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Whether you're a seasoned concentrates user, or a newbie trying concentrates for the first time, the age old question of "What's the difference between Titanium, Ceramic, and Quartz?" comes up.

We're here to shed a little light on the situation.
As a headshop, we encounter that question often from our customers, and through research and product testing, are here to break it down.

How to Choose between Titanium, Ceramic, and Quartz Dabbing Nails

Titanium Nails

Ceramic Nails

Quartz Nails

Flavor Good Excellent Excellent
Time to Heat Up Great: 15-25 Seconds Good
Around 30 Seconds
Best: 5-10 Seconds
Heat Retention Excellent Excellent Good
(Depends on thickness)
Durability Excellent Good
(Depends on material quality)
(Depends on thickness)
Pros Longer heat retention and durability because of mass and material. Ceramic is an inert material, offers excellent flavor and retains heat well. Material is known for superior taste.
Cons May Oxidize over time May Crack from extensive use Thin quartz nails are prone is cracking from extensive use.
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