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Has anyone....tungsten?

Discussion in 'Temperature Controlled Vaping' started by MilesDeep, Sep 9, 2017.

  1. MilesDeep

    MilesDeep Initiate

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    Just curious.........Has anyone ever used or heard of using tungsten?

    Okay....one other curiosity. Has anyone mixed metal type with success? Say, Kanthal and SS, or Nickel and Stainless. I want to make a 2 stage heating coil. The thought is that one wire would heat up much faster than the other. The idea being to decrease the heat up time in the coils. Pre-heat the juice, if you will.
     
  2. Trevbrown

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    Running a single wire parallel to a Clapton is quite common to speed the ramp up time
     
  3. Tubbyengineer

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    Tungsten gets used in some ceramic coils - and the CVU chip in the Altus uses tungsten as it's traces. As stated above you can create staged heating coils - This tutorial by Twisted messes should show you how...


    You'll most likely find that mixing materials won't work well in TC mode though - although any decent TC mod should have a preheat mode...
     
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  4. MilesDeep

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    Super helpful. Thank you. Again, I was merely curious. I'm a machinist and have access to a variety of material. I find myself at working thinking to myself, 'I wonder how well it would work if I.......'. The more I know good and bad, the more I know.
     
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    You'll find a list of the wires that currently get used in the "Wire Wizard" section of steam engine - theres some fairly exotic stuff in there that really doesn't get used very much though - Invar and Niobium alloy spring to mind...
     

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