Let's play a game! I will say a word, and after that, you have to guess what's the next word that comes to my mind. Ready? Start! 

Me – Bong! 

You – Glass. 

Me – No! That's wrong! 

You – What is it then?

Me - 'Silicone' is the correct word. As well as an underrated material for bongs and pipes!

Read this blog ahead to know everything about silicone bongs. 

What is a Silicone Bong? 

A silicone bong is nothing but a cheaper alternative to traditional glass bongs, capable of withstanding high temperatures without releasing any toxic chemicals. Silicone pipes and bongs typically last for 5 to 10+ years. 

How to use a Silicone bong? 

Step 1 – Fill the herb bowl with the required amount of water. 

Step 2 – Ignite it & enjoy the flavorsome smoke! 

Are Silicone Pipes and bongs safe to smoke out of? 

Short Answer – Yes. 

Long Answer – Keep an eye on the following factors that are necessary for the safety of a silicone bong, and you will never make a wrong decision – 

  • Where is the silicone bong manufactured?
  • For what temperatures is the silicone bong rated? 
  • Which chemicals are they made with? 

Tip – Make sure that your silicone pipes and bongs do not come in direct contact with a flame or torch, as it can damage your piece. 

How to make sure you buy safe silicone pipes and bongs? 

Tip – Do not smoke at high temperatures. 

  • Pay more for guaranteed quality. 
  • Ensure that your silicone bong is anti-microbial. 
  • Purchase dishwasher-safe silicone bongs – This feature aids in cleaning by keeping bacteria out of the question. 

I have compiled a list of diverse silicon waterpipes and bongs for you. Have a look, and you will get an idea of which one suits you the best. 

 18" Silicone Waterpipe

This water pipe is made from food-grade, BPA-free silicone. 

Advantages of this waterpipe –

  • Affordable. 
  • Easy to clean as it is silicone-made. 
  • Unbreakable (goes without saying, isn't it?) that makes it your true outdoor travel companion. 
  • Easy to store – Credits go to its unique, flexible, and bendable design. 

This waterpipe is suitable for smokers who – 

  • Are always on the go and require a compact, portable water pipe for a quick draw. 
  • Frequently break, drop or damage their glass. (You need this waterpipe!)
  • Love fancy colors and designs, as this piece is available in a variety of colors. 

 Silicone Tank Rig 

Like our previous product, this beautiful rig is also made from food-grade silicone, making it nearly indestructible. You can use all your favorite herbs with the included 14 mm male glass bowl. The length of the tank (as it is built like a tank, both figuratively and literally) is around 5.5 inches. 

If you're wondering how this piece provides an enhanced flavor, here's the answer. The large body of the tank can hold a large amount of water, and the included downstem draws the smoke through to cool it down and provide a pleasurable and memorable hit experience. 

This water pipe has four parts: the top, the bottom, the mouthpiece, and the downstem. It is also equipped with a titanium nail. All these parts are made from silicone. 

Bonus Tip – You can add any 14 mm male accessory to this rig. 

One of the notable features of this piece is that it takes the ease of cleaning to another level. Do you know that you can entirely deconstruct this rig only to fulfill this one purpose? This piece is an eye-catcher and can act as a conversation opener for you. 

11.5" Silicone AK47 Water Pipe

As the name implies, this exclusive water pipe is a mammoth 11.5 inches in length and is equipped with a downstem that helps clean this piece. Other features of this water pipe are: 

  • A 14 mm glass on glass bowl. 
  • The beaker has a broad base. 
  • It is available in two colors. 
  • Near-impossible to break!

The summary of the above paragraph is – Go ahead and buy this 'AK47' if you want an unbreakable water pipe that provides a smooth hit. 

4" Silicone Skull Hand Pipe 

Add to your collection with this spooky and sassy hand pipe. This hand pipe includes a high-quality glass multi-hole bowl. The glass bowl and mouthpiece are connected with a Tenon fit and glass mortise. 4 inches is the length of the longest part of this hand pipe from the mouthpiece to the bottom of the skull jaw. 

The appealing skull shell that wraps the bowl around is available in different color combinations. It is a portable hand pipe as it only measures 4 inches in length. You can easily share it with your friends. It comes along with a dab tool and a compartment under the pipe as well. This excellent hand pipe cools the smoke even before reaching the mouthpiece. So, if you're someone who gets impatient for your hits, go for this silicone skull hand pipe. 

Takeaway Tip- DO NOT use alcohol to clean silicone bongs. Many silicone bongs are dishwasher-friendly. Others can be cleaned using the trio of vinegar + hot water + soap. 

Let me take you through some advantages and disadvantages of using a silicone bong over a glass bong. 

Advantages of a Silicone Bong over a Glass Bong

  • Easy to cleanThrow them in the dishwasher and see the magic! 
  • Capable of maintaining a more even temperature during smoking. 
  • Relatively inexpensive. 
  • Non-toxic. 
  • Available in different colors as well as unique, appealing patterns. 
  • Compact, portable and lightweight 
  • Extremely durable – You can try throwing them from a height, if you don't believe me! 
  • Disadvantages of a Silicone Bong over a Glass Bong

  • They might require some break-in sessions before working primly. 
  • You might encounter a faint 'plasticky' smell sometimes. 
  • Silicone bongs can be considered as 'less of an art piece' as compared to glass bongs. 

  • Levelsmokeshop provides its customers with a wide range of glass and silicone hand pipes, dab rigs, and bongs. With us at LSS, you are sure to find the perfect piece according to your personal preferences that suit your smoking style!