low can short out the battery which can cause the battery to explode. Be safe!