What are glass bubble pipes for?

A bubbler is a small glass water pipe designed for smoking. It is effectively a type of bong, but they are different from the average bong for a few different reasons. The smoke goes through the water chamber and is cooled by the water inside, making it easier to take hits, especially for beginners.

How do you smoke a glass water pipe?

How to Smoke Out of a Bong

  1. Step 1: Place everything properly.
  2. Step 2: Put your mouth on the mouthpiece.
  3. Step 3: Light the herbs.
  4. Step 4: Slowly inhale the smoke while holding the lighter close to the bowl.
  5. Step 5: Put the flame away and keep inhaling.
  6. Step 6: Breathe in the smoke and hold it in your lungs.

What is a soft glass water pipe?

Soft glass water pipes are different than standard Pyrex glass water pipes. They are usually thicker glass and have bright vivid colors throughout each piece. Because of the simple manufacturing process, soft glass water pipes will typically be priced cheaper – but that doesn’t mean you’ll be disappointed!!

What kind of torch is used for glass blowing?

A torch used quite extensively in the industry is the National Handtorch Type 3A Blowpipe shown here. This relatively inexpensive torch, with tip sizes #2, 3, 4,and 5 will cover most of your needs. Surface-mix torches and burners are used most frequently when large areas of glass need to be worked.

Why is soft glass tubing not used?

The use of soft glass tubing has been fading, owing partly to environmental concerns and health risks but mainly to the adoption of borosilicate glass by most lampworkers, especially since the introduction of colored glasses compatible with clear borosilicate.

What kind of glass do glass blowers use?

The two most common types of glass used in glassworking today are borosilicate, or “hard” glass and soda-lime or “soft” glass. Each are readily available at online retailers and have their own pros and cons when used for glassblowing, lampworking and other glass art techniques.