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Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Casting, Glass, Jewellery Moulds, and Lost Wax Burnout. Paragon W14 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Casting, Glass, Jewellery Moulds, and Lost Wax Burnout. Paragon W18 Oven With A Sentry Controller For Annealing, Casting, Glass, Jewellery Moulds, and Lost Wax Burnout.
Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Fusing Glass, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Burnout.
Paragon W14 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Glass Fusing, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Casting.
Paragon W18 Oven With A Sentry Controller For Annealing, Fusing Glass, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Burnout.

Paragon W Kilns For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Enamelling, Glass Annealing, Fusing, Sagging, and Slumping, Heat Treating, Jewellery Making, Lampwork, Metal Clays, And Moulds.

Paragon W kilns are generally used for lost-wax burn-out and casting, annealing, fusing, and slumping glass, enamels, heat treating, jewellery moulds, and metal clays, although they have other applications. They're 1095°C or 925°C ovens with stainless steel cases and digital programmers. Learn about Paragon W kilns on this page.


What is lost-wax burnout? Very briefly, it starts with making a wax shape and then making a mould of the shape. When the mould is heated in a kiln, the wax melts out through channels, usually over a burnout mesh and into a tray. The shape is then cast in glass or metal from the mould.

It's important to prevent wax or carbon sticking to the elements, so burnout kilns have a top vent to release fumes. Carbon build-up inside a kiln would conduct electricity and could eventually cause the elements to fail.


There are two 925°C versions, in ascending order of internal size: the W13 and W18. They're square, front-opening, table-top kilns with firebrick interiors, stainless-steel exteriors, and Sentry 12-key programmers which include three lost-wax burnout pre-sets.

And one 1095°C version: the W14. It's a square, wired-in, front-opening, table-top kiln with a firebrick interior, stainless-steel exterior, and Sentry 12-key programmer which include three lost-wax burnout pre-sets.


Prices here are transparent: they're for UK-EU voltage, CE marked, CL CSA approved, and TUV tested kilns, and include comprehensive instructions, a burnout-kiln starter manual, UK VAT, and free continuing support from a top-tier international distributor. So you can start work straight away.

For prices, trading terms, and secure on-line shopping, use the shop link below the menu bar near the top-right of any page. The order form is on the shop page, after the price list near the bottom.

Kilns that weigh more than 30kg can't be delivered by a regular parcel-service van: they need a tail-lift lorry with a hydraulic pallet trolley. GB-mainland delivery charges are on the shop page. For other locations, call or mail.

Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Lost Wax Burnout, Casting, Glass, And Jewellery Moulds. Paragon W14 Kiln With A Sentry Controller For Annealing, Lost Wax Casting, Burnout, Glass, And Jewellery Moulds.
Paragon W13 Lost Wax Burnout And Metal Clay Kiln. Paragon W14 Lost Wax Casting And Glass Fusing Kiln.
Paragon W18 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Lost Wax Burnout, Fusing Glass, And Jewellery Moulds. Orton-Paragon Sentry programmer.
Paragon W18 Lost Wax And Jewellery Mould Kiln. Paragon Sentry Programmer.

If you want to look at specific W kilns and don't need to read any general introductions, compare or review the main features, or consider other kilns, use the button below to jump down the page. I'll start with the smallest.

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A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE PARAGON W KILNS

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Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Controller For Burnout, Enamelling, Metal Clays, And Lost Wax Casting. Paragon W14 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Fusing, Heat Treating, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Burnout. Paragon W18 Furnace With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Fusing Glass, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax. Orton-Paragon Sentry Digital Controller.

Paragon W Kilns For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Enamelling, Glass Annealing, Fusing, Sagging, and Slumping, Heat Treating, Jewellery Making, Lampwork, Metal Clays, And Moulds.

Paragon W kilns are generally used for lost-wax burn-out and casting, annealing, fusing, and slumping glass, enamelling, heat treating, jewellery moulds, and metal clays, although they have other applications.


Every version is described in detail below so, although there's a comparative table and photos, I recommend that you set aside some time and read about them. Remember that, in the US, Paragon uses inches, not mm: the US is about the only industrialised nation not to conform to international standards.


The numbers 13, 14, and 18 represent the approximate internal depths in inches.

If it helps, there are handy approximate conversions: 1 inch is 25mm, 6 inches is 150mm, 12 inches is 300mm, and 24 inches is 600mm.

This internet resourse is very comprehensive so is much easier to use on a computer than on a tablet or a phone. If you want to compare the different versions you could print the relevant pages. They should print correctly on A4 paper but check first in Print Preview so that nothing goes missing, particularly if you normally use wide margins. Fast or economy print will use less ink.


There are two 925°C versions, in ascending order of internal size: the W13 and W18. They're square, front-opening, table-top kilns with firebrick interiors, stainless-steel exteriors, and Sentry 12-key programmers which include three lost-wax burnout pre-sets.

And one 1095°C version: the W14. It's a square, wired-in, front-opening, table-top kiln with a firebrick interior, stainless-steel exterior, and Sentry 12-key programmer which include three lost-wax burnout pre-sets.


They normally have an enhanced Sentry 12-key programmer. Features include thirty-five free-to-set sequences, each one with up to twenty segments, and automatic control over hardware options: an electric kiln vent, a gas injection system, and a USB computer interface. The three pre-set burnout sequences, EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout, will simplify your work with lost-wax processes.

Alternatively, you can choose an advanced touch-screen Sentinel Smart Touch. Features include those of the Sentry 12-key and real time displays of voltage and current, a novice mode with prompts, firing sequences presented graphically, and wifi connectivity and updates: so a functional upgrade not just a design preference.

When the programmer turns the elements off at, for example, 700°C, residual heat will continue to increase the temperature briefly. A small kiln might overshoot to 715°C before dropping back down. The programmer's software slows down the heating just before the target temperature, reducing any overshoot and improving the accuracy.

Digital programmers allow you to set up sequences, each one with multiple heating, holding, or cooling segments: so you can choose the heating and cooling rates, target temperatures, and hold times, save the sequences, and re-use them.

Being able to create, edit, and save your own programmes is important because, having experimented and diversified, most people fire materials, or combinations of materials, at different temperatures and for different times than are recommended.


The elements are in dropped recessed grooves in the firebricks. The kilns are fitted with a switch that cuts off power to the elements when the kiln is opened: a UK-EU legal safety requirement.

