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Olympic Kilns 3018HE Oval Electric Kiln

Save $1,141.00
Original Price $5,705.00
Current Price $4,564.00

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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Take your Creations to New Heights with the Olympic Kilns 3018HE Oval Electric Kiln

Discover a new horizon in artistic innovation with the Olympic Kilns 3018HE Oval Electric Kiln. This standout kiln, boasting a unique oval shape, is a beacon of flexibility and creative breakthroughs. Designed to accommodate a wide array of art projects, particularly those requiring more horizontal space, the 3018HE transforms the landscape of artistic production.

Expansive Chamber for Grand Artistic Projects

The 3018HE is equipped with a generously sized interior, measuring 42″W x 30″ front-to-back x 20″D. This vast space provides artists with a grand canvas for their artistic ambitions. From large-scale ceramic installations to intricate and sizeable sculptures, the kiln's ample chamber is a perfect fit. Reaching up to Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C, it ensures consistent and even treatment across various mediums.

Oval Design Tailored for Varied Artistic Needs

Designed for artists who challenge traditional boundaries, the 3018HE’s oval form, combined with robust 3” brick walls and an extra 2" layer of blank brick for superior insulation, is ideal for wide or uniquely shaped art pieces. This design not only enhances the kiln's effectiveness but also adds to its durability, meeting the high standards of professional creatives.

Advanced Construction for Peak Performance

Featuring Olympic's renowned electrical box architecture, the 3018HE includes cutting-edge heat shields and ventilation mechanisms, keeping the electrical parts at optimal temperatures. Its strategically positioned heating elements ensure even heat distribution, vital for consistent artistic outcomes.

State-of-the-Art Features for Artistic Precision

The 3018HE comes with a suite of advanced features including a pilot light, a robust metal stand, a durable stainless steel jacket, lid lift assist, and the intuitive Bartlett 3K-CF electronic controller. These features make the kiln straightforward to use, empowering artists to effortlessly tailor their firing processes.

Customizable Options for Fine Artistic Detailing

Expand your artistic capabilities with optional upgrades like the Genesis touchscreen controller or the 12-key digital KilnStar controller. These sophisticated controllers provide features such as delay start, preheat, cone offset, and skip-step, facilitating precise and detailed firings. With access to comprehensive firing profiles and data, artists can achieve unprecedented control over their work.

Extensive Customization for Supreme Artistic Versatility

Choose from a range of additional options like a Type S thermocouple, 480 volts, 2 or 3-zone control, and a ventilation kit, customizing the kiln to fit your unique artistic requirements. These customizations ensure that the 3018HE is thoroughly equipped to support and elevate your creative vision. For 480 voltage configurations, contact Pottery Pulse directly.

Versatile Applications Beyond Ceramics

While the 3018HE excels in ceramics and pottery, it is also adept for tasks like glasswork and specialized heat-treating. For glass projects, consider adding an optional dual-media lid element.

You'll also want to add the Solid State Relays. They offer benefits across all disciplines, ensuring quieter, more precise, and long-lasting kiln operation.

Comprehensive Furniture Kit for Maximized Functionality

Maximize your 3018HE’s potential with a custom furniture kit, including multi-layered shelves, kiln wash, and posts of various sizes. This kit is designed to fully exploit the spacious interior of your new oval kiln, enabling a multitude of artistic endeavors.

One-Year Limited Warranty for Assured Artistic Pursuits

Invest in the Olympic Kilns 3018HE Electric Kiln with the confidence of a one-year limited warranty. This warranty offers assurance and peace of mind in your artistic journey.

Olympic Kilns 3018HE Electric Kiln: A Gateway to Artistic Mastery

The Olympic Kilns 3018HE is more than just a kiln; it's a key to unlocking limitless artistic exploration and development. With this kiln, you are not just acquiring a tool, but opening the door to a realm of extraordinary artistic possibilities, bringing to life works that were once only imaginable.

  • Model: 3018HE
  • Lid Lift Assist: Yes
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 42" W x 30" Front-to-Back x 20" D
  • Cubic Feet: 12.2
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame: 50" x 53" x 40"
  • Brick Thickness: 3"
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 585 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 63 amps for 208 volts, 55 amps for 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 42 amps for 208 volts, 36 amps for 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 13,200
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 80 amp required for 208 volts, 70 amp for 240 volts
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 60 amp required for 208 volts, 50 amp for 240 volts
  • Plug Configuration, Both 1- and 3-phase Wiring, Both 208/240V: Direct Wired
  • Copper Wire Size: #4, #2 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

The furniture kit includes: 

  • 3 each – 26″ x 13″ x 1″ rectangle shelves, 6 each – 26″ x 13″ x 1″ half round shelves, 10 each – 4, 6, 8, & 10-inch large square posts, 1 lb. bag of kiln wash.

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

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