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Olympic Kilns FL5.5E Large Capacity Kiln

Save $730.00
Original Price $7,300.00
Current Price $6,570.00

Large Capacity kilns shipping to CA, IL, CT, MN, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, and VT must be equipped with solid state relays and pricing will be applied at time of order, if not selected. For all other locations, it is an option.

Also, 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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Reach New Artistic Heights with Olympic Kilns FL5.5E: Precision and Durability Redefined

Discover the zenith of ceramic and glass firing with the Olympic Kilns FL5.5E Large Capacity Kiln. Tailored for the dedicated artist and bustling studios requiring both superior performance and unwavering reliability, this front-loading kiln marries expansive capacity with peak temperature capabilities and avant-garde control technology to transform your artistic vision into unparalleled quality creations.

Exceptional Capacity for Unbounded Creativity

The Olympic Kilns FL5.5E stands as a colossus in the realm of firing, boasting an impressive interior chamber of 8" wide x 18" deep x 24" high. Engineered for those who push the limits with large-scale productions or substantial art pieces, this kiln ensures your creative ambitions are never constrained. Attain flawless firings up to Cone 10 (2350°F), catering to the rigorous demands of both ceramic and glass artistry with the highest precision.

Crafted for Endurance

At the heart of the FL5.5E's construction lies its uncompromising durability. Framed with welded heavy angle iron and encased in a stainless steel jacket, it is designed to endure the intense conditions of continuous, high-temperature firings. Ideal for the dynamic pace of professional studios or the fervent passion of hobbyists, this kiln represents a steadfast commitment to your artistic endeavors.

Mastery Over Your Firing Process

Achieve unparalleled control over your firing outcomes with the advanced 12-key digital KilnStar controller, enriched with extensive ramp-hold user programs for intricate firing schedules. With capabilities for delay start, preheat, cone offset, and skip step, alongside elaborate firing profiles, you're empowered to achieve consistent, exacting results. For those seeking an even more refined experience, the Genesis touchscreen controller option offers an instinctive interface and superior control features.

Enhanced Safety and Adaptability

Prioritizing safety and flexibility, the FL5.5E includes a pilot light and dedicated breaker box for straightforward access, heightened safety, and secure lockout options. You can customize your kiln with Type S thermocouple, casters for ease of movement, a vent system, and a tailor-made furniture kit. This kiln adapts fluidly to any studio configuration.

Broaden Your Artistic Spectrum

Capable of reaching Cone 10, the FL5.5E kiln unlocks a vast array of artistic possibilities. This high-temperature capability facilitates the exploration of diverse materials and techniques, from refined porcelain to robust stoneware, propelling your art to unprecedented levels of expression and allure.

Tailored to Your Artistic Vision

The Olympic Kilns FL5.5E transcends being merely a kiln—it becomes the foundation of your creative space. With customization options like 480 volts, the Genesis touchscreen controller, and additional vent and caster enhancements, it seamlessly integrates into your workflow and space, embodying your unique artistic vision.

Be sure to reach out to Pottery Pulse in advance of your purchase if you want the 480 volt model, to receive electric specifications and pricing details.

Invest in Artistic Excellence

Opting for the Olympic Kilns FL5.5E signifies an investment in supreme quality, durability, and precision. Its robust build and sophisticated features make it an essential asset for artists who settle for nothing but the best in their tools and creations.

Elevate your artistic expression with the Olympic Kilns FL5.5E. Where boundless capacity converges with meticulous control and enduring construction, your creative potential is limitless.

  • Model: FL5.5E
  • Car Kiln Option: N/A
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 20" W x 20" deep x 24" H
  • Cubic Feet: 5.5
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame*: 42" x 36" x 63"
  • Brick Thickness: 4.5" + 1" Fiber
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 750 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 40 amps for 208 volts, 36 amps for 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 27 amps for 208 volts, 24 amps for 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 8,640
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 50 amp required for both 208 and 240 volts
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 40 amp required for 208 volts, 30 amp for 240 volts
  • Plug Configuration, 1-phase wiring, both 208 and 240 volts: NEMA 6-50
  • Plug Configuration, 3-phase wiring, both 208 and 240 volts: Direct Wired
  • Copper Wire Size: #6, #4 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

*When the door is open 180°, it reduces the depth of the kiln 5 inches and you can determine if a model can go through the door width of where the kiln will be located.

The furniture kit includes: 

4 each – 18″ x 18″ x 1″ square shelves, 4 each – 2, 5, 7, & 9-inch large square posts, 1 lb. bag of kiln wash. 1 each – 18″ x 18″ x 1″ shelf per layer.

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

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