They have special-limit nickel-chromium K-type thermocouples. These respond quickly to changes in temperature, resist corrosion, and have an error margin of less than 0.4% instead of the typical 0.8%. However, for continual high-temperature high-precision professional use, these can be upgraded to platinum-rhodium S-types.


The US-international kilns don't come with a shelf or posts or kiln wash so, if you don't need a shelf, you won't have to pay for one. However, I've recommended pro kits because a durable heavy cordierite shelf resists thermal fracture, provides a smooth stable work surface, protects the floor of the kiln's interior from glass accidents, and helps to even out any small temperature changes during annealing, enamelling, firing, fusing, and heat treating as the elements turn on and off.

There are two versions of the lost-wax burnout tray, each with two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal mesh that fits inside the tray, or a stainless steel tray and a metal grid that fits over the tray so that the tray can be slid out. In both cases, the melting wax drops into the tray instead of onto the shelf or the floor of the kiln.


If you intend to do a lot of lost wax casting, you might want to use an electric kiln vent rather than relying on the kiln's top vents. The factory-fitted Paragon-Orton Vent Master removes airborn pollutants and redirects them to the outside through a flexi-pipe. The kilns can be factory-readied, so the vent just needs on-site assembly.


Some kilns might be too heavy or too large for a regular table or worktop. If you can't find a strong table locally, Paragon makes a strong steel table, 768mm x 768mm x 718mm high, with two shelves for your accessories, tools, and work. The luxury version, with castors, is 63mm taller.

If you decide to buy on old wood table, or use a self-assembly table with screw-in legs, its rigidity is vital otherwise it might twist and collapse.


For help, or in the unlikely event of a fault, you can mail or call an engineer in the UK. However, checks, adjustments, and repairs are simple, needing little more than a PosiDriv screwdriver: watch the on-line videos using the watch-videos link or read the help pages using use the help link, both below the menu bar near the top of any page. Alternatively, we can service the kiln in our workshop at Cherry Heaven.

APPLICATIONS: WHAT CAN I DO WITH A PARAGON W KILN?

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Bronze Mask. Glass Art. Mask. Glass Art.

What Can I Do With A Paragon W Kiln?

Lost-wax burnout starts with making a wax shape and then making a mould of the shape. When the mould is heated in a kiln, the wax melts out through channels, usually over a burnout mesh and into a tray. The shape is then cast in glass or metal from the mould.

It's important to prevent wax or carbon sticking to the elements, so burnout kilns have a top vent to release the fumes. Carbon build-up inside a kiln would conduct electricity and could eventually cause the elements to fail.


You can use these kilns for making jewellery, annealing beads and glass, burnout, painting china, applying decals, dental work, fusing dichroic glasses, enamelling, fire polishing, glass art, glass casting, fusing, sagging, and slumping, glass clays, heat treating, knife making, laboratory testing, lampwork, lost-wax casting, firing bronze and copper metal clays, moulding gun and model parts, pâte de verre, sintering gold and silver clays, staining glass, hardening and tempering blades, cutters, dies, and tools, and many other materials and processes.

You can work with most popular small-scale materials such as Accent Gold, Art Clay metal clays, BullsEye glasses, dichroic glasses, enamels, GlasClay, Image Transfer Solution, Metal Clay Veneer, PMC silver clay, Prometheus bronze clay, ProCopper clay, and SilverEtch.
And an increasingly diverse range of other metal clays, such as Cinter, Clay Mania, Creative, Goldie, Hadar Jacobson, Metal Adventures, Meteor, Noble, and PMC Sterling.

You can make beads, bowls, bracelets, brooches, candle holders, chandelier parts, charms, decorations, earrings, figurines, fingerprint keepsakes, glass-art, jewellery, miniatures, gun and model components, necklaces, ornaments, pendants, pet-id tags, rings, souvenirs, stained-glass designs, tableware, thimbles, tiaras, tiles, tools, and trinkets, as unique hand-crafted pieces or repeatable stock for sale.


They're ideal for your arts centre, college, course venue, shared craft units, dental lab, engineering works, glass works, home hobby, jewellery studio, machine shop, medical laboratory, metal-work business, technical facility, or university.

IS A PARAGON W KILN THE BEST CHOICE?

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Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Burnout, Glass, Metal Clays, Moulding, And Lost Wax Casting. Paragon W14 Oven With A Sentry Controller For Glass, Heat Treating, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Burnout. Paragon W18 Furnace With A Sentry Programmer For Annealing, Glass, Jewellery Moulds, And Lost Wax Casting. Orton-Paragon Sentry Digital Controller.

Is A Paragon W Kiln Going To Be The Best Long Term Choice?

The W kilns are ideal for lost wax burnout and casting: robust firebrick interiors, top vents, and preset lost-wax programmes. However, if you think that a smaller, larger, hotter, top-opener, or more specialised kiln might be more useful, here are some suggestions:


Bead-annealing kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 650°C. For these, look at the BlueBird. However, other kilns have bead doors: the small 1290°C Caldera B and 1095°C SC2B, the medium 1290°C Xpress E12B, and the larger 925°C Fusion 14B. These are all hotter than the BlueBird, so more versatile.

Glass kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 925°C. For these, look at the F Series, Fusion:CS Series, GL Series, or Pearl Series. These are not hot enough for ceramics and porcelain.

Jewellery, silver clay, and enamelling kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 1095°C. For these, look at the small SC Series or the medium Xpress Series. The SC series are not hot enough for ceramics and porcelain.

Vitrigraph kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 1095°C. For these, look at the small Caldera or the medium Vitrigraph.

Ceramics kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 1290°C. For these, look at the small Caldera Series and FireFly Series, medium Xpress Series, or large Janus Series, PMT Series, and TNF Series. These can also be used for glass work.

Heat-treating kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 1095°C or 1290°C. For these, look at the HT Series and PMT Series. Although they look similar, the HT has a bottom-hinged door and the PMT has a side-hinged door.

Knife-making kilns generally have a maximum temperature of 1290°C. The KM Series are made for depth rather than width. You can choose a guillotine, drop-down, or a side-hinged door.

The W Series have a top vent so are usually used for jewellery moulds and lost-wax burnout. For lost wax casting there are optional metal grids and wax trays. The small SC Series and most of the medium Xpress Series also have top vents.


To learn more about these and other kilns, use the appropriate links below the menu bar near the top of the page. And remember that each series has kilns of different sizes with different options.


