Steamcrave 40mm titan coil gunk

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  1. Youngvapor

    Youngvapor Member For 2 Years

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    Hi guys, right now I have built a 22awg ss316l 4mm diameter 0.30 ohm dual coil

    My problem is that when I run it at 125watts or higher I cannot do more than 3second puffs without getting burnt taste. After I have fired and taken a hit the coil makes sounds in there. I just cannot get it to work properly.

    So my question is, should I use more wick so it can export more juice to the coils or less wick for faster juice flow? Usually the first vape is good if Im waiting 5 minutes or more, but im a chain vaper.

    Or should I just build it as an rda?

    Right now im using watteschnur for cotton. Its sort of the same like cotton bacon.

    Steamcrave Titan 40mm aromamizer, coil gunk, coil burn, wick burn, perfect wicking, coil burnt taste steamcrave titan
     
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  2. r055co

    r055co VU Donator Platinum Contributor Member For 2 Years

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    Sounds like wicking issues, try thin out the tails a bit and tight in the coils
     
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    Aiight, so I tried to put more cotton in there. I followed this video . I don't get any dry hits now and it doesn't sound like its getting gunked in there. All I did was to have more cotton and wider tails and try to put the cotton in there sideways. The cotton must not go down in the holes!! Just cover it over the holes sideways and I think you will be fine. Flavor is a little bit muted but I don't get any awful cotton taste. Should be good to go now I think.

    Might be usefull for other people using the same atty. Also, don't listen to steamengines heat flux. I mean, my heat flux is 200watts at 200 heat flux, but im currently down at 120 watts because you want the coils to be cool when you vape so they don't get gunked.

    I think KC has the best wicking methods out there. I have tried a lot of other videos but they never work because they just think they should put the cotton down the holes.

    Ohh and another thing. When you put the deck piece into the top piece, make sure that the 2 edges are perfectly aligned. You must also use your thumb at both sides and just press a little bit to see if both sides are perfectly aligned.

    Hope it helps..
     
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    You can also try fewer wraps.
     
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    Your running the wrong build, or your wicking isn't good enough for that high wattage.

    125 is pretty dang high. Is your build warranting using 125 Watts? Is it the same build you normally use 60 to 80? In not insinuating anything I'm just asking.

    I have found that too many people think that because that is a 40mm tank automatically they need to run it at a higher wattage without tweaking the build or wicking.

    The larger diameter, lower ohm builds will do great.

    I can tell you right now that I run my framed Staples at 90 but could go to 150 no problem.

    You gotta build accordingly

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  6. stumpy352

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    I just calculated that build. I'm guessing you mean .30Ω per coil? The numbers come out right anyway. ~.15Ω build. Would hit like a brick though. Sounds like you got the wicking sorted. From what I understand, the gunking issue is inherent with ss wire. Depending on your mod, you might try ss tc mode? I use mechs mainly, so I don't really mess with tc modes, but that might be worth a try. That build would run sick in a single battery mech though. At 4.2v it would pull about 26amps & ~240mW/mm2 of heat. Quick ramp up.
    Hmm... goes looking for some ss wire...

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  7. Youngvapor

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    My mod is a 4 battery mod so yes, it handles those wattages fine. No my build is 0.30ohm 22awg 316l 4mm diameter dual coil 0.60 each coil. It should run up to 200 watts at a 200heat flux. Even at 120watts I feel like its not enough power for me.

    What can I do? Im currently at 4mg of nic. Ive seen mods blow huge clouds at 70-80 watts. More volts or more amps maybe ?
     
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    Which mod are you using?

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    Im currently using Laisimo F4

    Would it be better for me to build 20gauge ss316L 0.15 dual coil build ?

    Im just thinking about wire tolerance here. Does a thicker wire have a less chance of coil gunk than a thinner wire ?
     
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    How many wraps are the coils?

    Sounds to me that four batteries feeding 120W to single round wire is causing a very fast ramp up. If you insist on running that high of wattage, or more, try adding more wraps or go to more complex coils.
     
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    125w for .30 ohms is way too much. My guess is should be 40-50w. If you want to do more watts do lower ohm builds. I got a .08 ohm dual coil build and still only vape at 115w
     
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    Gunking on the coil is more from juice and sweetners that your wattage. It gets to a point you're vaping so hot you'll be cooking the sugar in the juice I would think. Higher wattage isn't always better. But you're wanting a hotter vape? Go with thinner wire. It'll heat a lot faster. Get down right hot even.

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  13. Youngvapor

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    Aiight. I will try to build it lower tomorrow. Why is it that it gunks faster at higher ohms? Is it because it takes more time to heat the wire?

    What about 20gauge wire at 0.15? I can see that the heat capacity increases more if i do that.

    If not im thinking of trying out a triple coil build at 22gauge 0.15 ohms
     
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    Im usually not oversweetening my liquids. My liquids has a clear color to it.
     
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    Do you make your own juice? If not some juice companies use more sweetners. Like naked100 is real bad to gunk a coil. Like 2 days max and you're cleaning

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    Flavoring also, Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Cinnamon for example destroy's coils
     
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    Ohh yea I forgot about that. Had some chocolate one time was killer on coils

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    Yeah I do love some juices that had Chocolate and Peanut Butter in them, very tasty. But having to rewick twice a day just sucks ya know
     
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    Okay so here is my update guys. I have now built 0.10ohm quad coils 6 wraps 26gauge ss316l wire and it works great! No more burning sound and i can run it even higher than 120watts with ease. Im satisfied! I was afraid that the cotton would be too much since it tasted cotton for the first hits but now its gone and flavor is definitely there! Awesome! Thanks for the support! No more burning sound!

    So far i have found out that lower heat capacity is equal to less burnt coils because its getting easier for the coils to cool down.
     

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