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Olympic Kilns FL64E Large Capacity Car Kiln

Save $3,820.00
Original Price $38,200.00
Current Price $34,380.00

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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Navigate new Roads of Creativity and Production with the Olympic Kilns FL64E Large Capacity Car Kiln

For artists and production studios poised to scale their creative aspirations to unprecedented levels, the Olympic Kilns FL64E Large Capacity Car Kiln stands as a monument of superior craftsmanship and technological excellence. Featuring an even more spacious firing chamber, enhanced thermal regulation, and the latest in control technology, this kiln establishes new benchmarks for artistic achievement and operational efficiency.

Broadening the Scope for Artistic Innovation

The Olympic Kilns FL64E Car Kiln expands the realm of artistic possibilities with its voluminous chamber size of 48″ wide x 48″ deep x 48″ high. Specially conceived for the artist tackling grand-scale projects and detailed artistry, this kiln ensures impeccable execution of vast artistic endeavors. It empowers creators to surpass expectations in both ceramic and glass mediums, achieving top-tier performance up to Cone 10 (2350°F) with remarkable accuracy.

Engineered for Sustained Creativity

The durability of the FL64E Car Kiln is unparalleled, constructed with a sturdy welded angle iron frame and encased in a stainless steel shell. This build is designed to withstand the intensive demands of non-stop high-temperature operations, providing a steadfast base for both dynamic professional studios and passionate individual artists.

Unmatched Control for Exquisite Outcomes

The FL64E Car Kiln offers supreme control over the firing cycle, featuring the option of the intuitive 12-key digital KilnStar controller or the optional Genesis touchscreen controller for an enhanced experience. These systems deliver detailed ramp-hold programs and functions such as delay start, preheat, cone fire adjustments, and skip step, ensuring consistently superior artistic results.

Prioritizing Customization and Safety

Focusing on safety and the capacity to customize the kiln to suit unique artistic methods, the FL64E Car Kiln includes essential features like a pilot light and a specialized breaker box for guaranteed safe operation. Additionally, it provides a range of personalization options, including the Type S thermocouple, an effective venting system, and a tailor-made furniture kit, making it an adaptable addition to any creative space.

Cultivating Artistic Depth

With the ability to reach Cone 10, the FL64E Car Kiln encourages artists to delve into a broader spectrum of materials and methodologies, aiming to enhance the quality and variety of artistic production. This kiln supports the endless pursuit of creativity and innovation, pushing the limits of what is artistically achievable.

Optimizing Workflow with the Car Kiln Advantage

Selecting the FL64E Car Kiln model significantly optimizes studio workflows, courtesy of its car system that simplifies the process of loading and unloading large or multiple works. This feature proves invaluable for handling expansive projects or considerable production runs, markedly boosting studio efficiency.

Achieving Artistic Vision

The Olympic Kilns FL64E Car Kiln transcends being merely a piece of equipment; it evolves into a vital component of the artistic journey. Capable to adopt features such as 480 volts, the Genesis touchscreen controller, and advancements for enhanced airflow and mobility, it's meticulously crafted to synchronize with and reflect your distinct creative identity.

For the latest electrical specifications and details for the 480-volt model, contact Pottery Pulse.

A Symbol of Artistic Excellence

Opting for the Olympic Kilns FL64E Car Kiln is a testament to a commitment towards reaching the apex of artistic quality, durability, and accuracy. Its advanced design and features position it as an essential ally for artists aiming for the highest levels of creativity and performance.

Elevate your artistic endeavors with the Olympic Kilns FL64E Large Capacity Car Kiln, where larger firing capacity meets detailed control and sturdy construction, opening up boundless opportunities for creative exploration.