KILN TYPE MAX °C WATTS KG INTERIOR INTERIOR SIZE MM
W13 front opening 925 3000 73 firebrick square 330 x 330 x 229
W14 front opening 1095 3750 109 firebrick square 356 x 356 x 356
W18 front opening 925 4840 146 firebrick square 457 x 457 x 457
Caldera top opening 1290 1800 20 firebrick square 203 x 203 x 171
F130 Elite punty door 925 2400 79 firebrick square 279 x 279 x 330
Fusion CS16D lid and body opening 925 2400 85 firebrick square 406 x 406 x 165
GL22ADTSD front opening 1095 11000 152 firebrick square 533 x 533 x 337
HT14 front opening 1095 3120 55 firebrick square 330 x 343 x 222
Janus 1613 top opening 1290 4800 90 firebrick eight-sided 419 x 337
KM24 front opening 1290 2600 63 firebrick rectangular 140 x 610 x 108
Pearl 22 top opening 925 7200 146 firebrick square 559 x 559 x 330
PMT18 front opening 1290 6500 170 firebrick rectangular 330 x 457 x 330
E12 front opening 1290 2700 38 firebrick rectangular 196 x 295 x 219

THE PARAGON W13

LOST-WAX CASTING, ANNEALING, FUSING, HEAT-TREATING, JEWELLERY, AND METAL CLAYS
Paragon W13 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Glass Work, And Jewellery Moulds. Orton-Paragon Sentry programmer.

The Paragon W13 Kiln For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Enamelling, Glass Annealing, Fusing, Sagging, and Slumping, Heat Treating, Jewellery Making, Lampwork, Metal Clays, And Moulds.

The Paragon W13 is a 925°C, square, plug-in, front-opening, table-top, firebrick kiln, with a ramp-hold Sentry 12-key programmer.


Paragon uses inches, not mm. For the W13, the number 13 means it's about 13 inches deep, 13 inches wide, and 9 inches high inside.


The UK-EU kiln is rated at 230V-240V 3000W, so can use a regular mains socket. It's fitted with a switch that cuts off power to the elements when the kiln is opened: a UK-EU legal safety requirement. However, never get careless: kilns are very hot and connected to the mains.

The external dimensions are 457mm x 546mm x 546mm high. The stainless-steel case is slotted for air circulation, has an integral stand with four rubber feet, and a top vent with a removable stopper for lost-wax burnout and casting and other processes that might release fumes. The door has a stay-cool wooden handle and a spring-assisted door latch. The shipping weight, including the crate, is about 73kg.

The firing chamber measures 330mm x 330mm x 229mm high, and heats from the back and both sides, with the elements in dropped recessed grooves in the 64mm thick bricks. The kiln normally has an electro-mechanical relay and a long-life nickel-chromium K-type thermocouple.

The programmer's electronic display prompts for heating rates, target temperatures, and hold times, making it easy to set and re-use accurate heating, holding, and cooling sequences. And you get three pre-set lost-wax burnout sequences: EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout.


The accessories, options, and upgrades for this kiln are in the on-line shop:

List. a programmer upgrade: Sentry Xpress 12-key to a Sentinel Touch: more useful features: factory fitted
List. a gas injection flow meter with a controlling solenoid: factory fitted
List. an electric kiln vent: factory fitted
List. an auxiliary power output for automatic vent control: factory fitted
List. a USB computer interface: factory fitted
List. a silent long-life mercury relay upgrade: factory fitted
List. a precision long-life S-type platinum-rhodium thermocouple upgrade: factory fitted
List. stacking shelf kits and shelf paper
List. wax burnout tray with a mesh or grid
List. ceramic fibre cloth
List. ceramic block
List. HEPA dust mask
List. clear protective glasses
List. glare-resistant glasses
List. heat-resistant gloves

EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS, AND MY OPINION

Reviews And Opinions.

This is a robust professional kiln made for years of continual firing, so ideal for a commercial glass or jewellery studio. It's good for lost-wax processes, jewellery moulds, 300mm bowls, plates, and tiles, 300mm dolls, 300mm knife blades, lampshades, tiaras, vases, or 16 painted pottery mugs on two shelves.

Although The kiln normally has other applications, it's been primarily designed for lost-wax burnout and casting with a firebrick interior for long heating and holding sequences, a top vent to release fumes, and an optional wax tray the right size.


It normally has an enhanced Sentry 12-key programmer. Features include thirty-five free-to-set sequences, each one with up to twenty segments, and automatic control over hardware options: an electric kiln vent, a gas injection system, and a USB computer interface. The three pre-set burnout sequences, EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout, will simplify your work with lost-wax processes.

Alternatively, you can choose an advanced touch-screen Sentinel Smart Touch. Features include those of the Sentry 12-key and real time displays of voltage and current, a novice mode with prompts, firing sequences presented graphically, and wifi connectivity and updates: so a functional upgrade not just a design preference.


The W14, described below, is 1.81 times larger inside and 170°C hotter, so probably worth the extra cost.

THE PARAGON W13: KILN FURNITURE
Paragon Shelf Kits For The W13. Stainless Steel Pans for Activated Charcoal: 1 litre or 3 litres. Activated Charcoal: Coal or Coconut. Tray And Mesh For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting.

Shelf Kits For The Paragon W13.

The US-international kiln doesn't come with a shelf or posts or kiln wash. However, there's a recommended kit, not included in the price: one durable 305mm x 305 x 15mm cordierite shelf, four 12mm shelf posts, and 450gm of kiln wash.

The pro shelf resists thermal fracture, provides a smooth stable work surface, protects the floor of the kiln's interior from glass accidents, and helps to even out any small temperature deviations during annealing, enamelling, firing, fusing, and heat treating as the elements turn on and off.

Depending on the material or process, and the sizes of your pieces, stacked shelves will hold more work, free up your time, and reduce the unit firing cost, so there's an extra kit, not included in the price: one 305mm x 305 x 15mm shelf and four posts. This kiln has room for three shelves so you can choose 12mm, 25mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, or 150mm props.

Half-sizes or other sizes might be easier to move, arrange, and stack if you want to make several pieces each with different dimensions or irregular shapes.

Whatever you choose, don't work directly on the floor of the firing chamber as any accidentally melted clay, glass, or metal will ruin the firebricks.


The kiln can accommodate a 1-litre or a 3-litre charcoal-filled stainless steel container needed to fire some makes of bronze clay and copper clay, both described on this internet resource.


The standard lost-wax kit for this kiln measures 305mm x 305mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal mesh that fits inside the tray. The melting wax drops into the tray instead of onto the floor of the kiln.

The pro lost-wax kit measures 318mm x 318mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal grid that fits over the tray. The tray can be slid out without disturbing any work on the grate.

