Crafty Vaporizer Review

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Storz and Bickel has been a leader in the vaporizing world for a very long time now. As a result of their attention to detail, their dedication to quality and reputation for excellence it’s no surprise they’re held in as high regard as they are, but what was a surprise was that they had no portable units on the market, until now. They’ve recently released two new units, one of which is the Crafty vaporizer. We had the honour of being the first in Canada to receive the pleasure of testing this new addition to Storz and Bickel’s lineup so that we could provide you guys with a review of this possibly game-changing vaporizer. Let’s see what this gadget can do!

Review: Crafty Vaporizer


Crafty Vaporizer Review








How It Works

How It Works




Temperature FlexibilityThe Crafty is a very simple design from the standpoint of the actual unit itself. The unit itself only has one button on it, which is used to turn the unit on. Once the unit is on, it will heat up to the basic temperature which is 180 Celsius. The unit also has a booster temperature which is 195 Celsius and can be achieved by double-pressing the power button. These two temperatures are pre-set by the manufacturer as defaults, but using the Crafty App, a smart phone app for Andriod and iOS, you can change what those temperatures are as well as see the unit’s charge level and adjust other settings of the unit.









Temperature Flexibility


Originally, we assumed the unit’s default temperature settings were all the unit had to offer when it came to temperature flexibility, which is correct if you only have the unit and opt not to download and use the app. Once you’ve done that, the unit’s temperature can be set to anything between 40 Celsius and 210 Celsius, which is a big plus for a portable unit. You may set what temperature is conserved to be the basic temperature as well as what temperature is considered the booster temperature. This does still limit the unit to two actual settings while in use, but with the temperature accuracy of a unit such as the ones made by Storz and Bickel, two temperature settings is good enough to get the job done well. Check out out Vaporizing Temperature Settings post to learn how to make the best of your settings!


Vapor Quality





Vapor Quality


The vapor quality you can expect from the Crafty is nothing less than outstanding. This contradicts every logical thought that an experienced connoisseur might have when they see a unit that uses as much plastic as the Crafty does. Despite the plastic mouth piece, there is no plastic flavor in the vapor and the vapor is smooth, cool and surprisingly satisfying. The mesh screens do a great job of filtering out particles of your botanical to make every draw pure, flavorful and unaccompanied on its trip from the heating chamber to your mouth







Manufacturing Quality



Manufacturing Quality


When one thinks Storz and Bickel, you wouldn’t normally think of a plastic unit. Regardless, the unit looks and feels high quality – like a well-made power tool a lot like the Plenty. When you look at the unit, it doesn’t offer much in the way of aesthetic pleasantries, but what it lacks in form, it makes up for in function. It sports a large heating chamber typical of a product from Storz and Bickel, and the grating all around the unit does a good job of dissipating heat while still keeping the unit comfortable to hold. The one gripe we have with the unit in this category is the tool provided to stir and/or poke at your botanical, which is plastic. We can assume due to the reputation of the company in question, the materials have all been vetted and found safe. Unfortunately, we still don’t prefer plastic to be used in components that will be in close contact with the heating chamber. We’d prefer if the tool was made out of some sort of metal instead.



Battery Life

Battery Life


The unit is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery which can be charged via USB or wall charger and will last you for about 1.5 hours of continuous use. Both charging options are possible with the materials provided in the box. The unit also has an auto shut off to help make your battery life as long as possible. One of the perks of this unit is that your battery life over time will be extended as they’ve separated the heating chamber from the battery –a feat most other vaporizers have failed to do. This means that your battery life will not be compromised over time and you’ll be able to go much longer without having to have the battery in the unit replaced. That being said, the battery is locked into the unit with special screws, meaning you won’t be getting into the unit without a fight. Replacement of the battery will have be done by Storz and Bickel themselves, which will likely be a costly endeavour. You’ll be able to stave off that moment for a longer time thanks to their design, but when that day comes it will be pricy.


Portability

Portability


One of the clear advantages of this unit over the Mighty is its size. It’s small enough to easily slip it into your pocket and light enough that you’ll barely notice it while it’s there. The mouth piece also swivels out of the way to avoid it becoming a problem during transportation. To top things off, the unit's controls are mostly hidden in the app that you use on your phone. This is a nice feature because you'll likely have your phone on you anyways so it won't take up extra space.











