For many of us, pipes are associated with mysteries or men in smoking jackets. Yet these pipes have long been part of the smoking tradition, considered the oldest form of traditional smoking. The question is if these staples of the smoking community have made the transition to vaping. e-cigarettes have become a huge industry, with a variety of options. Still, for those who prefer the pipe to the cigarette, have they been left out of this growing industry? The answer is most definitely not. Throughout this article, we will discuss electronic or e-pipes and how they have grown as a segment of within the vaping industry.
The traditional pipe is made up of the bowl where the tobacco is held, the stem or shank extends out to the mouthpiece, often known as the bit. These pipes can be made of clay, hard dense woods or even minerals. When pipes are made of clay, the stem and bowl can be one continuous piece. Other materials allow for the stem to be disconnected from the bowl for cleaning or storage. These can be artistic and elegant pieces, in addition to their practical application for smoking tobacco. One can use a variety of tobacco flavors to achieve a relaxing and enjoyable smoking experience. A pipe smoker typically needs a pipe tool, which allows the tobacco to be compacted into the bowl, thus making it easier to burn because of an optimized airflow. The tobacco itself is lit by means of matches or a lighter.