THE PARAGON W14

LOST-WAX CASTING, ANNEALING, FUSING, HEAT-TREATING, JEWELLERY, AND METAL CLAYS
Paragon W14  Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Lost Wax Casting, Enamelling, Glass Work, And Jewellery Moulds. Orton-Paragon Sentry Programmer.

The Paragon W14 Kiln For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Enamelling, Glass Annealing, Fusing, Sagging, and Slumping, Heat Treating, Jewellery Making, Lampwork, Metal Clays, And Moulds.

The Paragon W14 is a 1095°C, square, wired-in, front-opening, table-top, firebrick kiln, with a ramp-hold Sentry 12-key programmer.


Paragon uses inches, not mm. For the W14, the number 14 means it's about 14 inches deep, 14 inches wide, and 14 inches high inside.


The UK-EU kiln is rated at 230V-240V 3750W, so needs a 16A minimum wired-in power supply. It's fitted with a switch that cuts off power to the elements when the kiln is opened: a UK-EU legal safety requirement. However, never get careless: kilns are very hot and connected to the mains.

The external dimensions are 483mm x 559mm x 686mm high. The stainless-steel case is slotted for air circulation, has an integral stand with four rubber feet, and two top vents with a removable stoppers for lost-wax burnout and casting and other processes that might release fumes. The door has a stay-cool wooden handle and a spring-assisted door latch. The shipping weight, including the crate, is about 109kg.

The firing chamber measures 356mm x 356mm x 356mm high, and heats from the back and both sides, with the elements in dropped recessed grooves in the 64mm thick bricks. The kiln normally has an electro-mechanical relay and a long-life nickel-chromium K-type thermocouple.

The programmer's electronic display prompts for heating rates, target temperatures, and hold times, making it easy to set and re-use accurate heating, holding, and cooling sequences. And you get three pre-set lost-wax burnout sequences: EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout.


The accessories, options, and upgrades for this kiln are in the on-line shop:

List. a programmer upgrade: Sentry Xpress 12-key to a Sentinel Touch: more useful features: factory fitted
List. a gas injection flow meter with a controlling solenoid: factory fitted
List. an electric kiln vent: factory fitted
List. an auxiliary power output for automatic vent control: factory fitted
List. a USB computer interface: factory fitted
List. a silent long-life mercury relay upgrade: factory fitted
List. a precision long-life S-type platinum-rhodium thermocouple upgrade: factory fitted
List. stacking shelf kits and shelf paper
List. wax burnout tray with a mesh or grid
List. ceramic fibre cloth
List. ceramic block
List. HEPA dust mask
List. clear protective glasses
List. glare-resistant glasses
List. heat-resistant gloves

EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS, AND MY OPINION

Reviews And Opinions.

This is a robust professional kiln made for years of continual firing, so ideal for a commercial glass or jewellery studio. It's 1.81 times larger inside and 170°C hotter than the W13, so good for lost-wax processes, jewellery moulds, 320mm bowls, plates, and tiles, 320mm dolls, 320mm knife blades, lampshades, tiaras, vases, or 16 painted pottery mugs on two shelves.

Although The kiln normally has other applications, it's been primarily designed for lost-wax burnout and casting with a firebrick interior for long heating and holding sequences, two top vents to release fumes, and an optional wax tray the right size.


It normally has an advanced Sentry 12-key programmer. Features include thirty-five free-to-set sequences, each one with up to twenty segments, and automatic control over hardware options: an electric kiln vent, a gas injection system, and a USB computer interface. The three pre-set burnout sequences, EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout, will simplify your work with lost-wax processes.

Alternatively, you can choose an enhanced touch-screen Sentinel Smart Touch. Features include those of the Sentry 12-key and real time displays of voltage and current, a novice mode with prompts, firing sequences presented graphically, and wifi connectivity and updates: so a functional upgrade not just a design preference.

THE PARAGON W14: KILN FURNITURE
Paragon Shelf Kits For The J14, SC4, W14, And E14. Stainless Steel Pans for Activated Charcoal: 1 litre or 3 litres. Activated Charcoal: Coal or Coconut. Tray And Mesh For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting.

Shelf Kits For The Paragon W14.

The US-international kiln doesn't come with a shelf or posts or kiln wash. However, there's a recommended kit, not included in the price: one durable 305mm x 330 x 15mm cordierite shelf, four 12mm shelf posts, and 450gm of kiln wash.

The pro shelf resists thermal fracture, provides a smooth stable work surface, protects the floor of the kiln's interior from glass accidents, and helps to even out any small temperature deviations during annealing, enamelling, firing, fusing, and heat treating as the elements turn on and off.

Depending on the material or process, and the sizes of your pieces, stacked shelves will hold more work, free up your time, and reduce the unit firing cost, so there's an extra kit, not included in the price: one 305mm x 330 x 15mm shelf and four posts. This kiln has room for three shelves so you can choose 12mm, 25mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, or 150mm props.

Half-sizes or other sizes might be easier to move, arrange, and stack if you want to make several pieces each with different dimensions or irregular shapes.

Whatever you choose, don't work directly on the floor of the firing chamber as any accidentally melted clay, glass, or metal will ruin the firebricks.


The kiln can accommodate a 1-litre or a 3-litre charcoal-filled stainless steel container needed to fire some makes of bronze clay and copper clay, both described on this internet resource.


The standard lost-wax kit for this kiln measures 330mm x 330mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal mesh that fits inside the tray. The melting wax drops into the tray instead of onto the floor of the kiln.

The pro lost-wax kit measures 318mm x 318mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal grid that fits over the tray. The tray can be slid out without disturbing any work on the grate.

THE PARAGON W18

LOST-WAX CASTING, ANNEALING, FUSING, HEAT-TREATING, JEWELLERY, AND METAL CLAYS
Paragon W18 Kiln With A Sentry Programmer For Lost Wax Burnout, Enamelling, Glass Work, And Jewellery Moulds. Orton-Paragon Sentry Controller.

The Paragon W18 Kiln For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting, Enamelling, Glass Annealing, Fusing, Sagging, and Slumping, Heat Treating, Jewellery Making, Lampwork, Metal Clays, And Moulds.

The Paragon W18 is a 925°C, square, wired-in, front-opening, table-top, firebrick kiln, with a ramp-hold Sentry 12-key programmer.


Paragon uses inches, not mm. For the W18, the number 18 means it's about 18 inches deep, 18 inches wide, and 18 inches high inside.