Ease Of Use



Ease of Use


This unit is remarkably easy to use. The one button on the outside of the unit is used to turn the unit on and switch between basic and booster temperatures while the app allows you control over the basic and booster temperatures to customize the experience to your own needs. The only problem we found when using this unit was related to the auto shut off. This feature keeps you from draining your battery too much during your session, but its set to turn the unit off if no button is pressed within 60 seconds. This means you’ll have to press the button at least every 59 seconds during your session until you’re completely finished with your session. The unit does vibrate to let you know it has turned off, and it is quick to turn back on, but that feature did prove to be a bit of a nuisance during the session. The unit will also need some regular cleaning to keep it operating at top performance, but that maintenance will be much less difficult and frequent than a unit like the Pax.




Discreetness

Discreetness


The Crafty is a very stealthy unit. It’s small enough to conceal in the palm of your hand, it’s quiet while in use and it’s easy to put away quickly if the need arises. This makes the unit surprisingly discreet and a great choice for people looking for a unit that has great vapor quality but is also very discreet. Even using the app with the unit can be passed off as someone tinkering on their phone and nothing more.












Overall Experience

Overall Experience


This function-over-form unit is fantastically made, well machined, easy to use and provides fantastic vapor quality, all in a discreet and portable package. Storz and Bickel may have taken a while to enter the portable vaporizer market, but they’ve done so with a huge splash. They’ve brought the efficiency and vapor quality of the Volcano conveniently into the hands of connoisseurs in a way that can easily stand above the Ascent and Solo. If you’re looking for a great new unit that you can use on the go and at home that provides the same top of the line experience as the Volcano, the Crafty is the unit for you!


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Mighty Vaporizer Review

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When it rains, it pours. For those of you who’ve been paying close attention to the vaporizer scene the last week or so, we don’t even have to explain what that means. For those of you who are looking to be in the know, this has to do with Storz and Bickel, the creators of the coveted Volcano Vaporizer. They’ve decided to release two portable units, one of which is the Mighty Vaporizer. If this unit has anywhere near the quality of the Volcano packed into the unit, this unit is sure to be amazing. Let’s get into the review to see how it did!

Review: Mighty Vaporizer


Mighty Vaporizer Review



 
How It Works

How It Works


Using the Mighty is uber easy – just turn the unit on with the orange power button on the side, fill it with your botanical, set your temperature with the plus and minus buttons next to the display and wait for the unit to reach your chosen temperature before you enjoy! The display will also tell you what temperature the unit is at, the temperature you’ve set it to and the battery charge level so you can stay on top of your session easily.










Temperature Flexibility

Temperature Flexibility


The Mighty is capable of reaching a wide range of temperatures and can be set anywhere between 40 degrees Celsius and 210 degrees Celsius. Doing so is a simple matter of using the plus and minus buttons near the display while the unit is on to set the desired temperature.












Vapor Quality

Vapor Quality


The vapor quality of the Mighty is outstanding. The plastic mouth piece might be cause for concern for some connoisseurs, but this plastic stands up well to heat, doesn’t add a plastic flavor to your vapor and it’s cool, smooth and satisfying. The high expectations you’d have for a Storz and Bickel unit are met with ease when it comes to vapor quality.












Manufacturing Quality

Manufacturing Quality


There is a lot of plastic used in the construction of the unit, but it is all well machined, durable, and feels very high quality. The grating around the unit serves to efficiently cool the unit so that it doesn’t get hot while in use and keeps the battery as cool as possible. This doesn’t make it impossible to clean the mouth piece as it does come apart with relative ease to make cleaning a pretty simple matter.










Manufacturing Quality

Battery Life


This unit has 2 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries powering the unit, which makes for longer battery life than many units on the market. The length of time you can go on a full charge will largely depend on how high your temperature is, but the unit in general has an above average battery life. The unit’s batteries are also separated from the unit’s heating chamber, which keeps the batteries from being heated by the warmth in the heating chamber. This will extend the overall life of the battery and is a very unique design feature that not many other units have been able to manage well, if at all. Regardless, when your batteries are in need of replacement you will have to send the unit in to be serviced, which could end up being very costly. Changing the batteries yourself would be difficult at best as the screws used for the body are not standard screws and there’s no telling what you might find (including a voided warranty) should you open it up yourself.



