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E Cigarette Maintenance
 

How to Properly Maintain Your Veppo Electronic Cigarette

or Any 3-Piece Design E-cigarette

 

It is very important to properly maintain your e-cigarette so it will give you the best performance and last longer.  There are 4 parts of the e-cig that need to be cleaned and  maintained - the battery, the atomizer, the refillable cartridges, and the charger.  These parts should be cleaned periodically depending on how often you use the e-cig.  Once a week is a good habit for any type of user.

 

Maintaining the E-Cigarette Battery

The battery is a rechargeable, lithium battery that needs to be cleaned.   Take a cotton swabcleaning e-cigarette batterydipped in rubbing alcohol (not soaking) and clean the contact where you screw in the atomizer.  This area gets a build up of dirt and nicotine residue.  Make sure it is dry before using it again. 

 

To preserve the charging capacity of your electronic cigarette battery, it is best to use the electronic cigarette until the battery is fully discharged.  This will lengthen the number of charges your e-cig battery will take.  If cleaned and charged properly the battery will last for about 300 charges.

 

Cleaning the Atomizer

cleaning e-cigarette atomizerUse the same cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean all parts of the atomizer, especially the threaded end that makes contact with the battery.  Now take a tissue and hold it to the threaded end while blowing into the cone shaped, wire mesh end.  You should see some tan colored liquid on the tissue.  This is the e-liquid or nicotine residue that is not vaporized.  You may get some e-liquid on your lips or in your mouth and it will taste bad but it will not hurt you. For a final cleaning, connect the atomizer to the battery (but do not attach a cartridge) and blow into the end of the battery that lights up.  This will activate the atomizer and burn off any additional residue.  Do this for 3 short puffs.  Depending on the amount of use, and if maintained properly, an atomizer will last up to 12 months.

Note:  Some people will recommend soaking the atomizer in hot alcohol or vinegar.  We do not recommend this since the atomizer is an electronic device.

 

The Cartridge

The Veppo cartridges are refillable with E-liquid nicotine solution but if you choose to only purchase prefilled cartridges and throw them away when they are done, you do not have to clean them.  If you are refilling the cartridges, then use an alcohol pad or cotton dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean the outside of the cartridge.  This is mainly for sanitary reasons.  The cartridges can be refilled 15 - 20 times, but eventually the white fiber material inside will wear out and not hold as much e-liquid.  When this happens throw it away and use a new one.

 

The Charger

Use the same cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean the contact where you screw in the battery.  The life expectancy of the charger depends on how many times it is being used and if it is cleaned regularly.  If the light on the charger does not turn red, and only stays green, when a dead battery is attached, you may need a new charger.

 

Properly cleaning and maintaining all parts of your e-cig will assure a long life and optimum performance (of the e-cig, and maybe you too!).  Video instructions for maintaining your e-cig are coming soon, watch our website and blog.


Attention:
Veppo products are offered as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Veppo products are intended for use by persons of legal smoking age, not by non-smokers or by children, women who are pregnant or breast feeding, or persons with or at risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or taking medicine for depression or asthma. Consult a physician if you experience nicotine misuse symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness, and rapid heart beat. If you smoke tobacco products, you are encouraged to stop. Veppo products are not a smoking cessation product and have not been tested as such. Please keep Veppo products out of the reach of children and pets; ingestion of certain pieces can present a choking hazard, and ingestion of the non-vaporized concentrated ingredients in the cartridges can be poisonous. This product and the statements made within have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration or any international health organization unless otherwise noted in Veppo materials. These statements and Veppo products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any condition, disorder, disease or physical or mental conditions and should not be used as a substitute for your own physician’s advice. Veppo products are manufactured to Veppo (USA) supplier standards, distributed globally, and made in China.

Warning:
Nicotine is addictive and habit forming; very toxic by inhalation, in contact with the skin and if swallowed; danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed; irritating to eyes and skin; may cause sensitization by skin contact; may cause harm to the unborn child; vapors may cause drowsiness or dizziness; very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment; after contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice; in case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible): this material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way ; use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination. Warning for California residents regarding Proposition 65: This product contains nicotine, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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