SAMPLE FIRING LOG

The following is a blank log that may be copied or adapted for your own use.  

Date and Time: ____________________________________

Type of Firing: ____________________________________

Type of Glass:  ____________________________________

Starting

Temperature

Ending

Temperature

Rate in 

Degrees/Hour 

Minutes

Soaked

       
       
       
       
       

Comments:  _______________________________________

For each stage of the firing, indicate the starting and ending temperature.  In the "Rate in Degrees/Hour" column, note the rate of temperature change over the range of temperature indicated.  If the piece is soaked at the ending temperature, indicate how long it is soaked.

 

First Project Fusing Log

The log for the fusing portion of the First Project is filled out below.

  Date and Time:  1/25/07 at 11:10 am

  Type of Firing:  Two layer coaster fuse firing 

  Type of Glass:  Uroboros 90 and Bullseye tested compatible opals

Starting

Temperature

Ending

Temperature

Rate in 

Degrees/Hour 

Minutes

Soaked

70 1000 400 0
1000 1300 250 0
1300 1500 Full 10
1500 1050 Full 0
1050 750 200 0
750 70 Full 0
Comments:  Successful firing.  Slight kiln wash sticking to bottom.

Temperatures in the above chart are in degrees Fahrenheit.

"Full" indicates that the temperature increased or decreased as rapidly as the kiln would allow.  

 

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