The Basics About Vaping


If you are new to vaping, as we all were at one stage, it can be very confusing with new terminology and all the crazy acronyms.
Please read on and we'll try to explain in easy terms the basics about vaping.

Firstly a basic explanation of the parts of a typical modern vape unit.

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Mouth Piece

Air Flow



is were the e-liquid is stored.
Generally holds between 2 to 8mls.

heats the e-liquid to a desired temperature
The heat then vaporises the liquid.

Obviously where you suck
Also you can usually swap out
with different sizes and colours
to change the draw and look of the device.

An adjustable slide that
reduces or increase the airflow
this in turn will effect the draw experience.

Basically a very smart battery pack
modern mods can create different burn signatures
for the coil from soft to hard throat hits
also adjustable for different coil types.

Almost all modern Mods have a USB port.
It's main function is for software updates,
also used for charging inbuilt battery type mods,
just as if you were charging your mobile phone.

Some Common Acronyms

Mouth to Lung - When you draw the vape liquid into your mouth first and then gulp or swallow into the lungs.

Direct to Lung - Inhaling the vape directly to your lung.

All Day Vape - a juice you love so much you can’t put it down and vape it all day long.

The Mod - is the e-cigarette/device used to vape. They come in all different shapes, sizes, colours and brands. Some have built in batteries while others have removable batteries to be charged on an external charger

Ready to Vape - the e-liquid has been steeped (a period of time for the flavours within the e-liquid to combine) and the flavour is at it's best for vaping.

Vegetable Glycerin - it's a clear syrup-like liquid that has little taste and no odor. It’s obtained from vegetable fats found in carrier oils, such as soybean oil or coconut oil.

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Propylene Glycol - is an additive that is used in e-liquid and other foods such as coffee-based drinks, ice cream, whipped dairy products and soft drinks.

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