The UK-EU kiln is rated at 230V-240V 4840W, so needs a 21A minimum wired-in power supply. It's fitted with a switch that cuts off power to the elements when the kiln is opened: a UK-EU legal safety requirement. However, never get careless: kilns are very hot and connected to the mains.

The external dimensions are 610mm x 686mm x 787mm high. The stainless-steel case is slotted for air circulation, has an integral stand with four rubber feet, and two top vents with removable stoppers for lost-wax burnout and casting and other processes that might release fumes. The door has a stay-cool wooden handle and a spring-assisted door latch. The shipping weight, including the crate, is about 146kg.

The firing chamber measures 457mm x 457mm x 457mm high, and heats from the back and both sides, with the elements in dropped recessed grooves in the 76mm thick bricks. The kiln normally has an electro-mechanical relay and a long-life nickel-chromium K-type thermocouple.

The programmer's electronic display prompts for heating rates, target temperatures, and hold times, making it easy to set and re-use accurate heating, holding, and cooling sequences. And you get three pre-set lost-wax burnout programs: EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout.


The accessories, options, and upgrades for this kiln are in the on-line shop:

List. a programmer upgrade: Sentry Xpress 12-key to a Sentinel Touch: more useful features: factory fitted
List. a gas injection flow meter with a controlling solenoid: factory fitted
List. an electric kiln vent: factory fitted
List. an auxiliary power output for automatic vent control: factory fitted
List. a USB computer interface: factory fitted
List. a silent long-life mercury relay upgrade: factory fitted
List. a precision long-life S-type platinum-rhodium thermocouple upgrade: factory fitted
List. stacking shelf kits and shelf paper
List. wax burnout tray with a mesh or grid
List. ceramic fibre cloth
List. ceramic block
List. HEPA dust mask
List. clear protective glasses
List. glare-resistant glasses
List. heat-resistant gloves

EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS, AND MY OPINION

Reviews And Opinions.

The W18 is a 925°C, robust, professional kiln made for years of continual firing, so ideal for a commercial glass or jewellery studio lost-wax processes, jewellery moulds, 400mm bowls, plates, and tiles, 400mm dolls, 400mm knife blades, lampshades, tiaras, vases, or 24 painted pottery mugs on three shelves.

Although the kiln has other applications, it's been primarily designed for lost-wax burnout and casting with a firebrick interior for long heating and holding sequences, 76mm thick firebricks for excellent insulation, two top vents to release fumes, and an optional wax tray.


It normally has an enhanced Sentry 12-key programmer. Features include thirty-five free-to-set sequences, each one with up to twenty segments, and automatic control over hardware options: an electric kiln vent, a gas injection system, and a USB computer interface. The three pre-set burnout sequences, EL wax elimination, 5-hour burnout, and 12-hour burnout, will simplify your work with lost-wax processes.

Alternatively, you can choose an advanced touch-screen Sentinel Smart Touch. Features include those of the Sentry 12-key and real time displays of voltage and current, a novice mode with prompts, firing sequences presented graphically, and wifi connectivity and updates: so a functional upgrade not just a design preference.


The W18 and the GL18ADTSD look similar and are both 925°C kilns. The W18 heats from the back and sides. The GL18ADTSD heats from the top, back, sides, and door. However, the W18 is 457mm high inside and the GL18ADTSD is 330mm high inside so this extra height might be important.

THE PARAGON W18: KILN FURNITURE
Paragon Shelf Kits For The GL18, Pearl l8, And W18. Stainless Steel Pans for Activated Charcoal: 1 litre or 3 litres. Activated Charcoal: Coal or Coconut. Tray And Mesh For Lost Wax Burnout And Casting.

Shelf Kits For The Paragon GL18, Pearl 18, And W18.

The US-international kiln doesn't come with a shelf or posts or kiln wash. However, there's a recommended kit, not included in the price: one durable 432mm x 432mm x 15mm cordierite shelf, four 12mm shelf posts, and 450gm of kiln wash.

The pro shelf resists thermal fracture, provides a smooth stable work surface, protects the floor of the kiln's interior from glass accidents, and helps to even out any small temperature deviations during annealing, enamelling, firing, fusing, and heat treating as the elements turn on and off.

Depending on the material or process, and the sizes of your pieces, stacked shelves will hold more work, free up your time, and reduce the unit firing cost, so there are two extra kits, not included in the price: one 432mm x 432mm x 15mm shelf and four posts, or one 432mm x 216mm x 15mm shelf and four posts. This kiln has room for three shelves so you can choose 12mm, 25mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, or 150mm props.

Half-sizes or other sizes might be easier to move, arrange, and stack if you want to make several pieces each with different dimensions or irregular shapes.

Whatever you choose, don't work directly on the floor of the firing chamber as any accidentally melted clay, glass, or metal will ruin the firebricks.


The kiln can accommodate a 1-litre or a 3-litre charcoal-filled stainless steel container needed to fire some makes of bronze clay and copper clay, both described on this internet resource.


The standard lost-wax kit for this kiln measures 432mm x 432mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal mesh that fits inside the tray. The melting wax drops into the tray instead of onto the floor of the kiln.

The pro lost-wax kit measures 432mm x 432mm x 25mm. There are two parts: a stainless steel tray and a metal grid that fits over the tray. The tray can be slid out without disturbing any work on the grate.

RECOMMENDED READING
General Help and FAQs For Kilns. Paragon Kiln Shelf Kit. Paragon Relay. Paragon Transformer.

Kilns, Digital Programmers, Kiln Furniture, Options, Upgrades, Firing, Kiln Logs, Accessories, Materials, Parts, Processes, Repairs, And Tools.

The remaining sections are recommended reading, unless you're already using kilns successfully.


Cherry Heaven has been a Paragon distributor since 2002, and commended every year for outstanding performance. Paragon kilns are good value: buy Paragons and you could save enough to treat yourself to a luxury five-star weekend break.

Anyone can buy a kiln to resell and call themselves a specialist, but a top-tier distributor understands all the kilns, options, and upgrades, will stock spares, offers free competent technical support, can help you repair your kiln, provides on-line repair videos, has a repair workshop, and can access Paragon's extensive knowledge-base.

If you need help, you can mail an experienced technician or call . Alternatively, to learn more about how your kiln works, use the help link below the menu bar near the top of the page.

LOST WAX BURNOUT

How to do lost wax burnout and casting.

Lost-wax casting starts with a wax shape and a mould of the shape. When the mould is heated, the wax melts out, usually over a burnout grate and into a tray. The shape is then cast.

