E-Cigarettes 101:

Everything you need to know about the best alternative to smoking

Millions of people around the world have already found that electronic cigarettes (or E-Cigs for short) are the best alternative to smoking tobacco.

This quick primer will walk you through some of the finer points of the technology so that you'll be able to pick out the combination of hardware and Gourmet E-Liquid that is just right for you.

OK, so how exactly does it all work?

First, E-Cigs do not rely on tobacco like traditional smokes. They are free from tar and the numerous noxious chemicals found in cigarette smoke. Instead, E-Cigs use a nicotine liquid (E-Liquid) to produce vapor, which is similar to smoke in taste and appearance. The scientific distinction between vapor and smoke is simple: smoke is the result of burning (which yields ash, tar, and other by-products), whereas vapor results from gentle heating of a liquid, similar to boiling water.

In a nutshell, creating vapor from E-Liquid does not involve burning, so none of the nasty by-products or smells of burning are present!

The E-Liquid is loaded into a tank. The tank attaches to a cylindrical-shaped battery. Puff and enjoy all day. That's really all there is to it!

Sounds easy enough. So why is vaping a good choice for me?

Vaping can improve your life in many ways. Here are the top reasons why our customers make the switch:

  • Save money!
  • Rising prices and heavy taxation have made smoking a more costly habit than ever. But vapor products are generally not subject to the same taxes as traditional tobacco cigarettes. Plus, you can have E-Liquid and other supplies shipped directly to your door - take advantage of low prices and free shipping online, and never worry about running out of cigs or running to pick up a pack of smokes again!
  • Enjoy the sensation of smoking anywhere and anytime, without intrusive odors and secondhand smoke!
  • Public smoking bans are now in effect in many places, making it nearly impossible to enjoy smoking in a social setting. But E-Cigs are usually not covered by these blanket bans! Does your significant other complain about the smell of smoke lingering on your clothes? Want to smoke in the car but don't want to expose your passengers to secondhand smoke? Sick of having to brave the elements outside at every cigarette break? Vaping is the solution to all these problems and more!
  • You can make your own choices.
  • Switching to E-Cigs gives smokers significantly more freedom to enjoy products that suit their individual desires. In terms of taste, Revolution Vapor Gourmet E-Liquid is available in over 70 flavors for you to choose from. Select from High, Medium, Low, or Zero nicotine depending on your smoking habits and tolerance for nicotine. Batteries come in a wide variety of sizes and colors, so your E-Cig will definitely complement your personal style!

Those are some pretty good reasons! Tell me more about the different parts of the E-Cig and how they work together!

There are many different types of e-cigarettes, but there are three essential components common to all of them: a Battery, a Tank, and E-Liquid.

The Battery

The battery is the largest part of the E-Cig and provides power for the device. The size of the battery determines how long the E-Cig will last before it needs a charge. All else equal, the larger the battery, the more vaping you can do before it needs to be charged.

Unlike many E-Cig companies, Revolution Vapor uses only high-quality rechargeable lithium cells, similar to the one in your cell phone or laptop. Our batteries can be charged 300+ times and will last hundreds of puffs with normal usage. Each of our starter kits include a USB charger and wall charger, so you’ll never be without power.

The Tank

The cartridge or tank is a crucial part of an E-Cig because it contains the flavored nicotine liquid. Filling your own tanks is the best way to save money and ensure you have the freshest flavor possible! Tanks are a leap forward in E-cig technology and have many benefits over traditional cartridges. They are typically clear, allowing you to see how much E-liquid remains at any given time. The advanced design of a tank also uses less wicking material than a cartridge, leading to a more consistent and satisfying vape.

The E-liquid

E-Liquids come in a wide variety of flavors and nicotine levels. Ours come in 4 nicotine levels: High, Medium, Low, and Zero. For heavy smokers, it is best to choose a higher nicotine level to satisfy the craving. Casual smokers might want to use a low or medium level liquid. One popular strategy is to gradually reduce nicotine use over time by moving to lower levels.

Although nicotine has gotten a lot of bad press, the truth is that nicotine is a mild stimulant similar to caffeine which many people enjoy on a regular basis. Most experts agree that the real danger in smoking comes from the burning of tobacco and the thousands of chemicals and tars contained in cigarette smoke. E-Cigs do not burn anything, and contain far fewer substances than traditional cigarettes.

The major ingredients of nicotine liquid are Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG), which are widely used in the food and cosmetics industries. They have a designation of GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) from the FDA. PG and VG are not known to cause any adverse health effects when consumed at reasonable levels. We only use the highest quality medical grade Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerin, which are derived from natural sources.

Not all E-Liquid is made equal. Our Gourmet E-Liquid flavors are blended right here in America with only the highest quality food grade flavors and ingredients.

Wow, that's quite a bit of detail. Anything else I need to know?

Just that you've made a great choice taking the time to learn about E-Cigs - they can truly change your life for the better.

Check out our selection of Starter Kits and join the Revolution today! We offer fast & free shipping, the best products in the business, and the best gourmet flavors available anywhere!