Who knew there were so many terms for vaping? We’ve made a list of some of the most common terms used by vapers which may also come in handy to those people new to the vaping world. We’ve also thrown in a few of our own!
Atomizer: The electronic component inside your Flavor Cartridge or Tank that turns the e-liquid into vapor when heated.
Battery: Built-in your e-cig and charged with a USB cable or is removable and rechargeable. You can check out our range of batteries here.
Cartomizer: Another name for Flavor Cartridge. Pre-filled with e-liquid, this disposable cartridge is the easiest way to enjoy vaping.
Diacetyl: A harmful compound which has been found in some e-juices, although generally far below levels found in regular cigarette smoke. PrimeVapor does not use Diacetyl in any of its formulas.
E-liquid: A liquid solution which usually contains nicotine (some do not), propylene glycol and vegetable glycerine. PrimeVapor only uses pure vegetable glycerin in all its formulas.
Flavor cartridges: Another name for cartomizers. PrimeVapor offers vapors a variety of unique and delicious tastes. Our flavor packs include cherry, morning blend, caramel macchiato and apple crumble.
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High Performance 808 Kit: One of our best-selling starter kits, the High Performance 808 Kit is a performance upgrade for Flavor Cartridge users. Our EVOD 808 battery not only lasts longer, but fires hotter than our classic battery, giving you more vapor and more flavor.
IBVTA: Independent British Vaping Trade Association, a trade association set up to support the independent vape industry.
Joules: A measure of energy. Can be described as the work required to produce one watt of power for one second.
Kanthal wire: Trademarked name for a family of alloy used in resistance wires.
LED: The light at the end of the cigarette which lights up when the user inhales. Can also indicate battery level on some models.
Morning Blend: One of our most popular flavors, Morning Blend is a heavenly mix of coffee, chocolate and tobacco-flavoring. While it was designed to be the perfect morning vape, we think you’ll enjoy it all day long.
Nickel Wire: A type of wire used to build coils with temperature controlled devices.
Ohms: A measure of electronic resistance used to measure the resistance of heating coils in atomisers.
Propylene Glycol: A colorless liquid that forms the majority of the solution in e-cigs.PrimeVapor does not use this close relative of antifreeze in any of its products.
Resistance: Refers to the resistance of the coil in the atomizer (measured in Ohms). A lower resistance produces more heat and vapor.
Starter kit: Starter kits give you all the right tools you need in order to start your vaping journey. You can check out our starter kits here.
Tanks: E-cig tanks are essentials to a great vaping experience. They are the primary part of vaping, and are where the e-liquid is stored. You can check out our range of tanks here.
Unregulated: A term usually attributed to mechanical mods because there is no circuit board in them to regulate the current.
Vape: To inhale vapor from an e-cig.
Wick: A small piece of fabric or cotton which is found in the cartridge. The wick absorbs the e-liquid and holds it until is vaped.
Zero Nicotine: E-Liquid or cartridges that contain no nicotine. You can check out our zero nicotine range here.
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