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alarm warning on jen ken

Postby Nicole Hanna » Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:51 pm

I'm at a friend's studio and need a quick answer ...she has a jen ken that keeps throwing an "FtC"...failure to cool alarm when it hits about 540 degrees on the way down. Any idea why it's doing this?
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Re: alarm warning on jen ken

Postby Brad Walker » Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:37 pm

Most likely she has programmed a cooling rate that's faster than the kiln can cool. (FtC = Failure to Cool)

Unless the piece is really thick, she should just turn the kiln off (i.e., end the program) once the temperature gets down to 750 and let it cool naturally.

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Re: alarm warning on jen ken

Postby Nicole Hanna » Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:44 pm

Thanks Brad. That's what I thought but didn't want to give her bad info if I was wrong.
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