Portability

Portability


This is one category where the Mighty takes some damage. Because of its size and weight, it’s not the best unit to carry around with you to enjoy on the go. The extra battery ends up making it too wide and display makes it too long to really put in your pocket easily and walk around. This is a shame because with the kind of vapor quality you can expect from this unit, it would be great to take it everywhere you needed or wanted to go.










Ease Of Use

Ease of Use


Using this gadget couldn’t be much easier. All it takes is a few pushes of a button to get this unit started and you’re ready to enjoy your vapor. The challenge is in using the unit for longer than a minute as the auto shut-off will turn the unit off if you don’t press any buttons for sixty seconds. If that happens, it’s simple and quick to turn the unit back on, but it is a bit of a bother. To avoid this, simply press the power button every so often (at least once every 59 seconds) to keep the unit from turning off.









Discreetness

Discreetness


This is another unfortunate fact about this unit – it’s not discreet. The size of the unit makes it impossible to conceal it completely in your hand and the display is a bit attention grabbing. This means the unit is easy to see and pretty interesting to look at, which the opposite of what you’d want when having a quiet session outside.












Overall Experience

Overall Experience


This unit has some great features that are very unique and sports some amazing vapor quality, but the trade-off when it comes to the display and the extra battery don’t benefit the unit that much for what it’s giving up. This unis is an amazing unit and if you’re looking for a portable unit that’s for home use, is top of the line, isn’t very discreet or portable and you have the money to spare, the Mighty is just right. If you want to vaporize on the go and need something discreet and easy to carry, you might be better off with the Crafty Vaporizer.


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Vaporizer Party Tricks

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Everyone loves to throw a party. Gathering a bunch of friends and loved ones together to celebrate, even if it’s for no real reason, always makes for a great time. All you fellow connoisseurs out there are no different, and it never hurts to have a few tricks up your sleeve to make your party a memorable one. To give you a few ideas of how you can take your party up a notch, we’ve made a list of some of our favorite ways to use your botanical to take your party to the next level.

Vapor Party Tricks


Vaporizer Party Tricks
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Vapor Shots

Vapor Shots


We’ll start off with a classic way to make a party more interesting: vapor shots! For an in-depth run down of how to do this you can take a look at our Vapor Shots post, but the basic idea is to use the whip attachment of an H-alizer or Extreme Q to push vapor through alcohol to infuse your chosen alcohol with the properties of your botanical! All you have to do then is chill your alcohol before pouring some shots or mixing some cocktails for your connoisseur friends to enjoy! Just make sure you don’t have too much too fast. These shots can be more powerful than you’d expect.








Vapor Cups

Vapor Cups


This next trick is a bit more advanced, but once mastered can make for one of the coolest and most memorable party tricks anyone can pull off. This trick will work best with a vaporizer that has balloon capabilities like the H-alizer, Extreme Q or the Volcano. The first step is to get some mugs or steins and stick them in the freezer at least overnight. The next night before your guests arrive, pull out your vaporizer of choice, load it up with your botanical and make a nice big bag of thick vapor. As your guests arrive, pull out the mug from the freezer and slowly squeeze the contents of the balloon out and into the mug. The cold mug will cause the vapor to become heavy enough to stay in the mug and your friends can drink up a delicious mug of vapor! Just make sure you wrap the handles with cloth so your friends don’t freeze their hands trying to enjoy their treat.


Jello Vapor Shots

Jello Vapor Shots


This idea is the kind of thing that can turn your party into the stuff of legends. The first step is to use the vapor shots technique to infuse your alcohol with the properties of your favorite botanical. Next, measure out enough alcohol and water at a 5:3 ratio to get the amount of liquid necessary for your jello powder’s recipe or your favorite jello shot recipe and mix the alcohol with half the water. Chill the water and alcohol mixture and boil the plain water before adding it to the powder to dissolve the powder. Next, mix in the chilled water/alcohol mixture and put your concoction into shot glasses before putting them in the fridge to set. Either actual glass or the small paper cups will do just fine. Once your guests have arrived and the jello vapor shots have set (hopefully that’s at the same time) hand them off to your guests and toast to another great night!

Not every party needs an extra kick to make it awesome, but it never hurts to have a cool trick like this up your sleeve during any party. Regardless, these tricks can help you make the best of any gathering so use them to make some great memories the next time you’re hanging out with your friends!