Lost-wax burnout starts with making a wax shape and then making a mould of the shape. When the mould is heated in a kiln, the wax melts out through channels, usually over a burnout grate and into a tray. The shape is then cast in glass or metal from the mould.

It's important to prevent wax or carbon sticking to the elements, so burnout kilns have a top vent to release the fumes. Carbon build-up inside a kiln conducts electricity and can cause the elements to short circuit.

I've written some general instructions here but, as always, making anything successfully needs critical research and frequent tests, especially as things that work for your friends and teachers might not work in the same way for you. It's also very important to learn how to creatively use unexpected effects.

The most popular kilns for lost wax processes are the Paragon W series: the W13, W14, and W18. Learn about these by using the w:lost-wax-burnout link below the menu bar near the top of the page. Wax burnout trays, glare-resistant glasses, and heat-resistant gloves are in the on-line shop.

HOW TO DO LOST WAX BURNOUT

How to do lost wax burnout and casting.

1 : Place a metal tray inside the kiln on a few 12mm posts. Place the mould on a grate on top of the tray. The mould’s sprue holes should face down. The tray will catch melting wax as it drips from the sprue holes.

2 : Keep the kiln’s vent hole open during wax elimination. If the kiln has no vent hole, leave the door open 12mm. This allows fumes to escape from the kiln. Heat the kiln to 148°C and hold it at that temperature for at least one hour. Do NOT heat the wax above 148°C.

3 : During this hour, the wax will melt from the mould and drip into the tray. If the kiln gets hotter than 148°C, the wax may smoke and deposit carbon inside your kiln, causing expensive damage.

4 : After one hour at 148°C, open the kiln. Remove the mould and wax tray. Pour the wax from the tray and leave the tray out of the kiln until your next wax elimination. Don't leave the tray in the kiln.

5 : Harden the mould to the temperature recommended by your mould material manufacturer.

6 : Finally, adjust the temperature to the casting temperature of the glass or metal. Hold at that temperature until you are ready to begin casting. Remove the mould with tongs. Wear protective gloves and safety glasses.


Over time, a small amount of carbon can form on the firing chamber walls as any wax residue left in the mould burns off. So I recommend that you periodically open the vent or leave the door open 12mm, and fire the kiln empty to 815°C at a rate of 166°C with a one hour hold.

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO GLASS AND GEMS

Obsidian. Fish. Curved Glass by Infabbrica. Lauscha By Carrie Fertig.

What Is Glass?

The main component of glass is silicon dioxide, often called silica: found naturally and plentifully as sand. When it melts, at around 1700°C, it's like syrup on a cold day. When it cools, it forms a rigid brittle glass called quartz glass.

To lower the melting point, and reduce the cost of melting, chemicals are added: typically sodium carbonate and calcium oxide. Other chemicals, and different heating and cooling processes, produce a range of colours and mechanical properties.

Chemically, glass is defined as an amorphous solid but, as it's heated, it becomes softer allowing it to be blown, cast, coated, decorated, engraved, heat-treated, moulded, poured, pressed, sagged, and slumped.

A form of glass occurs naturally within the mouth of a volcano when the intense heat of an eruption melts sand to form Obsidian, a hard black-to-brown glassy type of stone, shown in the photo. Although it was used decoratively, when it fractures it has very sharp edges, many times sharper than a steel knife-edge, so was also used for tools and weapons: and the pitiful rituals of circumcision and female genital mutilation.

ANNEALING
Annealed Beads Made Into A Necklace.

What Is Annealing?

Very briefly, annealing generally involves heating glass or metal to it's annealing point, maintaining a specific temperature for a set time, and then cooling it to room temperature.

During annealing, fabrication stresses are relieved as the molecules cool and arrange themselves into a regular stable matrix. Successful annealing is the key to creating work that will remain attractive and durable. It can be quite a long process, and involve multiple phases, so a kiln with an automatic comprehensive programmer is essential.

FREE BEAD ANNEALING GUIDE

A Bead Annealing Guide.

You can download, and print, a Bead Annealing Guide. Paragon created it in 2013 so it's only a guide, not a contemporary definitive document. Click here. It's a pdf file, but your device should already have a pdf viewer.

BOILED GLASS
Boiled Glass.

Glass scraps, with optional bubble powder, are put in a tray or a mould and heated. As the temperature increases the glasses begin to bubble. The bubbles mix the colours and give a natural organic appearance. The glasses need to be compatible as different colours and expansion coefficient might not work, so the boiled glass technique needs experiment and practice.

You increase the temperature at about 300°C per hour to 925°C with no bubble squeeze and soak for 10–15 minutes. Then allow the kiln to drop the temperature as fast as possible to about 815°C and soak there for around 30 minutes to allow the little bubbles to rise to the surface and burst. Then reduce to the annealing temperature and soak for the thickness you calculated in preparation for the firing.

CUBIC ZIRCONIA
Cubic Zirconia.

What Are Cubic Zirconia.

Cubic Zirconia is the most popular substitute for a diamond because they look almost dentical. Cubic Zirconia or CZ, is made from zirconium dioxide which comes closer than any other gem to matching the characteristics of a diamond. It's not quite as hard as diamond and is slightly less sparkly but displays more prismatic fire with more colour sparkles within the gem, especially if metal oxides are added during the production process.

Caring for CZ is important because they are more brittle than diamonds and susceptible to wear and tear such as chipping and scratches over time.

DECALS
Rose By Arwen Moore Design.

What Are Decals?

A decal or transfer is an image or pattern printed on a ceramic, cloth, paper, or plastic substrate that can be moved on to another surface, usually with the aid of water and heat.

A wet decal can be slid into position, allowed to dry, and then heated in a kiln. Most ceramic decals come with a cone number for easy firing, typically cone 022. The programmer on the Paragon Fusion 7XL has pre-set cone numbers as well as the normal ramp-hold options used for general glass work.

Decals are a quick and fun way to decorate bottles, glasses, and vases, as most low-fire ceramic decals and low-fire glass decals will work very well, even on float glass.

DIAMONDS
Diamond.

What Are Diamonds?

Diamonds are not a form of glass: they're naturally occurring gems composed of carbon atoms arranged in a very regular pattern.

Between 1 billion to 3.3 billion years ago, simple carbon containing trace minerals was transformed into diamonds by heat and pressure at depths of over 100 miles below the earth’s surface. We can’t mine down far enough to reach the earth’s mantle but fortunately volcanic eruptions brought the diamonds closer to the surface. They're extremely hard and until recently were regarded as the world's hardest natural material.

