Do Not Open The Door Above 250°F

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All Cautions


  1. Do not open the kiln door until the kiln has cooled down to 250°F (120°C).
  2. You could burn your hand on the handle and/or the radiant heat from the kiln.
  3. Be careful when you do open the door at this temperature because you can still get burned.
  4. Use heat resistant gloves when opening the door. (These are available from L&L).
  5. For ventilation purposes, some people fire with the lid slightly propped open 1” to 3” during the beginning phase of the firing (if they do not have a downdraft vent system). Be aware of the potential dangers of doing this (heat, live electricity, fumes and potentially cracking the lid) and take appropriate measures to protect yourself and the kiln.