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Olympic Kilns FL24E Large Capacity Car Kiln

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Original Price $18,905.00
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Get on Track with the Olympic Kilns FL24E Large Capacity Car Kiln

For artists and production studios at the forefront of pushing creative boundaries and output volumes, the Olympic Kilns FL24E Large Capacity Car Kiln represents the pinnacle of artistic achievement. This kiln, boasting a generously sized firing chamber, unparalleled thermal control, and cutting-edge management features, is the cornerstone for attaining new heights of artistic production.

Broadening the Scope for Infinite Creativity

The Olympic Kilns FL24E Car Kiln establishes a new benchmark in firing capabilities with its impressive chamber dimensions of 34″ wide x 34″ deep x 36″ high. This kiln is the definitive solution for those embarking on large-scale projects or complex artistic ventures, promising the complete embodiment of every creative concept. Excel in the art of firing up to Cone 10 (2350°F), overcoming the complexities of ceramic and glass projects with unmatched precision.

Engineered for Enduring Performance

At the core of the FL24E Car Kiln lies unmatched durability, constructed from a sturdy frame of welded angle iron and encased in a stainless steel shell. Designed to meet the demands of continuous high-temperature operation, this kiln is a steadfast companion for the dynamic environment of professional studios as well as the passionate pursuits of art enthusiasts.

Precision Control for Masterful Creations

The FL24E Car Kiln ensures meticulous control over firing processes with the advanced 12-key digital KilnStar controller, offering detailed ramp-hold programs for intricate firing patterns. Enjoy the benefits of added features like delay start, preheat, cone fire adjustments, and skip step, all aimed at delivering consistently superior artistic outcomes. The Genesis touchscreen controller further elevates your control, providing an intuitive interface for comprehensive firing management.

Prioritizing Safety and Personalization

Safety and the ability to tailor the kiln to your unique needs are paramount with the FL24E Car Kiln. Equipped with a pilot light and an easily accessible dedicated breaker box for enhanced safety and operational confidence, this kiln can be customized with options like the Type S thermocouple, an effective venting system, and a bespoke furniture kit, ensuring it fits perfectly within your creative ecosystem.

Expanding Artistic Horizons

The FL24E Car Kiln's capability to reach Cone 10 fosters a broad spectrum of artistic experimentation, supporting a variety of materials and methods. It is crafted to lift the caliber and breadth of your work, opening new paths for creative inquiry.

Experiencing the Car Kiln Advantage

Choosing the FL24E Car Kiln edition builds upon the robust features of the standard model by incorporating a streamlined car system for effortless loading and unloading of substantial or numerous pieces. This enhancement maximizes the kiln's utility, making it an essential asset for artists managing large-scale projects or extensive production runs. Discover how this feature can transform your firing process in our "Benefits of a Car Kiln" section on this product page.

Embodying Your Artistic Vision

The Olympic Kilns FL24E Car Kiln transcends being merely a piece of equipment; it is an integral extension of your creative path. With customizable options including 480 volts, the Genesis touchscreen controller, and additional improvements for superior ventilation and mobility, it seamlessly integrates into your studio, reflecting your unique artistic vision.

Reach out to Pottery Pulse for detailed specifications and pricing on the 480-volt model.

A Declaration of Artistic Excellence

Opting for the Olympic Kilns FL24E Car Kiln is a declaration of your dedication to excellence, resilience, and accuracy. Its sophisticated design and capabilities deem it an indispensable partner for artists who demand the utmost from their creative instruments and endeavors.

Transform your artistic visions into tangible realities with the Olympic Kilns FL24E Large Capacity Car Kiln, where extensive capacity converges with precise control and durable construction, unlocking boundless opportunities for your creative pursuits.

  • Model: FL24E Car Kiln
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 34" W x 34" deep x 36" H
  • Cubic Feet: 24.0
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame: 64" x 125" x 68" with a 6' track
  • Brick Thickness: 4.5" + 1" Fiber
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 2,225 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 98 amps for 208 volts, 85 amps for 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 62 amps for 208 volts, 57 amps for 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 20,400
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 130 amp required for 208 volts, 110 amp for 240 volts
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 80 amp required for both 208 and 240 volts
  • Plug Configuration, 1-phase wiring, both 208 and 240 volts: Direct Wired
  • Plug Configuration, 3-phase wiring, both 208 and 240 volts: Direct Wired
  • Copper Wire Size: #4, #2 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

The furniture kit includes:

  • 16 each – 16” x 16” x 1″ square shelves, 16 each – 4, 6, 8, 10-inch large square posts, 5 lb bag kiln wash. 4 each – 16″ x 16″ x 1″ shelf per layer.

Incorporating a Track System into a Car Kiln marks a significant advancement, delivering a substantial increase in operational efficiency, improved safety protocols, and expanded versatility for large-scale or industrial firing processes. This detailed analysis delves into the key enhancements brought about by this innovation:

    1. Boosted Efficiency and Productivity

    • Streamlined Loading/Unloading Process: Implementing a track system within a car kiln transforms the loading and unloading process, allowing for the movement of the kiln's full capacity in one go. This is particularly advantageous for handling bulky or heavy items, dramatically reducing the time and labor required for individual item handling.
    • Enhanced Batch Processing: The track system enables seamless production flow, with the ability to prepare subsequent batches while the current one is firing. This minimizes downtime and maximizes kiln utilization.

    2. Enhanced Safety Measures

    • Reduced Manual Handling: The car kiln's design significantly lessens manual labor, particularly the demanding task of loading or unloading in the kiln's intense heat, thus lowering the risk of heat-related injuries and physical strain.

    • Ergonomic Advantages: The car's adjustable nature allows it to be positioned at the ideal height and location, reducing injury risks and promoting ergonomic safety.

    3. Versatility and Customizability

    • Adaptable Loading Options: The car's mobility supports various loading arrangements, accommodating diverse sizes and shapes for efficient firing.
    • Customizable Firing Conditions: Select car kiln models offer the capability to easily adjust and control the firing atmosphere, catering to a wide range of materials and techniques.

    4.  Superior Heat Management and Consistency

    • Uniform Heat Distribution: Designed to ensure an even distribution of heat throughout, the car kiln guarantees uniform firing conditions and consistent results for all pieces.
    • Controlled Cooling: The track system enables the car to be moved to a cooling area, providing precise control over the cooling process, which is crucial for temperature-sensitive materials.

    5. Optimized Space Utilization

    • Compact Design: The car kiln's design facilitates efficient movement in and out of the kiln, optimizing space usage during loading and unloading phases and offering a space-efficient solution.

    6. Economic Advantages

    • Reduced Operational Costs: The track system's efficiency in handling loads and preparing batches can lead to significant long-term savings in operational expenses.
    • Increased Durability and Lower Maintenance: By concentrating thermal cycling on the car and track, wear and tear on the kiln itself is minimized, potentially extending its life and reducing maintenance costs.

    In summary, the integration of a Track System into a Car Kiln significantly enhances efficiency, safety, flexibility, and economic value, making it an indispensable asset for large-scale ceramic production, ambitious artistic projects, and industrial applications seeking substantial returns on investment in high-quality, durable firing equipment.

    Estimated order-to-ship lead time for Large Capacity Olympic Kilns is approximately 5 months.

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