Although diamonds are extremely expensive, their price is governed by carat, cut, colour, and clarity. It’s very rare to find a diamond that doesn’t contain flaws: however the impurities, and internal refraction and dispersion of light, give diamonds their brilliance.


Synthetic diamonds are manufactured and are identical in hardness, dispersion, gravity, refraction and chemical composition to the highest quality mined diamonds available. Whereas a one-carat top quality diamond would cost thousands of pounds to buy, the same quality man-made diamond could be made for less than £5.

This will obviously have a huge impact on the diamond industry over the next few years as when comparing a cultured and mined diamond side by side they are virtually undistinguishable. A bit like pearls, they can be grown from a single crystal using chemical vapor deposition.

DICHROIC GLASS
Dichroic Glass.

What Are Dichroic Glasses.

Dichroic glass has two different colours: a transmitted colour and a reflective colour, both of which change depending on the angle of view. For example blue-red will be blue in transmission and red in reflection.

During manufacture, quartz and metal oxides are vapourised onto the surface of the glass using a vacuum deposition process, forming a multi-layer crystal structure.

ENAMELLING
Enamelled Jewellery.

What Is Enamelling?

Enamelling involves applying a glass paste to metal and then heating it to fuse it to the surface. The finish of the enamel can be translucent or opaque depending on the temperature used to melt the glass. Higher temperatures result in a more transparent and durable enamel whilst lower temperatures give a more opaque and fragile surface. Dyes and pigments can be included to produce any colour.

The Paragon SC2 is ideal for enamelling, although other kilns are fine. So click the sc2-sc3:jewellery link below the menu bar near the top of the page. The SC-2W and SC-3W doors include a 50mm x 50mm heat-resistant glass viewing-window in the centre of the door, allowing you to take a quick peep at china paints, enamels, glass, and glazes to check on their progress

FIRE POLISHING
Fire Polished Glass.

What Is Fire Polishing?

To fire polish glass, return the items to the kiln and melt them just enough to give a smooth polished appearance. It needs a temperature of around 700°C, and is often used to round the edges of glass after fusing.

Fire polishing already-slumped items is more difficult because the polishing temperature is close to the slumping temperature and it can distort the appearance of the piece. So it generally works best for flat items, rather than slumped ones. It has the slight limitation that the part of the item that touches the kiln shelf won't polish.

FUSING, SAGGING, AND SLUMPING
Fused Glass.

What Is Glass Fusing?

If two or more pieces of glass in contact are heated, they begin to soften and fuse together. With careful heating and cooling, the separate pieces of glass become one.

If glass is put on a mould and heated, it begins to soften and collapse, or sag, onto the mould: a common technique for making bowls and plates.

Sagging and slumping are often thought of as being the same. Correctly: during sagging, heated glass, supported at its edges, sags down in the middle to conform to a mould; during slumping, heated glass, supported at its middle, slumps down at its edges to conform to a mould.

LAMPWORK AND BEADS
Beads.

What Is Lampwork?

Lamp-working is the traditional name for glasswork that uses a flame to melt glass rods and tubes. As the glass softens, it's shaped by turning and using tools.

Early lampworkers used an oil-lamp, and blew air into the flame through a pipe. Later, propane, natural gas, or butane torches replaced the lamp, although kilns are now increasingly popular, particularly for annealing.

Beads are usually made on steel rods, or mandrels. When the beads are finished, the rods are removed leaving holes for threading the beads. Cold working techniques can be used, such as etching, faceting, polishing, and sandblasting.

LOST-WAX BURNOUT
Paragon W13 Lost Wax Casting Kiln With A Sentry Programmer.

What Is Lost Wax Casting?

Lost-wax burnout starts with making a wax shape and then making a mould of the shape. When the mould is heated in a kiln, the wax melts out through channels, usually over a burnout mesh and into a tray. The shape is then cast in glass or metal from the mould.

It's important to prevent wax or carbon sticking to the elements, so burnout kilns have a top vent to release fumes. Carbon build-up inside a kiln could conduct electricity and would eventually cause the elements to fail.

Paragon make kilns designed for this: the W series. So click the w:lost-wax link under the menu bar near the top of the page. They all have top vents and optional wax trays.

MOISSANITE
Moissanite.

What Is Moissanite.

Moissanite is another diamond substitute which is a rare mineral found naturally in small quantities, although Moissanite for jewellery is artificially made. It’s made from Silicon Carbide which means it’s able to withstand high temperatures and is very hard.

Moissanite is noticeably much sparklier and displays more prismatic fire than a diamond which is noticeable even to an untrained observer. Moissanite does have inclusions like a diamond and it may also have a greenish tinge to its colour.

PÂTE DE VERRE
Pâte De Verre.

What Is Pâte De Verre?

Pâte de verre involves making a glass paste, applying it to a mould, firing it, and removing the piece from the mould. The glass paste is usually made from glass powder, a binder such as gum arabic, distilled water, and colouring agents or enamels. It allows precise placing of colours in the mould, whereas other techniques often result in the glass straying from its intended position.

I think, currently, Daum is the only large commercial crystal manufacturer using the pâte de verre process for art glass and crystal sculptures.

SLUMPING BOTTLES
Slumped Bottle.

What Is Glass Slumping?

This a simple technique but it requires good ideas. A bottle, such as those used for wine, beer, cola, or champagne, is softened in a kiln so that it begins to flatten out or conforms to a mould. There are too many moulds to stock here but there are lots available on line. Or make your own from clay.

The bottles need to be clean and dry, with all paper labels and tops removed. Put them in your kiln on a shelf, either with shelf paper or kiln wash to prevent the glass sticking to the shelf.

Paragon makes a kiln designed for this: the Trio. So click the trio link below the menu bar near the top of the page. It's wide enough for most bottles but can still use a regular socket.

STAINED GLASS
Stained Glass.

What Is Stained Glass?

Stained glass is glass that has been coloured by adding metallic salts during its manufacture. The coloured glass is crafted into stained glass windows in which small pieces of glass are arranged to form patterns or pictures, traditionally held together by strips of lead and supported by a rigid frame. Painted details and yellow stain are often used to enhance the design.

The term stained glass is also applied to windows in which the colours have been painted onto the glass and then fused to the glass in a kiln.

It requires artistic skill to conceive an appropriate and workable design, and engineering skills to assemble the piece. A window must fit snugly into the space for which it is made, must resist wind and rain, and also, especially in the larger windows, must support its own weight. Many large windows have withstood the test of time and remained substantially intact since the Late Middle Ages.

SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL
Swarovski Crystal.

What Is Swarovski Crystal?

Swarovski Crystal isn’t a gemstone or even a crystal: it’s a form of glass made at high temperatures by melting silicon oxide powders with lead to form what is known as lead crystal. The exact process is patented by Swarovski but it has approximately 32% lead content to increase the crystals refraction index to resemble that of a diamond. To produce a diamond like effect the crystal glass is precision cut and then polished again by a Swarovski patented process that gives the crystal a high quality finish.

The crystals are often further enhanced by coating the glass with an Aurora Borealis or AB coating that gives the surface a rainbow like appearance to simulate dispersion from a diamond. Swarovski crystal is not as hard as diamond so its susceptible to scratches and chipping from wear and tear, but it’s harder than standard glass.

TACK FUSING
Tack Fused Glass.

What Is Tack Fusing?

Tack fusing is the joining together of glass, with as little change to the shape of the pieces as possible. Tack fusing may be used either decoratively, or to assemble a large piece of glass from laminations.

Where tack fusing is used to apply small decorative details to a larger piece, you might want to partially melt the small pieces so that they change shape, usually becoming more spherical under the influence of surface tension, but without changing the shape of the carrier piece. This can be done by using an increased temperature, but only briefly. The carrier piece has a larger thermal mass, so heats up more slowly than the small decorations.

VITRIGRAPH WORK
Glass Stringers. Paragon Caldera Kiln With A Sentry Xpress Programmer For Vitrigraph. Ceramic-Fibre Boards. Crucible.

What Is Vitrigraph?

The vitrigraph process usually uses a Paragon Caldera kiln to make glass stringers. The clip-on bottom of the kiln is removed and set aside. The kiln body is put on a thick ceramic rectangle with a central hole. The rectangle is put on two wall brackets or any stable structure away from the floor.

A crucible of glass is put in the kiln and, as it heats, the moulten glass falls through a hole in the crucible to form long stringers. Skilled artists can control the thickness of the stringers and can even draw with the glass as it comes out.


The Caldera needs a 500mm x 400mm x 50mm rectangle, which we cut for you from a much larger sheet. Normal kiln shelves are made from cordierite: a very dense hard ceramic. A suitable-size rectangle would be fairly heavy and hard to cut and drill, so we we use ceramic-fibre board. Ceramic-fibre rectangles are in the on-line shop.

Ceramic-fibre board is made from vacuum-formed fibre. It doesn't retain heat, has a low thermal conductivity, and is stable at temperatures up to 1430°C. If you need to trim it, use a knife, handsaw, or electric jigsaw, but cut it neatly because, as it's fibrous, you can't use a file or sandpaper successfully.


When you work with any fibrous material, don't get the fibres on your hands or breathe them in: ideally, you should put on gloves, wear a HEPA dust mask, use clear protective glasses, and wash your hands afterwards.

WARM GLASS
Warm Glass Flower Bowl.

What Is Warm Glass?

The term warm glass refers to fusing, slumping, and other glass processes which take place at temperatures between about 600°C to 925°C. Although that doesn't sound warm, it is when you compare it to glassblower's working temperatures, which often exceed 1100°C. Warm glass is sometimes called kiln-formed glass.

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UK To EU Plug Adapter.
Ceramic Block.
Ceramic Cloth.
EU Plug.
UK-EU Adapter.
Dry Powder Extinguisher.
Glare Resistant Glasses.
HEPA Mask.
heat-resistant Gloves.
Kitiki Cutters.
Kitiki Flush Cutters.
Kitiki Flat-Nose Pliers.
Kitiki Pointed-Nose Pliers.
Kitiki Bent-Nose Pliers.
Kitiki Round-Nose Pliers.
Protective Glasses.
Potter & Brumfield Relay.
Dorset, SW England.
UK 13A Plug.
Large Rubber Drum 950gm Open
The AX-4 Digital Controller.
MiniKiln Closed.
Bartlett-Paragon Touch Screen Digital Controller.
Paragon BlueBird Bead Annealing Kiln.
Lauscha by Carrie Fertig.
Activated Charcoal Granules.
Paragon Caldera Ceramics And Glass Kiln.
Paragon Caldera Bead, Enamels, And Glass Kiln.
Paragon Crucible.
Paragon Fusion CS14D Glass Kiln.
Paragon Fusion CS14SB Glass And Bead Kiln.
Paragon Caldera XL Ceramics Kiln.
Paragon F500 Lampwork Kiln.
Paragon FireFly Ceramics Kiln.
Paragon Fusion 7 Glass Kiln.
Paragon Fusion 8 Glass Kiln.
Paragon GL18ADTSD Glass Kiln.
Paragon HT-14D Heat Treating Furnace.
Paragon Janus 1613 Ceramics Kiln.
Paragon KM18D Knife Making Oven.
Paragon-Orton Vent Master: Unassembled.
Paragon-Orton Vent Master: Suction Cup.
Paragon Pearl 22 Glass Kiln.
Paragon PMT21 Heat Treating Kiln.
Paragon Door Peephole And Vent.
Stainless Steel Pans.
Paragon SC-2 Black Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC2 Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC2B Bead-Door Kiln.
Paragon SC2W Enamelling Kiln.
Paragon SC4 Glass Kiln.
Paragon SC2BW Jewellery And Bead Kiln.
Paragon SC2D Pro-3 Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC2 Shelf Kit.
Paragon SC-2 Jade Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Black Jewellery Kiln.
Orton-Paragon Sentry Xpress Programmer.
Orton-Paragon Sentry Programmer.
Bartlett-Paragon Sentinel Touch-Screen Controller.
Paragon SC-2 Pink Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Pro Black Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Turqoise Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Purple Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Navy Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon SC-2 Berry Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon ST-8 Kiln Table.
Paragon Kiln Table With Casters.
Paragon TNF 1613 Ceramics Kiln.
Paragon GL24 Kiln Table.
Paragon Xpress 1613 Top Row Of Bricks.
Paragon W Lost-Wax Casting Kiln.
Paragon Lost-Wax Burnout Tray With Grille.
Paragon Lost-Wax Burnout Tray With Grid.
USB Plug.
Paragon Xpress E-12 Jewellery Kiln.
Paragon Xpress E-12B Bead Kiln.
Paragon Xpress E-14 Glass Kiln.
Paragon Xpress Q-11 Ceramics Kiln.
Paragon Vitrigraph Kiln.
Prometheus Pro-7.