I love it when new products come in for review that actually solves a real problem that stoners have. Beyond the common nightmare of a drop or knocking over your expensive glass bong, the less talked about but the more likely problem most face with bongs is the glass bowl breaking. Just in the past few years, I have broken 3-4 glass bowls, one of them being unique to the glass bong I bought. This is such an annoyance and the bowls they have at the local shops never really match your piece’s style the way it should. Ordering a new one direct from the glass company is a hassle and might not even be available at all. METALFORMS recognized this and have truly created something that will last a lifetime. Their unbreakable bowl piece for your bong will pretty much last forever and will not break when dropped or mishandled by clumsy friends.
What is METALFORMS Unbreakable Bowl Made Of?
The METALFORMS unbreakable bowl piece for your bong is not your typical “metal bowl” you buy from the gas station. This unbreakable bowl is made of aircraft grade aluminum and high precision CNC turning machines in their manufacturing process. This not only ensures durability, it also provides fast cooling and easy cleaning because of the design and surface anodizing treatment methods used. The anodizing treatment also allows for METALFORMS to add beautiful bold colors to the unbreakable bowl piece then they finish it off with a high-energy laser engraving of their logo. The METALFORMS team is based out of Vienna, Austria and makes all of its high-quality products entirely in Austria and Germany. There is no doubt that once you get the METALFORMS unbreakable bowl in your hands you can tell it’s high quality and well thought out.
Does METALFORMS Unbreakable Bowl Get Hot?
The biggest concerns I had with the METALFORMS unbreakable bowl was how hot it would get with repeated use and would it make my bud taste metallic-like. With dozens of bowls smoked thus far, I have yet to experience any heating above slight warmth of the bowl with repeated use. This is all possible due to the design and surface treatment it receives. The typical “metal bowl” you may find at a gas station will not have the same treatment and not be made of the same material. I also have yet to notice any difference in taste between using my American Made glass bowls and this METALFORMS unbreakable bowl. This made me very happy.
Even scraping the bowl clean has not caused any scratches or color shavings to come off the bowl. Those are definitely things you want to pay attention to when using any metal products, does the color scrape off? If so, that is no good and more than likely you are smoking toxic chemicals unknowingly. We can confidently say that METALFORMS unbreakable bowl will not cause any toxins to accompany your next smoke session.
Is METALFORMS Unbreakable Bowl Worth It?
In my mind, this product is a no-brainer for anyone who smokes water bongs often. At just about $36 USD, plus shipping, you are only paying about $10-$20 more than you would for an American Made glass bowl yet this is guaranteed to last 100x longer. The METALFORMS unbreakable bowl comes in two models, CE-1 and SE-2, which both are aesthetically pleasing and will look good on most pieces. They have 4 different colors available: gold, steel-blue, copper-orange and matt-black. They are extremely easy to clean, you can check out our 10 Products That Keep Your Bong Clean article for cleaning product ideas.
Currently, METALFORMS only carries 14mm male joint sizes but they will more than likely included the popular 18mm in the future. If you are sold on the METALFORMS unbreakable bowl piece for your bong than slide over to their website metalforms.at and grab one (or two) today.