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Mighty Vaporizer - First Impressions

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Storz and Bickel has decided to dominate the scene by releasing 2 portable vaporizers, one of which is the Mighty. The mighty can be considered the bigger brother to the Crafty with bigger size and bigger battery capacity than its portable counterpart. Given what we’ve seen from their website, we’ll give you a rundown of our first impressions of the Mighty vaporizer.

The Mighty Vaporizer

Mighty Vaporizer First Impressions

Build Quality


The shell seems to be constructed completely out of plastic, which normally is a bad sign. Luckily, we’re dealing with a manufacturer who has a lot of experience making great quality units, so you can likely rest assured that the parts are all made of safe, high quality materials.

Portability


This unit doesn’t have the same size advantage of its counterpart, but that’s because it has double the battery power behind it. The unit uses 2 lithium ion batteries to power it, which should give it improved battery life and increased temperature range. This means you should be able to take it out with you and use it on the go without having to stop and charge it often.

Vapor Quality


This unit uses convection and conduction heating to give you quick, quality vapor. That plus it’s large heating chamber likely means that it will be efficient when it comes to extraction and able to handle an ample amount of botanical. The plastic used in the shell and mouth piece will hopefully have little to no effect on the vapor quality.

Battery life


We don’t know any times just yet, but the life of the battery should be a good deal higher than the Crafty seeing as it’s has twice the power. The display might compromise the battery life to some degree, but likely not enough to hurt the length of time you can vaporize by much.

Difficulty


This unit doesn’t look hard to operate at all. The unit has a simple on/off button on the side and arrows to adjust the temperature which is shown on the display. Loading it doesn’t look like it will be much of a problem either.


Discreetness


One thing they did do that was very interesting with this unit is they gave the batteries compartments that are separated from the heating chamber. This should keep heat from the heating chamber from getting to the battery, thereby increasing your battery life in the long run. This comes at a bit of a price though, as the unit is eye catching and makes it a little less discreet.  Also, measuring around 14 centimeters tall, it won’t be easily concealed in your hands.


We’re looking forward to seeing these units in person and getting to try them for ourselves. Given that they’re from Storz & Bickel, we expect great things! We’ll post a Mighty vaporizer review the moment we get our hands on it and test it, so stay tuned to our posts for that in the near future!



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Crafty Vaporizer - First Impressions

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One of the 2 units released by Storz and Bickel recently is the Crafty, a portable vaporizer in a small package that looks like it sports all the quality and functionality of its bigger brethren.

The Crafty Vaporizer

Storz and Bickel Crafty Vaporizer

Build Quality


The shell seems to be constructed completely out of plastic, which is usually a warning sign sign but we’re confident that Storz and Bickel hasn’t deviated from their usual protocol of creating units made from high quality components. The unit looks to be well machined and well designed and looks promising so far.  

Portability


The Crafty has a serious advantage as a result of it only having one battery to power it and a simple function. In the end it ends up being very small and portable. Unfortunately it does seem like it will suffer for its lack of a second battery as it will lose out in terms of battery life.

Vapor Quality


This unit uses convection and conduction heating to give you quick, quality vapor. It also looks like it has a large heating chamber which will make extraction really efficient. Plastic in the mouth piece usually affects the vapor quality but we’re hoping Storz and Bickel found a way around this. Unfortunately, it also has very limited temperature flexibility only possessing 2 temperatures (180 Celsius and 195 Celsius) you can switch between. This means those who love thick, satisfying vapor will likely be left wanting.

Battery life


We don’t know any times just yet, but the life is likely not too long. The unit only has one rechargeable lithium ion battery which means that even with its modest temperature ranges the battery life won’t be mind-blowing.

Difficulty


This unit doesn’t look hard to operate at all. The unit has a simple on/off button that is also used to change between the two temperature settings. Use of the app might end up being a bit more difficult, but there is also the chance that it could make using the unit even easier than it already is. Of course, loading it doesn’t look like it will be much of a problem either as the chamber is nice and big.

Discreetness


They did separate the battery from the heating chamber to keep the heat from negatively impacting the battery’s performance over time, but that genius also makes the unit look more eye catching. Luckily, the unit should be easy to conceal in your hand as it’s pretty small, so that should help it recover some of its discreetness.


Once we have a unit to test, we’ll post a Crafty vaporizer review for all your curious connoisseurs. We can’t be 100% sure, but we have a feeling it will be a great unit given Storz and Bickel’s history when it comes to vaporizers!



