Satellite Kiln

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The Kiln
The kiln with laptop connected to PID

Details

The Satellite kiln at Xerocraft is a model J-200, but with significant improvements by Robbie who replaced the original temperature control with a PID controller that optionally allows for temperature profiles to be programmed. If you don't need to define a specific profile, the controller also works as a simple thermostat. The controller can be operated with or without a connected laptop.

Required Training

Check with Xerocraft staff.

The Kiln
The PID controller

Authorized Uses

On 2015-02-23, the Steering Committee decided that the Satellite Kiln should be used for enameling only, due to contamination problems that would occur if it's also used for other purposes. This policy will be reevaluated once additional kilns become available.

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