How Do E-Cigarettes Work?

You’ve recently heard about e-cigarettes from a friend, and now you can’t stop thinking about the possibilities. The timing is simply perfect since you’ve been meaning to quit smoking after several failed attempts. However, before giving e-cigarettes a try, you naturally wish to know exactly how they work. Don’t worry, though, since many companies sell all-in-one starter kits for beginners that come with easy instructions.

The first thing you need to know about e-cigarettes is that they typically run on rechargeable lithium batteries, like those found in digital cameras and other electronic devices. This means that you can use e-cigarettes as long as the battery power allows you to, as there is no need to find a lighter or a set of matches. Unlike traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes create heat by means of a heating coil that works with a vapourizing chamber.

There is also no tobacco smoke involved when you light up, so to speak, an e-cigarette. Rather, an e-liquid that contains the chemicals propylene glycol and nicotine emits harmless vapour. Each puff or inhalation activates the heating process of the e-liquid, which then transforms into vapour. E-liquid comes in a variety of flavors and others and delivers controlled doses of nicotine, a feature which can help with smoking cessation.

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