This kiln ships free to destinations in the U.S.
The digital Xpress-E-12A fires to 2000°F
(1093°C). Create breathtaking jewelry or small keepsakes in silver
clay, enameling, china painting, glass, lost wax casting, bronze clay,
or ceramics. Since the kiln opens from the front, it is ideal for
Imagine the glass you could sag, slump, and
fuse with this kiln. Make small bowls, pendants, earrings, cuff links,
and even bracelets. Enjoy the glittering beauty of dichroics. This kiln
will give you years of creative enjoyment.
The Xpress-E-12A comes with the Sentry
Xpress digital controller mounted in the kiln base (instead of a side
switch box) to save table space. The kiln includes a door safety switch
that turns off the element when the door is opened. The controller
automatically resumes firing when you close the door. Viewport option includes a 1" x 3" window.
The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. It includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold.
heating element, exposed in dropped, recessed insulating firebrick
grooves, is easy to replace if ever necessary. The 2 1/2” thick
firebricks store plenty of heat for slow cooling through the glass
annealing range. For small glass pieces such as jewelry, you can anneal
without having to turn the element back on during cooling. (If extra
heat is necessary to anneal large pieces, that is easy. Just program a
slow cooling segment in Ramp-Hold mode.) The firebricks store heat for
quick temperature recovery after removing a copper enameling piece.
is protected with a high-nickel stainless steel sheath for long life. A
switch on the front panel turns off power to the controller when the
kiln is not in use.
Unlatch and open
the door with one hand; the latch operates so smoothly that delicate
copper enameling or silver clay pieces remain undisturbed while opening
or closing the door. The door opens smoothly on a heavy-duty 1/2” hinge
shaft. No extra stand is needed; the built-in base stays cool even
during extended hold times.
The interior is
large enough to fire up to a 10” bronze clay container. A vent hole in the
top, complete with tapered vent plug, is designed for lost wax casting.
You can also vent combustible cork clay and other fillers used with
Paragon kilns are
built to be dependable. They are loaded with attention to details, such
as the costly nickel-plated copper wire with high temperature
glass-braided insulation. Wires are fastened to the elements with
heat-dissipating connectors refined and proven over many years in
Kiln Furniture Option includes: (1) 7-1/2" x 11" x 1/2" ceramic kiln shelf, (4) 1/2" x 1" kiln posts and (1) 1# bag of glass separator.
The viewport and bead door combo kiln and the viewport kiln are SC3. We have included the photos only to show the door options.
The kiln is warrantied to be free of defects in workmanship for a period of 1 year from date of shipment. Manufacturer will repair or replace any parts that become defective under normal and proper use during the specified period.
Entire warranty can be read here
Standard colors normally ship 1-2 weeks from order, but can take up to 2-3 weeks during promotions and holidays. Please allow at least 2 weeks time for your customized kiln to be built and shipped. When your kiln arrives, call us at 888-478-5060 for setup assistance if you need it. We'll have you up and running in minutes.
This model can be ordered in different voltages for destinations outside the United States. Please contact us
to place a special order.
View our video (below) to learn how easy it is to operate a Paragon kiln using the 3-button digital controller.
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