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ABV Spice

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As some of you connoisseurs might already know, once you’re finished with a session with your Solo or H-alizer, your botanical is not done working for you. You can use it again as ABV to get a second use of your botanical like we mentioned in our ABV Recipes post. This is great news for all you connoisseurs on a budget. That being said, sometimes it can be a bit difficult to figure out what to do with your supply of ABV especially if you’re regularly strapped for time. To help all you out there who find yourself in this predicament, we have a simple way to use your leftovers that will make it easy to enjoy it with almost any meal! It’s time to turn your ABV into a spice!


ABV As A Spice

ABV Spice
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The Chemistry Of ABV

The Chemistry

Your botanical’s essential oils and compounds are all locked away inside of your botanical in a state that’s more or less useless to you in their natural state. That’s because that natural state is an acid, something our bodies can’t do much with in the amounts usually used for a vaporizing session. Once it’s been heated up, the compounds you want to enjoy are heated and converted into a form you body can process and turned into vapor that can be inhaled. Once your session is over, there’s still some compounds left in the botanical, and because those compounds have been heated they've been converted to a compound your body can process that you can enjoy by eating it.




The Materials

The Materials

The first thing you’ll need is a supply of botanical that’s already been through a vaporizing session. Whenever you’re done a session, take the remaining botanical and store it in an air-tight container. Once you have enough, you’ll need a pepper grinder. You’ll want to avoid pepper shakers because you’re looking to make use of the pepper grinder’s ability to crush the contents of the grinder into an almost powder-like consistency. Once you have those two things, load your ABV into the grinder and get ready for some good times!





The Application

The Application 

This is where things can get a bit tricky. It’s hard to know exactly where you’ll want to use your new spice and there are 2 answers to that question. The short answer is everywhere you possibly can. The long answer is where the tasty, nutty flavor would work best. That can be a bit difficult to sort out, but you’ll get the hang of where to apply this spice the more you use it. Here are a few ideas to get you started:


  • Pasta – This works well mostly because of the tomato sauce. There should already be some fat in the sauce, which will only help your cause since the compounds are lipophilic, and the spices used in the sauce should work really well with your new spice!
  • Eggs – You can either throw it into the pan as you melt some butter to keep the eggs from sticking or you can just grind it right on top after you’ve finished making them. You’d be surprised how well the flavor of ABV works with eggs be they scrambled or fried.
  • Bacon – Is there ever a bad time for bacon? We can answer that for you. No! The addition of a little of your new spice, right as your bacon comes out of the pan, makes for a great treat as pork responds well to savory spices. 


With these ideas, you’ll be ready to take your cooking to the next level with these great new applications for your botanical. No matter what time of day, you can enhance your meal with a little extra spice!

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Vapor Shots

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Hey connoisseurs! Here's a new way to use your vaporizer to enjoy your botanical. Any stationary vaporizer with a whip attachment and a fan option can be used to infuse vapor into an ordinary drink, creating a new concoction delicately flavoured with your botanical.

Shots of Vapor

Vapor Shots



The Vaporizer


The Vaporizer

We recommend using the Extreme Q, or the H-alizer for this experiment. The Extreme Q is a great quality stationary unit that provides the ability to use bags or whip, which will prove to be an advantage here as you can simply set it up for use with a whip, then turn on your fan. If you've read the H-alizer review, you know that it has the same advantage as it is able to be used with a whip or bags right out of the box, not to mention it produces some top notch vapor! This will let you cut to the chase and get right to the fun part.







The Method

The Method

Fill a glass with Grey Goose Vodka, or your preferred brand, and leave some space at the top because it will start bubbling up. Set up your unit as you normally would. Fill the heating chamber with your preferred botanical, and turn the temperature to the right level for your botanical. If you’re enjoying the Extreme Q experience, turn your fan speed to low. With the H-alizer, simply turn the fan on. Next, dip the end of the whip into your glass, and you'll immediately see the vapor bubbling in it.







The Chemistry

The Chemistry

What's happening is that alcohol is a great solvent so as the vapor flows through your drink, the volatile extracts in it that are soluble in alcohol are bonding with the alcohol in the glass instead of disappearing in to the air. The essential oils will change the character of the drink as well as give it the properties and flavours of your botanical. This is made possible mostly due to the convection heating of your botanical which is the most efficient way to extract your vapor. This means you will get much more of the flavour compounds out of your botanical and into your drink than any other method.






