The Paragon Vitrigraph I will open a world of new techniques and experimentation even if you've fused glass for years . You will find yourself spending hours with the kiln . Your family will wonder where you've gone . But not for long,because they will join you once they discover your kiln .
Use pieces of clear glass as dams to separate colors in the pot . Create your own colors . Pull your own canes . Have you ever painted images onto sheet glass with hot stringers With the Paragon Vitrigraph I,you can draw with stringersas they emerge directly from the kiln .
You will spend hours per session,and time will pass quickly . Can you think of a better way to spend time with family and friends
Easy to set up
After your Vitrigraph I arrives,you will be anxious to start using it . Fortunately,it is easy to set up . It fits perfectly on a beautifully crafted stand that gives you just the right amount of space . The kiln even plugs into a standard household outlet . The Vitrigraph I is surprisingly large for a 120 volt kiln .
The kiln fires rapidly up to 1900℉ . It usesspace-age ceramic fiber insulation,noted for energy efficiency . The digital controller fires with 3-key simplicity .
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The stainless steel jacket is vented to lower the surface temperature of the kiln . A safety toggle switch on the side of the electrical box shuts off power to the heating element . Use the switch to reboot the controller if ever needed . A built-in fuse protects the controller . And the Vitrigraph I is made in America .
Fast-response,exposed-tip¼ wide thermocouple
Ceramic fiber bottom lifts out for easy replacement .
Stand height: 31¼ / 793mm
3 hole in the stand under the kiln
Plugs into standard 120 v outlet .
Sentry Xpress 3-key controller with advanced options
Energy-efficient ceramic fiber firingchamber heats rapidly .
Stainless steel jacket is vented for lower surface temperature
Safety on/off switch so you can easily reboot the controller .
Vitrigraph kiln safety precautions
Fire only glass scraps that are fusing compatible . Keep the electric cord out of traffic areas . Fire the kiln only with the help of an assistant . Pay attention to the kiln . Do not leave it unattended . Do not reuse the flowerpot that holds the scrap glass . Do not refill the flowerpot while the kiln is hot . Use only one flowerpot loadof glass per session .
Wear safety glasses at all times . Small pieces of glass can scatter about when you break off the streamers .
Thermocouple with special limit wire
The thermocouple senses temperature inside the kiln . It is the small rod that extends into the firingchamber . The¼ wide Type-K,14-gauge,exposed-tip thermocouple is made with special-limit wire for superior accuracy . The exposed tip gives the controller a fast response time for even temperatures during holds . The thermocouple is made in America to our exacting standards .
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 .