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by wingoda
Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: It's Magtober...
Replies: 18
Views: 16647

Re: It's Magtober...

Just so you will know... "in a couple of weeks"... one week has officially passed... I must be the calendar keeper :lol:
by wingoda
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Blue bottle glass - melting temp?
Replies: 2
Views: 2347

Blue bottle glass - melting temp?

I thought that it would be fun to take a blue bottle and recycle it into a moble. So I smashed it into course chuncks and places it in a clay mold. I fired it several times hoping it would melt/fuse but I have been stumped so far on how hot it needs to go. The last attempt was 1800 degrees with a 10...
by wingoda
Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Pot Melting
Replies: 27
Views: 27689

Re: Pot Melting

Look beyond the pot itself... :shock: I have found the combination of glass in the pot as well as glass on the lower shelf can produce what you are wanting. I use a large clay pot saucer on the bottom shelf, kiln washed, as a dam for the resulting potmelt. For your application I would cut several ci...
by wingoda
Tue May 27, 2003 4:49 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: A question about thermo couplings on kilns
Replies: 7
Views: 4216

A question about thermo couplings on kilns

I have a paragon TNF24 that I wanted to fire this past weekend. After loading the kiln and programming the DTC800 controller and hitting start I was disappointed to have "FAILED" displayed. After many attempts I resorted to reading the manual and determining through several diagnostic tests that the...
by wingoda
Sun Apr 06, 2003 5:44 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Checking kiln temperature????
Replies: 15
Views: 11153

I have been working on trying to understand the temperature inside my large paragon ceramic kiln for some time. I have kept some records on firing and have stopped overfiring. I have a digital controller that indicates temperatures that are off from the way the BE glass appears. I have adjusted some...

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