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Large Kiln Shelves - Help!!

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Large Kiln Shelves - Help!!

Postby J. Allison » Sun Jan 11, 2004 11:22 pm

I have a large L&L kiln that requires a shelf 28" x 42" to fuse large contiguous pieces. Does anyone know what i can use for a kiln shelf that wil not crack, warp and can hold up to say 80 lbs?

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Postby jolly » Sun Jan 11, 2004 11:42 pm

Seattle Pottery sells something called 'N' board which is some kind of fiber and comes in 36 x 48 x 1 inch. I put kiln wash on it and use it all the time. Seattle Pottery is listed in the resources area on this site. -Jolly

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Re: Large Kiln Shelves - Help!!

Postby Bert Weiss » Mon Jan 12, 2004 3:13 am

J. Allison wrote:I have a large L&L kiln that requires a shelf 28" x 42" to fuse large contiguous pieces. Does anyone know what i can use for a kiln shelf that wil not crack, warp and can hold up to say 80 lbs?


My suggestion is Unifrax HD board 1". Thermal Ceramics makes a comparable product, although I think that it doesn't come in 48" and the Unifrax does.

I sugggest using it right on the floor.

I recently heard about a product that works as a rigidizing kiln wash. I won't have the details until next week.
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Postby Jeri D » Mon Jan 12, 2004 6:18 pm

Please keep us posted on large shelf alternatives. My fiberfrax board is falling apart and I can't really sand it and fill it with kilnwash anymore
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