Kiln Manuals, Instructions & Specifications for L&L Kilns

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Caution

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General cautions for operating most L&L Kilns. These can be helpful for anyone using electric kilns.
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Caution Instructions for L&L Kilns (Spanish)

Operation

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How to fire a manual kiln

Tips, Cones, Log

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Description of the typical ceramic processes of bisquing and glazing
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Simple form for logging your firings
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A series of practical tips for firing a kiln form Orton
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Chart showing cones and equivalent temperatures at different firing rates
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This is a chart showing the temperatures and firing rates at which various cones bend.
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This is a good description of how cones work and how they can help you fire your kiln better.

Maintenance

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Tips for maintaining a peak operating condition in a kiln.
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Regular Maintenance of Your L&L Kiln (Spanish)
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Instructions that go with our brick repair kit. Shows how to do brick repair.
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Diagram of how to wire old L&L Kilns that have at Hart of Oak switch with an Ark-Less switch
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Shows how to replace a Dawson tube assembly on a Model P with the Orton tube assembly

Control

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Instructions for Dawson Kiln Sitter (Model LT3-PK) used on Doll kilns and old K model kilns
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This is the instruction manual for the new Orton Kiln Sitter
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Orton AC20 Auto-Cone Instruction Manual
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Instructions for Tru-View Multi-zone Pyrometer System
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Shows how to replace a Dawson P Model tube assembly with an Orton replacement

Vent

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Installation and Operation Instructions for Vent-Sure Kiln Vent
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L&L Vent-Sure Downdraft Kiln Vent System (Spanish)

Assembly

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Step by step set up and assembly instructions.

Installation

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Installation instructions for most L&L kilns unless there is a specific installation sheet. Revision: 4-15-12
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Complete information on voltage, circuits and wiring for electric kilns
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All about the kinds of fuses used on electric kilns

Troubleshooting

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General troubleshooting tips for kilns.
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Electrical background information and troubleshooting tips for kilns.
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How to troubleshoot firing problems using pyrometric cones
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Brick troubleshooting tips for kilns.
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Element troubleshooting and installation tips for kilns.

Service & Warranty

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Guide to getting service for L&L kilns.
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Service for Your L&L Kiln (Spanish)

MSDS

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MSDS for both K23 and K25 Firebrick, a component in standard kilns.
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MSDS for Refractory Mortar, a component in standard kilns.
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MSDS for Kasil® 6, a component in standard kilns.
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MSDS for Greenset-94-P, a component in L&L's repair kit cement.
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MSDS for 6-Tile Kaolin Clay, a component in L&L's Cone 10 Kiln Wash.
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MSDS for Aluminum Hydroxide, a component in L&L's Cone 10 Kiln Wash.
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MSDS for Haltex® 315, a component in L&L's Cone 10 Kiln Wash.
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MSDS for Kaolin Slurry, a component in L&L's Cone 10 Kiln Wash.
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MSDS for Silica Sand, a component in L&L's Cone 10 Kiln Wash.

Specifications & Literature

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Aug 1, 2019 Price list and Mini-Catalog includes basic specifications and photographs. 32 pages.
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Specifications for Vent-Sure Vent system

General Instructions

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These are old instructions for the H1100 (H-1100), H1300 (H-1300), H1500 (H-1500), H8800 (H-8800), H1824 (H-1824) square top loading kilns. They can also be used for the C model kilns with similar numbers. We suggest supplementing these with instructions for the K Model and Jupiter Manual Kilns.

Miscellaneous

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Specifications from the manufacturer of our primary insulating firebrick material

Discontinued Kiln Literature

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Old catalog for DynaKiln with specifications. For models H1100, H1500, H8800, H1824, C1100, C1500, C8800, C1824
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Old catalog for DynaKiln with specifications. For models9H, 11H, 13H, 15H, 138H, 158H, 188H, 220H, 224H, 70, N90, N100, 9L, 11L, 13L, 15L, 138L, 158L, 188L, N220, N224, 63, 93, 212, 414, 616, 818, 200 424, 63H, 93H, 212H, 414H, 616H, 818H, 200H, 424H.