How to Unclog a Delta 8 Disposable?
How to Unclog a Delta 8 Disposable?
Delta 8 disposable devices, vape pens and cartridges, are one of the biggest trends on the market today. They’re very easy to use and allow you to enjoy the effects of this cannabinoid much faster than any other consumption method. There are scores of delta 8 disposable devices on the market today, and, whether you choose a disposable vape pen or a cartridge, sooner or later, you’ll have to deal with a clogged device. This can be particularly frustrating. Some people resort to throwing out their devices due to clogging, but that’s unnecessary. In this post, we’ll show you how to unclog your delta 8 disposable and enjoy uninterrupted vaping.
Why Do Delta 8 Devices Become Clogged?
To understand how to unclog your Delta 8, Delta X or any device in the Cannabinoid family, it’s important to know why clogging happens in the first place. Cannabinoids like delta 8 are hydrophobic. This means they’re not soluble in water. Instead, they’re soluble in an oily base. As a result, most delta 8 products, including devices, contain a carrier oil base.
While this ensures that you can enjoy the psychotropic effect of this cannabinoid to the fullest, it also means that the viscosity of Delta 8 extract changes with the temperature. This is true whether your delta 8 disposable vape contains either oil or resin.
As a result of this, sometimes, you may not have issues with clogging when you use your disposable for the first time. However, over time, as the oil experiences changes in temperature, the residue of the oil in the airflow path of your device may thicken and lead to clogging.
The easiest way to unclog delta 8 disposable devices is to simply fire it up and try to take a few small puffs (3-second hits). It may take some time, but this usually works.
The heat usually does the trick of reducing the thickness of the oil so it flows easily through your device when you vape. We recommend using a toothpick or any similar tool to clean out oil residues in the mouthpiece of your device—at least where the tool can reach.
This doesn’t always work. You can also try gently heating your device with a hairdryer. Be careful as the devices are often made of plastic, so you do not want to apply too much heat to these parts of your device.
How to Prevent Your Delta 8 Device From Clogging
We believe in the old aphorism that prevention is better than cure. The best way to unclog your device is to prevent it from clogging in the first place. Here’s everything you need to know about how to keep your device from clogging:
- Store Your Device at Room Temperature: To prevent your delta 8 disposable from clogging, it’s important to avoid exposing your device to extreme temperatures—both heat and cold. A common place that devices are left and often are exposed to the extremes are in your car.
- Store Your Device in a Vertical Position: It is inevitable that delta 8 oil/resin may thicken as it cools, and if your device is sitting horizontally, the cooling oil/resin will block your air path. This is why we recommend storing your device in a vertical position. That way, your device’s airflow remains clear, and you can get unrestricted hits.
- Clear Out the Air Path: One nifty way to prevent your delta 8 vapes from clogging is to clear out the air path after your session. You can do this by taking a few long draws without pressing the firing button. This obviously only works for devices that have a firing button. It would be impossible to do this with draw-activated devices. With draw-activated devices, we recommend taking slow, short and soft draws every time you vape. This reduces the chances of clogging.
In this article, we covered that clogging issues are inevitable with Delta 8 Disposables. While this is the case for all brands, Medusa has gone through great lengths to ensure that the newest disposable technology is being used to prevent such issues from occurring as regularly. If you run into any ongoing issues, don’t hesitate to reach out to the team.