People are increasingly taking up electronic hookahs which are much healthier than regular cigarettes. Vaporizers or e-hookahs are much in demand these days because of the myriad benefits they offer. No foul smell, no tobacco, no tar etc. make rechargeable electronic hookahs a great choice over normal cigarettes.
Electronic hookahs work by utilizing a heating element that vaporizes e-liquid solution. This vaporizer heating element is called an atomizer, clearomizer or cartomizer. This heating element is part of your electronic hookah that holds and heats your e-liquid, wax or dry herb. In other words, atomizers, clearomizers and cartomizers are devices that heat your e-liquid and deliver e-juice in a vapor form.
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While all these three devices perform the same function i.e. heating e-liquid to a temperature of vaporization. However there are still some differences between these three heating elements. Let's have a look at the pros and cons of these three important parts of vaporizers:
They use ceramic heating chamber where e-liquid is heated. Generally atomizers have small capacity to contain e-liquid and come in simple designs. They are best suited for dripping. In short, people who like to switch between different flavors of e-juices would prefer atomizer because it allows them to switch e-liquids quickly and easily.
However if you are one of those people who vape a lot, this device may not be ideal as you would have to constantly refill it. Though atomizer is easy to refill but for heavy vapers it may be a hurdle because they would have to refill it every now and then. Moreover you cannot gauge how much e-juice is left inside it.
They have polyfill filling wrapped around the heating coil. Though cartomizers are similar in design to atomizers, they have larger capacity to hold more quantity of e-juice. They are low cost and easy to refill. However they are not ideal for people who enjoy heavy vaping because the e-juice doesn't last longer. And it is often said that cartomizers retain the flavor from the previous e-juice you have taken.
The latest and probably the most popular among all of the three devices today, clearomizers are cylindrical in shape and have a clear, transparent plastic tank. Probably that is its biggest quality because the transparent tank allows e-cigarette users to see the level of e-juice inside the clearomizer and estimate when is the time to refill it.
Considering its huge capacity to hold around 1.6 – 3ml of e-liquid, clearomizers are perfect for heavy vapers. You can always keep an eye on its transparent tank and know the time to refill it. So you can enjoy your party to the fullest without the concern of e-juice getting finished while you are enjoying your electronic cigarette. Though clearomizers are expensive than the other two devices; they have longer life-cycle and ideal for users who vape a lot.
While all three devices – atomizers, clearomizers and cartomizers have their pros and cons. It is an individual preference on what you prefer. For those who prefer dripping, an atomizer is the best choice. And for those who enjoy heavy vaping, a clearomizer is an ideal option.
Ultimately it is an individual's choice. Just make sure that you buy a high quality vaporizer and its heating element.