Vaping 101: The Do’s and Don’ts for Vaping Battery Safety

Vaping 101: The Do’s and Don’ts for Vaping Battery Safety

In light of the recent horror stories about vape battery explosions that can be seen all over the media, we think that it’s important to discuss what you should and shouldn’t do in order to keep your vape battery safe.
As a vaping enthusiast, you can’t have all the fun without putting your safety first. A little knowledge can go a long way. Now, there’s no need to worry, exploding batteries are extremely rare at about 1 in 10 million according to Battery University and the good news is that it is 100% avoidable. This Vaping 101 blog post will discuss what you should and shouldn't do for vaping battery safety. We will start by understanding the science behind your battery.

The Do’s

  • Buy a quality vape - A high-quality vape is a good investment to make as it greatly reduces the risk of explosions which are common in cheaply made products.

  • Do research before selecting the right battery - if you’ve purchased a vaporizer that doesn’t come with a built-in battery, you’ll need to choose your own. Most standalone vape mods are battery not included, and so buying high quality rechargeable 18650 batteries for them from reputable brands is crucial.
  • Buy a quality smart charger - explosions can occur due to overcharging or discharging of batteries. A smart charger offers more safety features than a regular charger.
  • Use a battery case for transportation - it’s crucial to always carry your extra batteries in a case and not to leave them loose in your bag or pockets. If batteries come into contact with metal objects such as coins or keys, a hazardous explosion can occur as the interaction can complete a circuit between a positive and a negative.
  • Be aware of the weather - Fluctuating temperatures, either extremely hot or extremely cold can damage your device’s battery which could lead to explosions. Batteries are generally safest between 50 and 115 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Use the correct charging cable - Using a different cable to what your device came with can cause problems because the charger you are using may have a higher voltage than your battery which will cause your device to overheat.
Do you have any concerns about vaping battery s afety or any general questions regarding vaping 101? Leave a comment below and we'll happily assist!
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