The Results

The Results

On low speed, you should let your vaporizer bubble into your drink for about four minutes. When it's done, turn your unit off and remove the whip from your glass. The scents of your botanical will be pretty clear in the air around you. You'll end up with a perfectly flavoured drink with all the properties of your favourite botanical! If you’re worried that the vapor being pumped through your liquid is going to waste, simply cover the top of the glass with plastic wrap and punch 2 holes in it. Put your whip through one hole, and either suck the vapor from the other hole as it comes out, or put a spare tube into the other hole, leaving enough room between the bottom of the tube and top of the liquid to keep from submerging the tube. Now you can enjoy vapor that’s been percolated through alcohol before you enjoy your botanical-infused drink!

A word of caution to all of you who try this, you do so at your own risk! Make sure you act responsibly and abide by the laws in your area. Safety should be the highest priority, so take it slow and take the necessary precautions. 


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What Makes Great Vapor Quality?

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Vaporizing has some great benefits over traditional combustion methods, one of which is you can have a less irritating and more flavorful experience. Some people who are coming from the world of combustion might want a thicker, more robust experience while those who are more athletic and/or health conscientious might want a lighter more flavorful experience. Whatever the case may be, vapor quality is a huge part of the experience and finding a unit that delivers quality vapor is very important. To help those of you who feel they can’t sacrifice quality, we’ve used all our knowledge and experience to tell exactly what makes good vapor quality!

Great Vapor Quality Guide

Vapor Quality Guide



Air PathwayAir Pathway

The materials used in the air pathway can make a big difference in the quality of the vapor that reaches your mouth. 
  • Plastic - Plastic is obviously the least desirable of all the materials one could use in the air pathway. Plastic has a tendency to lend its flavor to the vapor which alters the flavor you get from botanical and gives it a hot plastic taste. Yuck.
  • Stainless Steel – Stainless steel is pretty inert, meaning it doesn’t add any flavor to your vapor. That being said, it does conduct heat really well, and more often than not, the vapor isn’t cooled much by the steel and can be quite warm and sometimes irritating.
  • Glass – Glass, like what you'd find in the Arizer Solo's air pathway, is the best choice when it comes to the air pathway. It may be a bit more fragile, but glass doesn’t alter the flavor of the vapor and even manages to cool it as it passes through the glass pathway.  This means what you breathe in will be cooler and tastes like your botanical and nothing else!



Heating ChamberHeating Chamber

The building materials used for the heating chamber also play a big part in how high the quality is in the end.
  • Plastic – Plastic, of course, is undesirable as per the usual. It simply doesn’t handle heat as well as other materials and more often than not causes more problems than it solves when it comes to taste, efficiency and durability over time. 
  • Stainless Steel – Stainless steel is a great alternative as it conducts heat well and is easy to keep clean. 
  • Glass - Glass heating chambers, as see in the Ascent, are also a great material to use as it is easy to clean and ensures a smooth experience.
  • Ceramic – It’s possible to have a heating chamber that features a mostly ceramic heating chamber, and it does do a good job conducting heat, but it takes longer to heat up and because the material is porous, it can get dirty rather quickly and can be a bit more challenging to clean. Ceramic can also be damaged over time from over cleaning and exposure to heat, so this it’s usually not featured as a main component in heating chambers.

Temperature FlexibilityTemperature Flexibility

This is pretty cut and dry – if you have a unit that has limited temperature flexibility, you’ll have a harder time making the experience perfect for you. The unit you choose should be able to produce vapor that varies between thin and flavorful and thick and satisfying to give you options for your experience. Temperature flexibility also helps to efficiently extract all the essential oils in your botanical, allowing you to pick and choose what kind of experience you get from your botanical. For more information on how to make the best of a unit with great temperature flexibility, check out our post to learn what the best temperatures settings are









Heating Method

Heating Method

The way the unit heats your botanical will also affect the quality produced by your unit. Units can either heat via conduction or convection.  You can learn more about these two types of heating in our conduction vs convection post. Units that use conduction often need to be stirred in the middle of your session to make sure your botanical is evenly heated.  This is not the case with convection as convection forces hot air through and around your botanical for a more even and efficient end result. That way you end up with an easier and more satisfying experience. Portablevaporizers.net agreed in our logic in their infographic that compared convection and conduction.  

Using these points as evaluation criteria can help you find the perfect vaporizer for you, and once you have it in your hands you’ll be able to enjoy each and every session to the fullest!

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