What Is The Wicking Material In Your Vape?
There are many questions first time vapers or even people who have already begun to vape have. One of the most common questions is related to what separates and creates good flavor from the rest. One of the best tips you'll ever have is that "all components in vaping create the experience." While coils generate the heat to convert liquid to vapor it is the wicking matterial that absorbs the e-liquid and gets the heat from the coil that actually turns it into vapor.
So what wicks currently are in your coils? Well that depends the vast majority of prebuilt coils on the market use japanese cotton. Japanese cotton has a long history of great absorbtion and features great fiber richness. Some companies wrap that japanese cotton in a synthetic ceramic that has been shown to feature great transfer qualities (I.E. Flavor). Other types of material include Flax Seed fiber, mesh, Cellucotton Rayon Fibers, and silica. Silica being what early adopters of vaping typically found in their CE4 clearomizers.
Typically wicking isn't something you need to worry about until you graduate to building your own coils in atomizers such as rebuildable drippter atomizers and rebuildable dripper atomizers. Each of these types of wicking materials provides it's own type of experience. While a friend or fellow vaper might enjoy a particular one I highly recommend you try them to find the wicking material that best suits your vape style.
Do remember that wicking is only part of the equation and while a great wicking material could provide you with a superior vape, the coil that heats it must also be of great quality and deliver the appropriate amount of power to perform up to your standards.