Vape Temperature Explained

By Samuel Lawrence

IQOS Holder at its operating temperature

Those who are new to vaping might wonder what role vape temperature plays in the vaping experience. Vaping temperature is one of many aspects of vaping which can be adjusted by the user to maximise enjoyment and change the thickness, flavour and strength of the vapour produced by a vape machine.

What is temperature control vaping?

Temperature control vaping is a vaping method which allows you to set a maximum temperature your coil will be allowed to reach.

While temperature control vaping requires the user to set the temperature, IQOS devices use innovative HeatControl technology to ensure a perfect experience every time.

How is temperature control vaping different from regular vaping?

Temperature control vaping prevents coils from overheating, to avoid dry hits and burnt coils. Users can enjoy a better vaping experience without the unpleasant, burnt taste which sometimes happens when vaping.

Adjusting the vape temperature can also be beneficial for your e-liquid. Different e-liquid flavours and ratios of PG to VG react to heat in different ways. Use a vaping temperature chart to figure out the best vaping temperature.

However, temperature-controlled vaping could be difficult for users who are new to vaping and may be better suited to advanced users who are accustomed to making modifications to their vaping device.

If you're looking for a reduced-risk alternative to smoking with inbuilt temperature control, IQOS - which uses heated tobacco - is another option.

Temperature-controlled heated tobacco

IQOS is an alternative to smoking that heats tobacco to a controlled temperature rather than burning it. IQOS is the leading heated tobacco brand in the UK which produces 95% less harmful chemicals compared to cigarettes.* By using real tobacco instead of liquid, IQOS delivers a more familiar and satisfying tobacco experience than e-cigarettes.

Advanced HeatControl technology

IQOS uses advanced HeatControl technology to heat tobacco to a controlled temperature up to 350°C, which releases the authentic tobacco flavour and nicotine, but is not so hot that the tobacco burns. Conventional cigarettes burn at up to 800°C, releasing harmful chemicals through smoke. Heated tobacco releases tobacco vapour which contains significantly fewer harmful chemicals.*

10 years of research

Over 10 years of research and development has gone into IQOS to perfect the technology and design. The heating blade is a unique design, made of ceramic, platinum, gold and silver plating. It ensures that tobacco is heated evenly from inside out, and never exceeds 350°C.

Reduced risk

Switching to IQOS means 95% fewer* harmful chemicals emitted. There is no ash, no smoke, and no impact on indoor air quality meaning there is less impact on those around you. Find out more about IQOS on our website, try IQOS with a 14-day trial, or buy your device online or in-store.

*Average reductions in levels of a broad range of harmful chemicals (excluding nicotine) compared to the smoke of a reference cigarette (3R4F). It does not necessarily equal a 95% reduction in risk.

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