RELX Infinity Device
RELX Essential Device
₱800.00
RELX Pod
₱200.00
Infinity Charging Case
₱1,200.00

Vape Basics: Vape Coil Highlights

June 23, 2022

Out of all the things that newbies need to understand when switching to vape, the vape coil is perhaps the most important. After all, it is the part of the atomizer that heats up, turning the vape juice in the wick into the vapor that is inhaled. 

The coil also has the most potential complexity, because there are so many variables when it comes to this part, each of which can have a substantial effect on the vaping experience. 

Understanding what these variables are and what they can do to change your vape’s performance is crucial, although there’s actually an easy way to get past all these.

A vape coil in a Clapton configuration lies in an atomizer.

A vape coil can be made from many materials and construction options. 

Vape Coil Material and Construction

Among the many material options for a vape coil, metal is the overwhelming choice. Of this, there are different alloys that are commonly used. 

Stainless steel used to be the most popular type, although Kanthal (iron + chromium + aluminum) has since surpassed it in terms of preference and availability. NiChrome (nickel + chromium) is another common option, and wires made of nickel and of titanium are sometimes available as well. 

There are different configurations available for the coils as well. While you can get good results from just wrapping the wire around a suitable thin cylinder to get the shape and size that works for your atomizer, some advanced vapers prefer to go beyond the basics. 

If you do this, you may end up with configurations like the Clapton, Alien, Twisted Clapton, Fused, Juggernaut, and so many others. There are many tutorial videos you can find online that show you how to make these, although be warned: most are very difficult to create. 

Aside from metal, some vape coils are made from ceramic. However, these are hard to find, and will usually be pre-built.

A man attaches a vape coil to an atomizer.

Building a vape coil isn’t very difficult but there are things to consider.

How a Vape Coil is Built

Building a vape coil can be a relatively simple process. After picking the material and the gauge (the diameter of the wire; the higher the number, the thinner the metal), you just need to determine how big you want each loop to be, and how many loops you’ll use. 

Remember though that the distance between each loop is also a possible consideration. You can make each loop touch the next one, or leave some space between them. 

Altogether, these factors will determine the resistance of your coil. That’s very important not only because it affects your experience, but also since it absolutely must match the range of operating parameters of your mod. 

If your resistance is too low or too high, the mod may not work properly or even cause much trouble for you. An understanding of Ohm’s Law is highly recommended before you begin. 

Once you’re done making the coil, you can then install it on your atomizer, and check the resistance. You should do this on a resistance tester if you have a full-mechanical mod, but a regulated mod can safely take care of it. 

If everything’s good, you can just add the wick and start vaping.  

If you aren’t very mechanically inclined, you can just go with the basic wrapped construction, or even pick a prebuilt coil. These are available in most vape shops, and come in a variety of configurations so you can try different ones out and see which you prefer.

A red and a white RELX vape stand on a table that has colored plastic sheets.

With a pod vape, you’ll probably never have to build a vape coil.

Vape Coil for a Pod Vape

If you don’t have the time or the inclination to learn the art of making a proper vape coil, you can always start off with a pod vape. These have prebuilt coils that are already wicked, so all you need to do is pop the coil in the pod and add juice (for an open system pod). 

If you pick a closed system pod, you’ll just need to attach a new pod when you want to vape. That’s because such systems are already filled with juice for more convenience. You don’t even need to change the coil, because the pod itself is disposable. 

Want a recommendation for a closed system pod vape that gives reliable, consistent performance? You can check out the RELX Infinity and Essential lines, which are great options that offer Super Smooth performance whenever you want it. 




Also in Vape Knowledge

Introducing RELX MagicGo Plus on 7-ELEVEN, RELX
Introducing RELX MagicGo Plus on 7-ELEVEN, RELX's First Ever Disposable Device on the Go!

March 25, 2024

RELX MagicGo Plus, the 1st disposable product by RELX in the Philippines, now at 7-ELEVEN. It features Vcot Tech for rich flavors, leak-resistant double chamber, 400mAh battery for stable power, and Transparent Liquid Cabin for easy monitoring. 

Read More

How to Spot Fake Vape? Essential for Safety
How to Spot Fake Vape? Essential for Safety

February 28, 2024

Discover essential steps to take if you encounter a fake vape device. Cease usage, report it, inform the manufacturer, and dispose of it safely to protect your health and combat counterfeit products effectively.

Read More

A Vaper
A Vaper's Handbook On How to Blow Smoke Rings

February 28, 2024

Are you looking to impress your friends with some unique party tricks? Well, look no further! We’re here to teach you how to blow smoke rings - a skill that will definitely turn heads and have everyone asking “How did you do that?!” Not only is it easy to learn, but also super satisfying once you finally master this fascinating technique. Let's get started and learn how to blow those perfect smoke circles!

Discover the art and technique of creating captivating smoke rings. Enhance your smoking experience with this comprehensive guide.

Read More

Return to Club
RelxNow PWA
Install this webapp on your device for smooth access. After re-login via PWA, you can receive and use a coupon for ₱200 OFF (worth of a pod) on purchase over ₱1,200.

Step 1
Click the “Add Home Screen” menu.
Step 2
Click the “Add to Home Screen” from the menu list.
Step 3
Click the button of “Add”.
Step 4
After the installation is complete, you will see this icon on your desktop.
RelxNow PWA
3s Get

Install this webapp on your device for smooth access. After re-login via PWA, you can receive and use a coupon for ₱200 OFF (worth of a pod) on purchase over ₱1,200.
RelxNow PWA
Didn't work? Click here 👉

A free pod coupon will be sent to your Coupon list after you log in
A free pod coupon will be sent to your Coupon list after you log in
Tips
If your Chrome cannot add Relxnow to the desktop, please follow the steps below to set up and try again.
Step 1: Open the system settings, find Chrome browser in the application settings list;
Step 4: Refresh the page and re-add.
* If still unsuccessful, please use your system browser to open and try again.
OK, Got it
Shopping Cart
 
Coupons available now,Check out to Use

Total

₱0.00

Your cart is empty!

Continue Shopping