Features of the Xpress-1613-3
Long-life electrical system
Lock-in lid support with a positive catch
Wide-view tapered peepholes
Ventilated,louvered switch box
Two hand lifts
Heavy duty kiln stand with mar-proof plastic feet accommodates optional Orton KilnVent
Full-formed,galvanized steel base
Fall-away two stage Prop-R-Vent
Coated lid,peepholes and rim of firebricks
Heavy gauge stainless steel case
Reversible brick bottom
Dropped,recessed brick grooves,which eliminate element pins
The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features . The controller fires in Cone-Fire and 8-segment Ramp-Hold modes .
Features of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller for Ceramic kilns
Fire to a pyrometric cone by merely entering cone number and slow,medium or fast speed .
Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire .
Program the Temperature Alarm to sound when the kiln reaches a specific temperature . Set the alarm to remind yourself to close a vented lid .
Design Ramp-Hold programs with up to 8 segments (steps) .
Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold during firingwithout having to stop the kiln to reprogram .
Hold (soak) the temperature in both Cone-Fire and Ramp-Hold . Experiment with Hold to improve color saturation of china paints .
Control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold .
Add Hold Time during firingwithout having to stop the kiln to reprogram .
Change the target temperature in Ramp-Hold during firingwithout having to stop the kiln to reprogram .
Temperature display throughout firingand cooling in your choice of ℉ or℃
Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout .
Set the Delay to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule .
Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple,stuck relay or broken element .
12 Month Warranty
LED Lights show whether you are in program,review,or firingmode .
Colorful,illustrated instruction manual . Downloadit from the Additional Information section below to review these features in more detail .
The Furniture Kit
The furniture kit consists of carefully selected fireclay shelves and posts for this particular model . When estimating the price of the kiln,include the cost of furniture . The furniture allows you to stack multiple layers of ware . Without it,you could fire only the ware that would fit on the kiln bottom .
Furniture Kit for Janus-1613,S-1613-3,Xpress-1613-3
2 C-18 Shelves 1C-18 ½ Shelf
1 Square Posts,3 each – ,1,2,3,4,6
1 lb . Bag Kiln Wash
Furniture Kit Shipping Weight: 28 lbs .
Kiln Comes with Heavy Duty Rolling Stand,18 Square x 12 High
A deluxe,rock solid kiln stand with locking casters is included at no extra charge . 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 . loadgreenware on the lower shelf . 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 .
Designed for production
Paragon's warranty is not affected by frequency of use . Fire your new kiln every day if you want,even in commercial settings . That will have no effect on the warranty period .
Optional colors at no extra charge
Brighten your studio with color! Order your kiln in one of our standard colors at no extra charge . . . berry,black,blue,hot pink,jade,navy,purple,or turquoise . Scroll down to see color samples in the options section .