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Sub Ohm Vaping Explained

Vaping is full of seemingly complicated terms, and Sub Ohm vaping is one of them. Learn about Sub Ohm vaping - what it is and how it works. Including a chart that explains Ohm’s Law

As an adult smoker considering making the switch to vaping, you may have encountered related technical terminology. Vaping is full of seemingly complicated terms, and Sub Ohm vaping is one of them that need explanation.

For some adult vapers who want to experiment with flavour intensity and vapour production, there are different types of device kits available that come with particular features with these kits, adult vapers can alter their vaping experience. Sub Ohm vaping is one example of this-typically producing bigger clouds of vapour.

In short, Sub Ohm vaping involves a device that typically delivers a high wattage, with a coil that has a resistance below (or sub) 1.0 Ohm. The difference between Sub Ohm vaping and standard vaping are the ways that the devices produce vapour.

Why Sub Ohm Vaping?

While Sub Ohm vaping, especially for those who have recently switched from smoking cigarettes may seem complicated, there are reasons that some adult vapers might choose the Sub Ohm style over standard vaping.

- A personalized vaping experience - Some adult vapers might be looking for a different vaping experience.

- Higher firing temperature – Some Sub Ohm vape users opt for an e-liquid with a high Vegetable Glycerin content. This is because the VG element in the e-liquid generally impacts the thickness of an e-liquid.

- Higher power outputs - For Sub Ohm vaping, typically a ‘mod’ style battery is required to heat up a low-resistance coil. Coils with a high resistance heat up at a slower rate, and for that reason work best with devices that have a low power output. A device with a coil that measures below 1.0 Ohm is usually considered a Sub Ohm device.

- Different device settings - For some users, being able to modify the tank set-up and explore different e-liquid types is part of the Sub Ohm vaping experience. We advise using standard devices as intended by the manufacturer and opting for compatible e-liquids as recommended by the brand’s provider. Modification can have unintended consequences, which could potentially damage the device.

Sub Ohm vapes provide a different experience from a standard vape. However, this style will not suit every adult vaper

Sub Ohm Vaping – Ohm’s Law

Ohm’s Law is the concept that describes how a proportionate electrical current is necessary for the amount of voltage passing across it. To understand Sub Ohm vaping and start customized vaping experience, it’s important to understand how Ohm’s Law works. In a vape device, the electrical current flows from the battery through to the coils, vapourising the e-liquid. A coil with a large enough resistance is necessary to match the flow of electrons from the battery. This chart can help you find the correct levels of volts, watts, Ohm’s and Amps for using a Sub Ohm vape.

Chart showing levels of volts, watts, Ohm’s and Amps for using a Sub Ohm vape

Sub Ohm Vape Safety

Always follow manufacturer device guidance and their best usage practices. For standard vape devices, the manufacturer will usually provide guidance on changing parts that wear out, such as the device’s coil, the battery, and e-liquid types compliant with the brand.

Sub Ohm vaping is not for everyone. Those considering Sub Ohm vaping should be aware of the limitations often associated with the it.

Device damage – Sub Ohm vaping generally requires a - allowing a greater current to power the coil. As with any vape device, this may cause wear and tear over time. Keep an eye on the components inside your device to avoid damage.

Decreased battery life – Although the batteries are much more powerful than those in other vapes, Sub Ohm devices generally require more power. This may impact a battery’s lifespan.

E-liquid consumption - To produce large vapour clouds, more e-liquid is often required. Due to this, the e-liquid for a Sub Ohm vape may run out faster than in other vape devices such as vape pens – although individual usage and frequency may also impact the lifespan of an adult vaper’s e-liquid.

Smoke-Free Alternatives: Introducing VEEV Vapes

With all this information about Sub Ohm vaping, you may be wondering if there are other vaping alternatives better suited for you. For an adult smoker switching from cigarettes, there are many types of smoke-free devices that don’t require in-depth knowledge of coil resistance and wattages. Regardless, the best decision any adult smoker can make is to quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether.

VEEV is a manufacturer of smoke-free products, including a closed pod vape device: VEEV ONE. The device offers convenience, with no need to clean, refill or replace wick and coil. Capsules containing flavourful e-liquid like VEEV Mauve, a blueberry and strawberry flavour, are available. VEEV ONE is our most advanced pod device, which is reusable and rechargeable, that uses compact ceramic heating technology with 6.5W heating power. Discover VEEV ONE Pods online. VEEV ONE is not risk-free and it provides nicotine, which is addictive.

Important information: VEEV ONE is not risk-free.

[Disclaimer] This article is for general information and educational purposes. Some of the information in this article is based on external, third-party sources and we make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the accuracy, validity or completeness of such information.