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How To Clean Your Vaping Device

Published January 3rd 2021
How to clean your vaping device to ensure a smooth vape experience.

When you order vape juice online, the last thing you want is a clogged up device. This article will help you ensure that your device is ready to go.


A brand-new vaping device is clean, shiny, and appealing, but it will not stay that way without some maintenance. With routine use, vapes get dirty and less satisfying to use. It might be tempting to replace devices at this stage, but that can get expensive. Cleaning them is often a better option and one that is relatively simple. Using step-by-step cleaning instructions, anyone can give vapes new life.


Benefits of a Clean Vape


Vapes work best when they are clean. E-cigarette juice does not typically stain components, but residue will collect with routine use and can impact performance. Some owners clean brand-new devices if they have a machine oil odor.


Cleaning also clears out traces of juice flavors, so they don't impact the flavor of replacement e-liquids. While some juices play well together, mixing some tastes can be unpleasant. For example, combining coffee and melon could lead to an unappealing result.


When Does a Vape Need Cleaning?


Many users rinse their vapes every time they change juices, so they always enjoy a fresh start. It's also a good idea for all users to inspect their device every week and wash it every few weeks to ensure the best vaping experience.


Clean a vape any time it isn't providing the best experience. Taking the components apart and washing them often boosts performance.


Get to Know a Vape's Components


To clean a device, users must understand its components because each one is maintained differently. The typical pen vaporizer has three essential sections, which are:


The Coil


The coil is the heating element that converts e-juice into vapor. Coils are made of thin wire wrapped into a coil shape.


The Tank


A vape tank holds e-juice and is part of a single unit that includes an atomizer. The atomizer vaporizes e-liquid.


The Battery


Vapes are powered by batteries that sometimes have temperature and voltage controls. The battery heats the coil, causing vapor to form. Cleaning the battery is simple. Using a Q-tip dipped in alcohol, gently wipe off the battery to break down residue.


Cleaning the Vape's Coils


Vapes either have replaceable or rebuildable coils. A different cleaning method is required for each.


Steps for Cleaning Replaceable Coils


It is possible to clean the replaceable coils included with clearomizers and ohm tanks, but the process generally only gives coil heads a few more days of life. Cleaning them requires a few simple steps:

  1. Soak coil in vinegar, vodka, or ethanol for a few hours.
  2. Rinse under the tap and then rinse with distilled water.
  3. Force water to the wicking holes by blowing air through the coil's open side.
  4. Allow water to evaporate completely.


Steps for Cleaning Rebuildable Coils


The coils on rebuildable atomizers are designed to be cleaned since It is easy for them to collect gunk that impacts flavor and performance. The good news is that cleaning can revive them.


Before beginning the cleaning process, remove the wick from the coil so it doesn't burn. It may be possible to use a light, dry burn to restore coils that are still reasonably clean. Do that by pulsing the fire button until any remaining liquid is removed, and then re-wick.


If dry burning doesn't work, deep clean using the following method:

  1. Remove the wick from the coil and then dry burn it lightly.
  2. Remove the atomizer from the mod and then place components under running water.
  3. Use a coil cleaning tool or toothbrush to scrub parts lightly.
  4. Rinse the components thoroughly.
  5. Dry burn once again to evaporate any remaining water.


When to Replace Coils


Even with excellent maintenance, coils will not perform well forever. It's time to replace them when vaping leaves a burnt taste, vapes are leaking, or cleaning does not improve performance. Dark, damaged, or crusted coils should also be replaced.


Cleaning the Vape Tank


There are four common ways to clean a vape tank. They are the standard rinse, PG rinse, cleaning agent rinse, and ultrasonic cleaner. Before beginning the project, remove the coil and disassemble the rest of the tank. Pay close attention to how pieces fit and where each goes. Placing items in a small container helps keep them organized.
The most effective cleaning methods include;


Simple (Standard) Rinse


A warm water rinse can be used for a relatively clean tank. Place all the disassembled parts under running water, dry them using a paper towel, and then air dry until there is no condensation.


Use a similar method for very dirty tanks, but begin by filling a container with water and then microwaving it for around two minutes. After parts have been rinsed in running water, place them in the microwaved water.


Let parts sit in the cooling water, rinse them under the sink again, and gently dry with a paper towel. Air dry all components. A hairdryer also works, but be careful of the heat because it can cause damage.


PG Rinse


Propylene glycol (PG) can be used for cleaning instead of water. Fill a container with PG, place components in it, and let it sit for one or two hours. After soaking, stand the tank on a napkin to let it dry. One of the benefits of PG is that it removes leftover flavor.


Cleaning Agent Rinse


There are several cleaning agents commonly found in homes that can be used to deep clean tanks. Be sure to rinse carefully and let components dry thoroughly. Some exceptional agents include:

  • Baking soda
  • Ethanol
  • Vinegar
  • Cheap vodka
  • Ultrasonic Cleaning


An ultrasonic cleaner provides the best possible cleaning results. Traditionally used to clean jewelry safely, vapers have begun using the machines to keep atomizers fresh. There is no need to invest in a device designed for vaping, but choose one that can run for cycles of more than ten minutes.


It's simple to use an ultrasonic machine. Fill it with water, turn it on, and let it clean the components. Some people add a few drops of dishwashing liquid to boost cleaning power. It is essential to rinse the tank carefully after washing and then let it dry.


When vaping devices develop residue buildup that impacts performance, it is possible to clean them. There are various methods owners can use to clean tanks, coils, and batteries, but it is essential to follow instructions carefully. Cleaning a vape can often extend its life and result in a better user experience.

Written by Steven

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