Stainless Steel Coil & Wire Instructions and Tips
MAKE SURE TO DRY FIRE SS COILS AFTER INSTALLATION AT 10-25w MAXIMUM AND SHORT PULSES.
Always test ohms, we prefer the 521 tab for this. Make sure your resistance is 0.10 ohm or higher. Look for lower than expected ohms (coil is touching something). Place your build on a mod (or 521) without the wick. Fire the coil by pulsing the fire button for 1/2 - 1 second at a time starting at 10-20 watts MAX. Using your ceramic tip tweezers, pinch the coil together while getting it to glow, this eliminates hot spots and should create a nice even glow. You can also use a strumming technique that we show on our YouTube channel. You can adjust positioning at this point with your ceramic tweezers or coil jig. Increase wattage by 5 watts at a time until the coil just begins to glow.
Now, at 15-30w, pulse the fire button for 1-2 seconds a couple times. You should see a nice even red glow start at the center of the coil and work outwards towards the legs. Observe carefully that the coils heat up evenly! If in dual set up ensure they heat up equally as well. (If not then continue pinching or strumming the coil until they do.) Let the coil cool back down to room temperature, you can aid this by blowing on the coil. Now using tweezers (we use vetus esd-15 curved fine tip tweezers) install the wick of your choice the way you like.
**Spaced coil builds have less issues with hot spots!!! Watch our YouTube Channel!
* Do test ohms after install or modification
* DO NOT get this glowing bright red or white. A faint orange red glow is enough. If you get it too hot you will hurt the wire and it will form harmful oxides. (Oxides are present on any heated metal, harmful oxides aren’t released on SS unless critical temps are reached, like a bright glow instead of a faint dull glow.
*Make sure your coils are NOT touching any part of your RDA, RTA, or sides of the “Chimney” or any other area. Only the leg of the coil should contact the post.
*Do NOT over pack wick or wick the coil too loose. There are lots of guides on the internet to this. We also address it in better detail on our YouTube Channel.
*Finally, MAKE SURE TO PRIME COIL BEFORE FIRST USE