Basic Kiln Safety Tips

Basic Kiln Safety Tips

Kilns can be quite safe to use when you follow some basic precautions; however, kiln safety is a must. They do, after all, contain huge amounts of heat when in use. Because of the high temperatures, firing a kiln also does release volatiles into the air, many of which...
Kiln Venting System Information

Kiln Venting System Information

The Pottery Place Pottery Kilns Australia potteryplace1@bigpond.com Mob: 0488008922 KILN VENTING SYSTEMS Built to industrial standards so you can expect years of efficient use. Air and fume flowpaths are aerodynamically designed to obtain maximum efficiency. We can...
The History of Kilns and Firing

The History of Kilns and Firing

  From Bonfires to Kilns After Man had learned to make a fire, it didn’t take long before he discovered that anything made of clay became permanently hard after being in a hot bonfire for some time. Communities all over the world learned to make pots and fire...
Firing Tips

Firing Tips

Underfired or immature bisque. Most often the bisque is fired to a cone 03 or 04. The glaze firing is generally fired 1 or 2 cones cooler, 05 or 06. If the bisque has not been fired completely through, gases will escape from the immature bisque causing small pinholes,...
Considerations on buying a kiln

Considerations on buying a kiln

Buying A Kiln Things to consider when purchasing a kiln: • Internal size – firing chamber • External size (will it fit the space you have? does the kiln fit through the doorways?) • Single or three phase power available to site/cost of three phase power installation •...