A concentrate rig is a specific type of water pipe used for enjoying oils, concentrates, or extracts. Some dry herb water pipes come with a multitude of percolators that filter vapor and cool hits, but this is less crucial with a concentrate rig popularity of dabbing continues to grow, dab rigs have grown exceedingly advanced, making it more convenient to enjoy wax concentrates.
How Do Concentrate Rigs Work?
Rigs offer highly concentrated draws that are tamed through moisture-conditioning for a smoother inhale. Oftentimes with a glass dab rig, a nail is heated by a torch, after which a dabber tool is used to place a bit of wax on the heated element. The user inhales as the wax is vaporized. The pressure of the inhalation pulls a highly potent and dense cloud through the water chamber of the rig. The vapor attaches to moisture as it bubbles up from the water to travel up the mouthpiece and into the lungs.
If you need advice on how to take care of your concentrate rig, check out our guide on how to clean a rig here.