|Dimensions Inside||16.5" (width) x 13.25" (depth)|
|Dimensions Outside:||25.5" (width) x 32.5" (depth) x 29" (height)|
|Shelf Size:||15" Round Shelf - NOT INCLUDED|
|Max Temp:||Fires to 2350° F|
|Shipping Weight:||205# (freight)|
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- Sentry 12-key Controller
- Glass/pottery selection switch
- 3” insulating refractory firebrick walls
- Sidewall elements in dropped, recessed brick grooves are easy to replace
- Tapered peepholes for a wide view
- Steel floor pan supports the brick bottom of each kiln
- One year limited warranty
OPTIONAL Heavy Duty Rolling Stand, 18” Square x 12” High
A deluxe, rock-solid kiln stand with locking casters, is now an option. STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED. Please check the options box if you would like a stand included with your kiln order. You will enjoy the convenience of effortlessly moving the kiln out of the way when not in use.
The stand has a mounting bracket for the Orton Kiln Vent and a greenware drying rack. To install an Orton Kiln Vent, slide the vent collection cup into the vent bracket. The new stand eliminates the need for the collection cup mounting bolt.
Take advantage of the heat that radiates from the kiln. Load greenware on the lower shelf. The heat from the kiln will dry the ware to prepare it for the next firing. Save the time and electrical expense of drying the ware inside the kiln.
Assemble the stand with simple tools. The stand slides together with interlocking components that assemble with one size of bolt.
The Paragon Janus-1613 kiln can fire both pottery and glass. Heating elements are mounted on the top and sidewalls.
Select between glass and pottery with the flip of a switch. With the switch in glass mode, heat comes from the top elements and the middle sidewall element. With the switch to pottery mode, heat comes from only the sidewall elements.
In the glass mode, fuse and sag large glass projects are placed on a single shelf. In the pottery mode, fire to cone 10. You can also fire several shelves of smaller glass pieces using the pottery mode.
The elements in the lid are mounted in a firebrick “ball” groove that eliminates element pins. The element coils are wider than the groove opening, so the elements stay in place without pins. The groove dissipates heat efficiently, evenly radiating heat onto the glass.
The thermocouple, which senses temperature inside the kiln, is protected with a high-nickel stainless steel sheath for long life.
Will you anneal glass for long periods in your Janus-1613? Then you should order the mercury relay upgrade. The mercury relays found on our large industrial kilns outlast mechanical relays. The life of the quiet, reliable mercury relay has been measured in millions of on/off cycles. Please call for a price on the mercury relay upgrade.
A heavy galvanized steel base covers the reversible brick bottom completely. It folds up under the stainless case on all sides to strengthen the firing chamber. This is one more assurance that your Paragon kiln is built to last.
The Paragon Janus-1613 kiln control box is finished in a durable high temperature, water-base blue paint. We chose water-based paint because of the low emissions during spraying. This creates a safer working environment for our employees and cuts down on pollution.
Wires are fastened to the elements with heat-dissipating connectors refined and proven over many years in Paragon kilns. Elements are coiled from the finest high-temperature wire available.
A large, tapered peephole offers a wide view of the firing chamber with little heat loss. The peephole, both sides of the lid, and the top rim of the sidewall firebrick are hardened and sealed with a special refractory coating to protect the ware from dust.
GREAT SERVICE GREAT KILN
I've been very pleased with the kiln. The directions were easy to follow and the kiln runs true to temperature. I was thrilled when the power went off during a full fuse and came back on immediately without loss of programming. I did call with a question and got great support.