This video shows you how to use witness cones to check the accuracy of the control and your kiln in an L&L Easy-Fire kiln. This video applies to any kiln.
This question gets asked a lot around the holidays.
L&L's official line on cooling the kiln is leave it alone until it reaches 200F, then you can open it and unload it.
The DynaTrol control panel can be programmed to fire to up to 2400° F or 1315° C.
Although this is not something that we have specifically tested for, the general answer is about 50 to 75 pounds per square foot of bottom surface area.
Here are links to the manuals that go with these kilns.
http://www.hotkilns.com/dynakiln-instruct.pdf -is the H and C series instructions.
Once the kiln is properly calibrated after the test firing, it will fire very reliably for many firings. The digital controller achieves this reliability by constantly comparing the thermocou
This program is fine for
slumping, tack fusing, or full fusing, just substitute different top