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Olympic Kilns 2818HE Electric Kiln

Save $792.00
Original Price $3,960.00
Current Price $3,168.00

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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Elevate Your Creative Horizons with the Olympic Kilns 2818HE Electric Kiln

Step into a world of artistic possibilities with the Olympic Kilns 2818HE Electric Kiln. This kiln is a masterpiece of functionality and versatility, designed to inspire both emerging artists and experienced professionals. It stands as a testament to innovation, flexibility, and superior firing capabilities.

Innovative and Flexible Construction

The 2818HE distinguishes itself with a state-of-the-art modular design, ensuring effortless transportation and adaptability. Its sectional nature allows for easy handling and maintenance, facilitating work on specific segments without the need for complete disassembly.

Exceptional Firing Capabilities at High Temperatures

With its ample 28.25"W x 18"D interior, the 2818HE reaches Cone 10 at 2350°F. The kiln incorporates Olympic's superior electrical box design, featuring heat shields and evenly spaced heating elements. This ensures consistent, high-temperature firings, ideal for intricate and challenging high-fire ceramic projects.

Precision Control for Artistic Excellence

Outfitted with the user-friendly Bartlett 3K-CF controller, the 2818HE enables precise control over your firing processes. Enhance your firing experience with optional upgrades like the Genesis touchscreen or the KilnStar controller, offering advanced functionalities such as delay start and cone offset, thus facilitating unmatched artistic precision.

Customization for Your Artistic Endeavors

Tailor your 2818HE with various options like 1-phase or 3-phase wiring, a Type S thermocouple, automatic lid shutoff, and multi-zone control. Choose from additional power options beyond the standard 208 or 240 volts, ensuring your kiln meets your specific artistic requirements. For higher voltage options, reach out to Pottery Pulse.

Adaptable for Multiple Artistic Mediums

Designed primarily for pottery and ceramics, the 2818HE is also capable of glasswork transformations with the optional dual-media lid element. The use of Solid State Relays is also recommended for optimal operation, whether you are just doing clay firing or if you decided to add the lid element for glass fusing. The relays enhance the kiln's performance by providing quieter, more precise operations and increasing longevity.

Comprehensive Kit for Varied Artistic Creations

The 2818HE can be equipped with a specially designed Furniture Kit, featuring round and half-round shelves, large square posts, and kiln wash. This kit prepares you for a diverse array of artistic projects, from traditional pottery to innovative ceramic art.

The Nexus of Artistic Exploration

The Olympic Kilns 2818HE Electric Kiln is more than just an equipment piece; it's the cornerstone of your artistic journey. Opt for this model to experience its remarkable high-fire capacity, versatility, and efficiency, and see your artistic vision soar to new heights.

  • Model: 2818HE
  • Lid Lift Assist: Yes
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 28-1/4" W x 18" H
  • Cubic Feet: 6.67
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame: 42" x 53" x 38"
  • Brick Thickness: 3"
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 350 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 46 amps / 208 volts or 40 amps / 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 30 amps / 208 volts or 26 amps / 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 9,600
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 60 amp required 208 volt, 50 amp for 240 volt
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 40 amp required for both 208 and 240 volt models
  • Plug Configuration for 1-phase wiring configurations: NEMA 6-50
  • Plug Configuration for 3-phase wiring configurations: Direct Wired
  • Copper Wire Size: #6, #4 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

Note: There is a lower amperage / temperature configuration available for this unit. Contact Pottery Pulse directly for details.

The furniture kit includes: 

  • 1 each – 26” x 13” x 1" half round shelves, 6 each – 4, 6, 8, 10-inch large square posts, and a 1-lb. bag kiln wash.

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

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