How a Vape Mod Works in 4 Simple Steps

How a Vape Mod Works in 4 Simple Steps

Step 1: Power Button Completes Circuit

While your vape mod is on and waiting for you to press the power button, there is an incomplete circuit. When you press the power button, the circuit is completed which tells the energy to flow from your batteries through a regulated chip and to your coils at the specified wattage, voltage and ampere (watt, volt, amp, respectively).

Step 2: Energy Begins toTravel

When the circuit is complete by the pressing of your power button, the energy will be drawn from your batteries to the heating element (coil). The leftover energy from the coils after the transfer then returns to the batteries. This creates a circle of energy.

Step 3: Energy Heats Coil

When the energy enters the coil, it is resisted by the wire. Since energy can neither be created nor destroyed only transformed, the resistance causes the energy in the coil to transform into heat. 

Step 4: Vapor is Produced

That heat then atomizes your vape juice to produce the vapor cloud you love to chase!

How a Vape Mod Works Info-Graphic

Settings & Specifications That Modify a Vape Mod’s Performance

Wattage: Wattage mode, or power mode, is the typical setting for a vape mod. Wattage is a measure of power (energy) that will travel from your batteries to your coil. The higher your wattage, the more energy flows to your coil, and the more vapor you will produce. Vapers should be mindful that wattage should not be too high, no one enjoys dry hits when vaping.

Resistance (Ohms): Resistance will affect your vape mod’s performance and should determine your wattage level. The resistance is a measure of how much the power flowing through your coil is resisted (friction). The term for this is Ohm(s). The higher your ohm the hotter your coil will be at the same wattage than a lower ohm coil.

Voltage: This one is difficult to explain. Similar to wattage, higher voltage means more vapor. The difference is no matter the ohms, the voltage stays the same. What happens as a result of the higher or lower ohm of your coil is the wattage will rise or fall. If your ohm is higher, the wattage will regulate lower, lower ohm will have higher wattage. It’s the difference of potential that would drive one amp of current against one ohm.

Amp: An ampere is a unit of electrical current. The higher your amperage will tell you how much energy your battery can discharge at a given moment. It is a cap of power. It is also known as Continual Discharge Amperage or CDA.

mAh: Your batteries mAh is a measure of the charge of your battery. The higher mAh rating your battery has, the longer it will stay charged!

Now you have an understanding of how your vape mod works! For a fun visual experience, you can watch the video above. It will have fun illustrations for you to see. Your friend that is interested might benefit from knowing this too, so you can share on your social media for them to have a look as well! 

Author: Gabriel Pimentel

Gabriel is a student of the vaping industry that loves to help inform the community and answer their questions. He started his vaping career in 2015 as a customer service agent and now answers the public’s questions in the Wild Blogger. He loves to hear from his readers and answer their questions! 

Posted by Gabriel on Jan 18th 2019

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