Viewing Into The Kiln

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All Cautions

POST FIRING CAUTIONS

  1. Use dark glasses (shade number 1.7 to 3.0) to view inside the kiln through the peepholes when firing. (These are available from L&L). These will protect you from the radiant infrared radiation and will also protect your eyes in case the ceramic ware explodes. Do not use regular sunglasses for this - they are not designed to protect your eyes from this type of radiation.
  2. Use heat resistant gloves when opening peephole plugs. They are very hot and can burn you.
  3. Do not open the kiln lid unless the kiln is turned off (except for carefully controlled troubleshooting tests). There is danger from electrocution. Cracks caused by propping open the lid are not covered by the warranty.
  4. Use heat resistant gloves when opening a hot lid. 5) Do not open the lid when the kiln is above 121°C (250°F).