Vaping Glossary and Terminology

Atomizer (aka Atty)

The atomizer or atty is contained in a metal housing that is screwed into the battery; and contains the heating coil, wick and mesh bridge. It is the component in an electronic cigarette or vaporizer that is responsible for heating the e liquid to the point of vaporization. Some atomizers tanks such as SMOK’s VCT and Aspire’s Nautilus and Atlantis use plug-and-play replaceable atomizers which can be easily installed to the base of the tank.


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