The term “510 thread” was originally coined by Joyetech, manufacturer the eGo-T, one of the first vape pen batteries. It was named after the ten 0.5 mm threads featured on tanks, that are compatible with these pens. Today, this 0.5 mm threading is standardized, but it doesn’t necessarily need to have ten threads to be considered 510 compatible.
A 510 thread vape is technically any battery with 510 threading, which happens to be the vape industry standard for most atomizers and tanks. When people say 510 thread battery, these days they are most likely referring to the ones made for use with oil cartridges.
The term 510 thread vape is often used in reference to the entire device, including the tank. The term 510 thread battery refers specifically to the power source which powers the cartridge. Oil cartridges are slim vape tanks that generally come pre-filled with cannabis oil. They are also empty cartridges available for filling with your own CBD vape juice and various other liquids.
Originally 510 batteries were generally pen-shaped, but lately they have been rapidly evolving, taking on a variety of forms that resemble miniature vape mods. Let’s have a look at the different types of 510 vapes available right now and the distinctions between them.
The best 510 thread vapes offer some distinct advantages over the standard pen-style batteries. They tend to have more battery life and are more compact and discreet. Some of them even utilize more advanced LED and LCD technology.
Generally speaking, 510 vapes are popular for oil because they are portable, lightweight and easy to use. Another advantage of 510 vapes is having cross compatibility with a variety of atomizers. A good 510 thread battery should also provide a solid connection.
Vaping a cartridge on a 510 thread vape is incredibly easy. Always start slow, taking small puffs with breaks in between, until you find your ideal dosage. Here are some tips to keep in mind when using various cartridges and 510 batteries.
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