Mouth To Lung Vape Tanks

3 for £9.99
Atomiser Innokin Go S Tank
2ml
MTL

Innokin Go S Tank
£3.99
2 reviews
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Atomiser Innokin Zlide Tank
2ml
MTL & DTL

Innokin Zlide Tank
£16.99
10 reviews
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Atomiser Innokin Zenith Tank
2ml
MTL

Innokin Zenith Tank
£21.99
11 reviews
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Atomiser Aspire K3 Tank
2ml
MTL

Aspire K3 Tank
£11.99
4 reviews
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Atomiser SMOK Vape Pen Nord 19 Tank
2ml
MTL & DTL

SMOK Vape Pen Nord 19 Tank
£10.99
4 reviews
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Atomiser VooPoo PnP Pod Tank
2ml
MTL & DTL

VooPoo PnP Pod Tank
£9.99
4 reviews
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Atomiser Joyetech eRoll Mac Replacement Cartridges
0.55ml
MTL

Joyetech eRoll Mac Replacement Cartridges
£8.99
2 reviews
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Atomiser Aspire Nautilus GT Tank
2ml
MTL

Aspire Nautilus GT Tank
£24.99
6 reviews
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Atomiser TECC CS Micro Tank
2ml
MTL

TECC CS Micro Tank
£12.99
8 reviews
£12.99
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Atomiser Eleaf GS Air 2 Tank
2ml
MTL

Eleaf GS Air 2 Tank
£9.99
3 reviews
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Atomiser Innokin Zenith PRO Tank
2ml
MTL & DTL

Innokin Zenith PRO Tank
£24.99
6 reviews
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Atomiser TECC Slider CS Air Tank
2ml
MTL

TECC Slider CS Air Tank
£12.99
3 reviews
Atomiser Aspire CE5 BVC Atomiser CE5 Clear
1.8ml
MTL

Aspire CE5 BVC Atomiser
£4.99
2 reviews
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Atomiser Eleaf GS Turbo Tank
1.8ml
MTL

Eleaf GS Turbo Tank
£12.99
1 review
Atomiser Aspire K1 Tank
2ml
MTL

Aspire K1 Tank
£8.99
1 review
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Atomiser Aspire K1 PLUS Tank
2ml
MTL

Aspire K1 PLUS Tank
£10.99
2 reviews
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Mouth to Lung Vaping

Mouth to lung vaping, also known as MTL and M2L vaping, replicates smoking a cigarette more so than vaping directly to lung. Beginners making the switch from smoking will usually start with MTL vaping as it feels most natural to the way smokers inhale.

How to Take a Mouth to Lung Hit

A key difference between mouth to lung vaping and smoking a cigarette is the length of the draw.

When smoking a cigarette, we usually take short, sharp drags into the mouth. With vaping, we typically take long, smooth and steady draws to maximise flavour and satisfaction.
Mouth to Lung Vaping
Similarly to smoking, the vapour in the mouth should then be inhaled into the lungs, which will also allow for air to be drawn at the same time. Then exhale.

Timing Your Vape Hit

The length of time you choose to draw the vapour from the mouth to the lungs is up to you. Drawing for longer periods of time and letting the vapour linger in your mouth will provide a more satisfactory hit.

Also, the longer you leave it before you exhale, the less vapour there will be which is useful if you’re trying to be stealth. MTL vaping produces far less vapour than DTL anyway (one reason being that it’s limited to the amount of breath you can fit in your mouth) so it’s great if you’re conscious about vaping in public spaces.

Tank and Hardware Requirements

The good news for beginners and MTL vapers is that it can be achieved with some pretty inexpensive kit. Today’s starter vape pens, compacts, and PODs are really good value and more than capable of providing an excellent hit.

If you still really covet the features and feel of a chunky box mod, fear not. MTL vapers can still use the advanced equipment - you just need to run the mod on a lower wattage (usually around 15W but some MTL coils can handle more) MTL coils will be packed with more cotton which enables a tighter draw.

A vape tank that is designed for MTL vaping will typically have a smaller, and more narrow mouthpiece (510 drip tip) which feels closer to a cigarette in the mouth. If your chosen tank has an adjustable airflow, you should keep this to a minimum. If you try to take an MTL hit with an open airflow, you’ll get a mouthful of heat and not much else. Be mindful not to fully close the airflow, as you won't be able to pull any air through the tank.

What E-Liquid Do You Need for Mouth to Lung Vaping?

The recommended VG/PG ratios for vape juices in mouth to lung devices are 50/50 e-liquids and 60/40 eJuices.

Having a higher amount of PG in your e-liquid will produce a sharper throat hit, closer to cigarette smoking.

Finally, one of the fundamental parts of successfully switching from smoking to vaping is controlling those pesky nicotine cravings. The good news for MTL vapers is that it’s the preferred vaping style for e-liquids that contain a high nicotine content. This includes nic salt vape juice which, at 20mg of nicotine, is better suited to MTL devices.

MTL Features Summarised

  • Designed for transitioning smokers
  • Best vaping style for newbies
  • More discreet as there is less vapour and smell
  • Economical as it can be achieved with more ‘basic’ kit
  • Ability to vape higher nicotine content or nic salts
  • MTL tanks use less e-liquid
  • Ideal for anyone who (due to smoking related lung damage) would struggle to take a direct to lung hit

You can read more about salt nic here.

Please check out our guide on the differences between mouth to lung and direct to lung vaping.