The world of vaping is an industry in its infancy. It is the birth of movement involving science, technology and culture that shows the ingenuity of inventions and how they can shape a whole industry.
A new and strongly rising component of the vaping industry is the dab pen. It looks like a vape pen, operates in a similar way, but as an experience couldn’t be anymore different.
A dab pen is for vaporizing dabs. Dabs are tiny little concentrates that have been extracted from plant material, but have had said material removed so they exist is a more condensed form.
Dabs and concentrates are much more potent and powerful weight-for-weight compared to dry herb alone. So, the rise in popularity of dabs can be attributed to it’s sheer potency alone.
Concentrates are many times more powerful with a single drop having the same levels of active ingredients as several rolled joints of dry herb.
The appeal of this strength is clear; you can feel more of the effect we all know and love of herb in a shorter space of time.
Obviously, there is a hedonistic appeal in this, but for some medicinal users the ability to quickly dose themselves and relive the symptoms of their conditions.
Regardless of your reason for using dabs, the most convenient way to take them is with a dab pen.
What is a Dab Pen?
A dab pen is a specialized type of vaporizer that is specifically meant to work with dabbing concentrates. Dab pens are compact and intended to be used with small, 'one hit' amounts of concentrate.
They don't have the typical heating system of a vaporizer, instead opting for a super-heated coil that can instantly vaporize concentrate into a fine vapor.
Also, for the most part dab pens require minimal packing, allowing you to enjoy your concentrate quickly and efficiently.
The Best Dab Pens on The Market
The Dr Dabber Light Vaporizer Pen
The Dr Dabber Light is a sleek vaporizer pen that is meant to be used with sticky, oily concentrates.
It has a titanium heating element for fast heat up and cool down times. On top of this it also lets users enjoy a smoother, less chemical taste.
Dr Dabber Light Vaporizer Pen
The conductivity of titanium also allows it to operate at lower temperatures; lowering the chances of burning.
The Dr Dabber is perfectly portable and discrete, looking like an ordinary vape pen. Definitely, one for the dabber on the go.
The Grizzly Eclipse Vaporizer
The Grizzly Eclipse Vaporizer is built to allow users to enjoy not only concentrates, but dry herb, and even e-liquid too.
It can do this thanks to the 3 modular cartridges that you can change on the fly to enjoy different vaping experiences.
The vape can identify and automatically adjust the battery's output to suit the current chamber in use, making this one of the most user-friendly vapes on the market.
The Shaterizer isn't exactly a concentrate vape but it earns an honorable mention due to how well it vapes concentrates.
It is a powerful and versatile concentrate vape that has a special cooling dome that will allow you to take truly gargantuan hits.
It uses twin coils to thoroughly vaporize your concentrate it has a built in silicone wax storage compartment so you can bring spare concentrate with you wherever you go.
The PAX 3
Last, but certainly not least is the Pax 3 vaporizer, which when you purchase the Pax 3 Complete Kit comes with a concentrate insert to allow you to discreetly enjoy dabs.
The Pax 3 is mainly used to enjoy dry herbs but is quickly converted for concentrates without any fuss at all. It’s temperature range is perfect for dabs.
However, it’s major benefit exists for the sleek, slender and discrete nature of the pen and the fact it comes with a 10-year warranty.
Pax 3 Vaporizer