Top 5 Longest Lasting Vape Coils in 2023
The best vape coils are the ones that do not cause your e-liquid to taste burnt in a short amount of time. The goal of any vaper is to find a coil with a resistance level perfect for their vaping preferences and make sure it is compatible with their device. There are many factors that can go into finding the right vape coil for you, but luckily we have some great resources on this blog to help you out!
What Are Coils?
Coils are made up of cotton wrapped around a specific type of wire that heats up and produces vapour from the e-liquid soaked into the cotton.
Coils, atomisers and atomiser heads can all be used synonymously, but there are differences. Their materials can range anywhere between nichrome to nickel – the important thing is that each achieves a different effect. Without swamping you with details, this guide will help you match your vape coil to your desired experience.
What Coils Last the Longest?
Which coils last the longest? It sounds like a simple question, but it can be complicated. We’ll try and make it easier!
There are thousands of coils on the market, some are good and some are really awful. What separates a good coil from a bad one is how long it takes to begin burning, its taste and its vapour production.
There are things you can do to help your coil perform better. If you use your coil on a wattage that is higher than recommended by the manufacturer, then it is likely to begin burning. Check the packaging, website or side of the coil to find out its recommended wattage. If you want a coil with great flavour, you should buy one with more surface area, and finally if you want a coil with high vapour production, you’ll need low coil resistance and a higher wattage range – these are called sub-ohm coils.
A coil with a long life span is one with quality cotton that soaks e-liquid efficiently, good coil surface area and a recommended wattage that has been chosen carefully to ensure this long life span.
Enough with the details, let’s get to the Top 5 Longest Lasting Coils in 2023!
1. VooPoo PNP Coils
Available in multiple variations, these versatile coils can last between 1-3 weeks, depending on usage. They come in a pack of 5, and each type delivers a different vaping style.
The VooPoo PNP coils utilise a mesh build that produces both improved flavour and vapour production, and feature a push-fit design that makes them super easy to change. These cross-compatible coils fit a variety of devices, and can be used with both high VG and high PG e-liquids, making them top of our list!
2. Uwell Caliburn G Coil
Suitable for use with the Uwell Caliburn G Pod Vape Kit and its respective replacement pods, the Caliburn G coil is available as two variants. The 0.8 Ohm mesh coils feature a larger surface area to heat e-liquid for enhanced flavour and vapour production, delivering a restricted DTL (Direct To Lung) inhale. The standard 1.0 Ohm coils deliver a long-lasting MTL (Mouth To Lung) vape with clear flavour throughout.
A simple push-fit design makes these easy to replace, and their MTL vaping style makes them great for high PG e-liquids. Depending on usage, these coils should last you between 1-2 weeks, placing them second on our list.
3. Geek Vape Z Coils
Geek Vape have been one of the top companies for vaping products for years now, and their Z coils are no exception! Designed for the exceptional Zeus sub-ohm tank, these coils should last you between 1-2 weeks depending on usage, and deliver incredible flavour. They are also compatible with the Geekvape Z Subohm 2021 tank!
Available in 0.2 and 0.4 variations, you can be sure of great flavour and cloud production with these powerful DTL coils. You’ll want to use these with high VG e-liquid!
VooPoo TPP Coils
Utilising VooPoo’s innovative technology, these coils offer a greater surface area for improved flavour and heating speed. Available in 0.2 ohm, VooPoo’s TPP coils work great with high VG e-liquid and produce a DTL vaping experience.
These coils should last around a week, depending on usage, and are compatible with a range of VooPoo devices, including the Argus XT.
5. Vaporesso GTX Coils
With 3 resistances to choose from, these Vaporesso GTX coils are ideal for any vaper. Featuring a mesh build, their larger surface area gives them great cloud production and flavour. These coils are designed to work with a range of devices, including the Vaporesso Target PM80 kit, and should last you around a week depending on usage.
We recommend you pair the 1.2 ohm coils with 50/50 e-liquid, and the 0.6/0.3 ohm coils with high VG e-liquid.
How to Prime Your Coil Properly
Priming is essential when you replace your coil. It ensures that the cotton inside has soaked with e-liquid and when the coil heats up, the cotton isn’t left dry and burned.
To prime your coil just follow these 4 simple steps:
- Drop a small amount of e-liquid on the cotton, usually visible through the holes at the top and on the side of the coil.
- Ensure the cotton inside is soaked through but not dripping.
- Install the coil and inhale several times through your vape with no power to draw the liquid through.
- Set your device to the lowest recommended wattage and gradually increase to your preference over time, not exceeding the highest recommended wattage.
Why Are my Coils Burning?
Coils sometimes burn quicker than advertised and this can come down to several reasons.
Firstly, on some occasions a coil that burns unreasonably fast could be a counterfeit product. Some manufacturers include a scratch check QR code you can scan so check the manufacturers site. Avoid this by only purchasing from trusted retailers.
On the other hand, it may be down to the juice you are using. Sub ohm (Low Resistance) coils work best with High VG E-liquid. Where as low resistance or tight draw coils work best with either 50/50 or High PG E-liquid.
If you use the wrong type of juice, it can either leak if it’s high PG as it is a thinner substance, or if it’s thick it will not soak into the cotton properly and therefore the coil will burn faster.
Otherwise, using very sweet flavoured juices that are high in glucose tend to result in a smaller life span as glucose sticks to your coil, affects absorption and therefore leads to burning.
Finally, you may be using your device on a wattage that is too high for the coil, see the manufacturers recommended wattage and change accordingly.