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Olympic Kilns 2018HE Oval Electric Kiln

Save $786.00
Original Price $3,930.00
Current Price $3,144.00

If 3-phase wiring is selected, it is necessary to add $225 to the Solid State Relays pricing.

Price below is for 1-phase wiring only.

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Experience Artistic Freedom with the Olympic Kilns 2018HE Electric Kiln

Step into a world where your artistic visions take shape with the Olympic Kilns 2018HE Oval Electric Kiln. This oval-shaped marvel is not just a kiln; it's a gateway to new creative realms. Designed to accommodate large workloads and those uniquely shaped projects that defy the conventional, the 2018HE is the epitome of versatility and innovation.

Spacious Interior for Expansive Creations

With interior dimensions of 30"W x 20" Front-to-Back x 20"D, the 2018HE provides ample space for your artistic projects. Whether it's large sculptures or complex pieces, this kiln accommodates with ease. It fires up to Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C, ensuring that even the most demanding materials are perfectly processed.

Innovative Oval Design for Diverse Creations

The oval configuration of the 2018HE is specifically tailored for artists who challenge the norm. Whether you're working on grand-scale projects or pieces with unconventional shapes, this kiln embraces them all. Its 3” brick construction, bolstered by a 2" blank brick row in the first section, offers unmatched protection for the elements during loading and unloading, ensuring longevity and efficiency.

State-of-the-Art Construction for Optimal Performance

Built with Olympic's renowned electrical box design, the 2018HE features heat shields with top and bottom perforations, safeguarding the electrical components while maintaining optimal temperatures. The balanced heating elements guarantee even heating across the firing chamber, providing consistent results under all firing conditions.

Advanced Features for Precision and Ease

Equipped with a pilot light, metal stand, stainless steel jacket, lid lift assist, and the intuitive Bartlett 3K-CF electronic controller, the 2018HE makes firing as effortless as it is precise. Data entry is a breeze with simple scrolling through up and down buttons, allowing you to select the perfect cone fire or ramp/hold programming.

Customizable Options for Tailored Firing

Elevate your firing experience with upgrades like the Genesis touchscreen controller or the 12-key digital KilnStar controller. These options add enhanced ramp-hold user programs and features like delay start, preheat, cone offset, and skip-step, enabling exact firings every time. Stay informed with easy access to firing profiles, current segments, and cone table references.

Extend Your Possibilities with Additional Options

Other customization choices include a Type S thermocouple, 480 volts, 2 or 3-zone control, and vent options, expanding your control over the firing process. Also, with power options extending beyond the standard 208 or 240 volts, the kiln can be tailored to your specific artistic requirements. For details on higher voltage configurations, contact Pottery Pulse.

Adaptability for Various Art Forms

An ideal kiln for pottery and ceramics, and also heat-treating projects, the 2018HE Oval can extend its capabilities to glasswork, particularly when enhanced with the optional dual-media lid element.

Consider incorporating Solid State Relays, as well. They are advised for all types of kiln use as they ensure a quieter operation, increased precision, and an extended lifespan of the kiln.

Comprehensive Furniture Kits

To complete your 2018HE experience, we offer furniture kits that include three layers of shelving, kiln wash, and large square posts in assorted sizes. These kits are designed to maximize the space and potential of your oval kiln, accommodating a wide range of projects.

One-Year Limited Warranty for Peace of Mind

Your investment in the Olympic Kilns 2018HE Electric Kiln comes with the assurance of a one-year limited warranty, providing confidence and peace of mind in your artistic pursuits.

The Olympic Kilns 2018HE Electric Kiln: Where Artistic Ambitions Become Reality

With the Olympic Kilns 2018HE, you're not just buying a kiln; you're unlocking a new spectrum of artistic possibilities. Embrace the freedom to create without limits and watch as your most ambitious projects come to life.

  • Model: 2018HE
  • Lid Lift Assist: Yes
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 30" W x 20" Front-to-Back x 20" D
  • Cubic Feet: 5.85
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame: 41" x 40" x 40"
  • Brick Thickness: 3"
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 380 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 47 amps for 208 volts, 41 amps for 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 31 amps for 208 volts, 27 amps for 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 9,840
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 60 amp required for both 208 and 240 volt models
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 40 amp required for both 208 and 240 volt models
  • Plug Configuration, 1-phase Wiring: NEMA 6-50
  • Plug Configuration, 3-phase Wiring: Direct Wired
  • Copper Wire Size: #6, #4 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

The furniture kit includes: 

  • 3 each of 12″ x 16″ x 5/8″ rectangle shelves, 6 each – 15.5″ x 7 3/4″ half-round shelves, 10 each – 4, 6, 8, 10-inch large square posts, and one lb. bag of kiln wash.

Estimated order-to-ship lead time is approximately 12 weeks for Olympic Kilns.

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