Battery Safety: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Battery Safety, The Do’s and Don’ts

Having a e cig with an external battery can be a little confusing and scary, but after reading this I hope it will put your concerns to rest. Lithium ion batteries are very safe as long as you follow the do’s and don’ts of battery safety. With regards to vaping, the battery is the most important item, far more important than your coil, or multiple coils if you have them. Batteries are even more important than the debate over the superiority of wick materials (cotton, organic cotton, silica, mermaid hair – whatever). So if you are looking to get into mechanical mods, or thinking about pushing the limits of your current set-up, or just bought your first electronic e cig or are completely unaware of what your battery can even handle, then this article is definitely for you.

            Do’s of Battery Safety

1.    Charge your married set together, and at the same speed (Eg. .5amp, 1.0amp, 2.0amp(not recommended))

2.    Charge your batteries from dead to full

3.    Store batteries in a cool or room temperature and dry place

4.    When installing batteries make sure to follow the orientation labeled on the device

5.    Make sure to only use high amp batteries 20 amps and above (Ex. lg hg2, lg hd2, samsung 25r, and sony vtc4, sony vtc5)

6.    Whenever possible charge your batteries in a bay charger

7.    Always carry your batteries in a battery case never loose in your pocket

             Dont’s of Battery Safety

1.    Do not short circuit your battery cells

2.    Never leave your batteries or device in your vehicle on a hot or very cold day

3.    Do not mix and match sets of batteries

4.    If a batteries wrap is damaged or torn do not use that battery

5.    It is recommended to never charge your batteries in the device even if the unit is capable of doing so

6.    Do not leave your batteries, device, or charger in direct sunlight

7. Never discard your batteries in a fire.


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