Basic Safety

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Section 1: Batteries

A. History & Common Terms

1. Glossary of Basic Electrical Terms/Words (I've heard that term/word, but what does it mean?)

Common terms are: Voltage/Volts (V), Amperes/Amps (A), Watts (W), Power (P), Resistance (R), Internal Resistance (IR), C-rating (C), Milliampere Hour (mAh), Ohms (Ω),

Current, Charged/Over charged, Drained/Over-drained, Anode (Positive +), Cathode (Negative -), Electrolyte, Potentiometer, and more....

2. When was the battery invented?

3. What are batteries made of?

4. A few different Battery Types

a) Alkaline

b) Nickel-based (NiCd or NiMH)

c) Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

d) Lithium-Polymer (LiPo)

- Cycling/Endurance of above batteries

5. What are the different cell types?

6. What is the difference between Series and Parallel?

7. Summary of Section 1A - Basic Battery Knowledge from the vaping perspective

B. Basic Battery Care

1. Installation & Removal

2. Storage/not in use

3. Traveling

4. Charging/Discharging

5. Maintenance

6. Disposal

7. When to replace

8. Summary of Section 1B - Basic Battery Care Do's & Don'ts and how it applies to vaping

18650 Battery Testing
We load tested and compiled data for 4 popular brands of 18650 batteries. Click the links below to see our findings:
1) Write Up
2) Video
3) Test Results & Application