What is Sub-Ohm Vaping?

What is Sub-Ohm Vaping?

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Sub-ohm vaping is a type of vaping that uses low-resistance coils to produce large amounts of vapor. This style of vaping is known for its intense flavor and large vapor production, making it one of the most popular types of vaping today. Cloud chasers love sub-ohm vaping because it allows them to create huge clouds of vapor.

To sub-ohm vape, you need a specialized device that can handle low-resistance coils. These devices usually have potent batteries and advanced features such as temperature control. Sub-ohm vaping can produce large amounts of vapor, and it's essential to know how to do it safely. Make sure you have a good understanding of “Ohm's Law” before attempting to sub-ohm vape!


  • Big, fluffy clouds
  • Intense flavor
  • Warm vapors


  • Not discrete
  • Juice & battery may run out quicker
  • Stronger hit


Sub-ohm vaping is a type of vaping that uses coils with resistances lower than one ohm. This causes the coil to heat up faster and vaporize more e-juice, which produces more flavor due to the intensity of the vaporization process. More airflow is required to cool down the higher heat produced from the coils, resulting in bigger clouds.

When choosing your e-juice, remember that the higher the VG content, the larger clouds you will produce. We always recommend utilizing our MAX VG blend when using sub-ohm tanks, as higher PG content can run the risk of causing leakage.


When using a sub-ohm tank, the vapor is typically not taken into the mouth first. It is taken directly down to the lungs and then exhaled. This is unlike mouth-to-lung (MTL) tanks which mimic a cigarette draw. 

Sometimes you will hear sub-ohm vaping referred to as direct-to-lung (DTL) and this is where it comes from. The direct-to-lung impact can be heavy for new users so choose a low nicotine level if you are a beginner who wants to try sub-ohm vaping. 


Sub-ohm tanks are preconfigured tanks that are geared toward a high-powered, low-resistance setup. They were designed to mimic the effects of RDAs without the hassle of actually dipping yourself. Most sub-ohm tanks can be simply inserted into your mod to start vaping in this style.


Today, sub-ohm tanks are more popular than traditional MTL tanks. Most attribute this change to stronger flavor and larger vapor production.

However, if you are making the change from smoking to vaping then an MTL vape tank might be the right choice for you since it mimics the draw of a cigarette. Sub-ohm vaping can sometimes turn off new vapers. 

Sub-ohm vaping is not for everyone but those who like it tend to be big fans. To get started with sub-ohm vaping, choose a high-powered device that is compatible with low-resistance coils. 


If you have any questions on what device or e-juice you should go with for getting started with sum-ohm vaping, don’t hesitate to contact our experienced team in Hazetown Vapes