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SUB-OHM VAPING

What is sub-ohm vaping?

Sub ohm vaping, also known as sub ohming, is a style of vaping that produces large clouds of vapor. Sub ohm devices utilize low resistance coils that are less than one ohm, hence the name sub ohm. They also provide enough airflow suitable for direct lung inhalation. Sub ohming typically requires vape mods capable of putting out a minimum of 40 watts, but the higher levels can reach and exceed 200 watts.

Around 2014, sub ohm tanks began to dominate the market. Sub ohm vaping became the default standard for most new vapers until around mid-2016 with MTL coming back in style. Now the market is more diverse, with a broader range of Vapes for every style of vaping.

The term sub ohm has evolved over the years with the technology. It typically refers to direct lung devices with coils that are 0.5 ohms or lower. Technically there are mouth to lung coils below 1 ohm found in devices like pod vapes, but those are not considered sub ohm because they’re low-power devices designed for stealth vaping.

Learn more about sub ohm vaping and cloud chasing in the guide below.

Advantages of sub ohm vaping

Aside from just big clouds, there are many other advantages of sub ohming over other styles of vaping.

  • Intense flavor: Sub ohm coils are capable of vaporizing a lot of Vape Juice at a time, so your taste buds get hit with tons of flavor with each puff.
  • Warmer vape: Some vapers enjoy a warmer vape, which is easy to attain with sub ohm vaping, especially with high-wattages and low-ohm coils.
  • More airflow: Sub ohm vaping goes best with a direct lung inhale and unrestricted airflow. More airflow is necessary for cooling down the higher heat produced from the coils.
  • Big clouds: Blowing clouds appeal to many vapers. For the biggest cloud production, sub ohm vaping is a must. Sub ohm devices are a prerequisite for becoming a competitive vaper.

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