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Depositphotos_19969187_m-2015There are basically two types of tools used for vaping, the e-cig and the mod. The most commonly known form is the e-cig. This type of vaporizer often has the shape of a traditional tobacco cigarette. Mods don’t have this cigarette style body. It comes in various shapes, sizes and styles.


Both e-cigs and mods are generally referred to as e-cigarettes. Although they tend to look physically different they are both used in vaping and both have basically the same technology. There are three basic parts to an e-cig or mod; the battery, the atomizer, and the e-liquid. The battery powers the device. The battery power activates the atomizer, this heats up a coil, which heats up the e-liquid creating a vapor. The e-liquid, also known as e-juice, contains the flavorings and, if any, nicotine.


Both types of devices technically work the same way. The user inhales through a mouthpiece. This airflow triggers a sensor that switches on a battery powered heater coil. The heated coil warms up the e-liquid that is in a cartridge. The heated e-liquid creates the vapor that the user inhales, and also creates a vapor cloud. The sensor can also activate a light at the end of an e-cig to simulate the lit end of a traditional tobacco cigarette.


E-cigs, also known as e-cigarettes, are commonly the first type of product a new user tries. It often has a similar look and feel to a traditional tobacco cigarette. The e-cig is the smallest sized vaping device. Generally it’s disposable and comes with a prefilled cartridge. In the e-cigarette the battery is smaller, and produces less of a vapor cloud than a mod device.


The Mod vaping device is also known as an advanced personal vaporizer, vape pen, or vape mod. According to Electronic Cigarette Buyers Guide, the two basic shapes of mods are tube mods and box mods. The tube mod has a cylindrical body shape. The box mod has a square or rectangular body shape. Both types have products with variations of their body shapes and styles. The mod user is able to regulate the power level. They are reusable and generally have refillable e-juice containers. For the vape smoker that wants more vapor, mods have the potential for producing a larger vapor cloud.


The e-cigarettes tend to be less expensive than the mods. The cost evens out due to the fact that the mods are reusable and refillable. The flavor producer in the e-cigs and mods is the e-liquid, also called e-juice. For the refillable styles of vaping devices there are a vast number of flavors and nicotine levels available. The flavors can also be mixed and matched to fit your personal taste. E-cigs contain no tobacco products.


With the popularity of vaping there are many products and vapor store franchises available near you. At our Electronic Cigarette Store, there are different styles of vapor mods and e-cigs, and a wide variety of flavored e-liquids. Whether you prefer e-cigs or mods there is a style to fit your personal tastes and needs.



  1. Electronic Cigarette Buyers Guide. Advanced Personal Vaporizers.

23 May 2016