  • Model: FL64E Car Kiln
  • Inside Chamber Dimensions: 48" W x 48" deep x 48" H
  • Cubic Feet: 64.0
  • Outside Dimensions with Stand or Frame: 70" x 140" x 74" with a 6' track
  • Brick Thickness: 4.5" + 1" Fiber
  • Maximum Temperature: Cone 10 – 2350°F/1288°C
  • Est Ship Weight: 3,217 lbs
  • Amperage/Volts, 1-phase Wiring: 230 amps for 208 volts, 200 amps for 240 volts
  • Amperage/Volts, 3-phase Wiring: 153 amps for 208 volts, 133 amps for 240 volts
  • Watts for all configurations: 48,000
  • Breaker, 1-phase Wiring: 300 amp required for 208 volts and 250 amp for 240 volts
  • Breaker, 3-phase Wiring: 200 amp required for 208 volts and 170 amp for 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: #3/0, #4/0 if the circuit is longer than 40 ft

The furniture kit includes:

  • 16 each – 23” x 23” square shelves, 16 each – 4, 6, 8, 10-inch large square posts, 5 lb. bag kiln wash, 4 each – 23″ x 23″ shelf per layer.

Incorporating a Track System into a Car Kiln marks a major step forward, boosting operational effectiveness, elevating safety protocols, and providing increased adaptability for extensive or industrial-sized firing tasks. This exploration highlights the key advantages brought about by this innovative feature.

Boosting Productivity and Operational Speed

  • Streamlined Handling of Materials: Introducing a track system to a car kiln revolutionizes how materials are loaded and unloaded, enabling all contents to be moved simultaneously in a single, smooth motion. This improvement is crucial for handling bulky or heavy items, significantly reducing the time and effort needed compared to manual handling.

  • Enhanced Production Efficiency: The track system allows for a fluid switch between batches, making it possible to set up the next load while the previous one is still firing. This innovation reduces production lags, cuts down on idle time, and maximizes the utilization of kiln space.

Improving Safety Measures in the Workplace

  • Minimizing Manual Labor: The design of the car kiln greatly reduces the need for manual labor, especially during the demanding tasks of loading or unloading at high temperatures, thereby lowering the risk of heat-related injuries and strains.

  • Optimizing Workspace Ergonomics: The flexibility of the car kiln system allows for adjustments in height and positioning to be made easily, decreasing the likelihood of injuries and enhancing the ergonomic quality of the work environment.

Increased Adaptability and Customization Options

  • Versatile Loading Options: The mobility of the car kiln supports diverse loading configurations, ensuring efficient organization and accommodation of items, no matter their dimensions or geometry.

  • Tailored Firing Settings: Certain models of car kilns provide options for adjusting the firing environment to specific requirements, making them suitable for a wide range of materials and techniques.

Consistent Quality Through Advanced Temperature Management

  • Even Heat Distribution: The design of car kilns ensures an even distribution of heat across the entire chamber, providing uniform firing conditions and reliable results for each item.

  • Controlled Cooling Mechanisms: Utilizing the track system to move the car to a designated cooling zone allows for detailed control over the cooling phase, essential for handling materials that are sensitive to rapid temperature changes.

Optimal Space Utilization with Intelligent Design

  • Space-Efficient Layout: Car kilns are engineered with a focus on maximizing spatial efficiency, particularly through the loading and unloading processes, offering a compact and streamlined solution for space management.

Economic Advantages

  • Lower Operational Costs: The introduction of a track system significantly enhances operational efficiency, leading to substantial reductions in long-term operational expenses.

  • Enhanced Durability with Minimal Maintenance: Focusing thermal cycles on the car and track minimizes wear on the kiln itself, thereby prolonging its lifespan and reducing the need for maintenance, both in terms of frequency and costs.

In conclusion, the integration of a Track System into a Car Kiln significantly enhances operational effectiveness, strengthens safety measures, boosts flexibility, and offers economic benefits. This innovation becomes an essential asset for large-scale ceramic production, complex artistic endeavors, and industrial processes aiming for notable investment returns through the use of durable and advanced firing technologies.

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

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