Skutt KS1027 Kiln Sitter Kiln
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About the Skutt KS1027
KilnSitter Controllers have been used reliably on Skutt Kilns for over 50 years. Many artists still prefer the traditional close interaction of firing a kiln manually.
The KilnSitter is a mechanical control that fires your kiln by the time and temperature method of heat treatment using pyrometric cones or bars. After being exposed to the propper time and temperature (heatwork) the cone or bar softens and bends to a predetermined ange, shutting off the kiln.
The temperature and heating rate of the KilnSitter (KS) kilns are controlled by switches that you turn up in intervals.
A unique feature of the KilnSitter line of Skutt kilns is that all models (except the KS614-3" and the KS609) can be expanded by inserting a 4.5" tall brick ring between the sections. It should be noted that the use of the ring limits the maximum firing temperature to Cone 1 (2100 Degrees F) for most models. This ring can be added or removed between firings.
Limit timers should always be ordered as a safety backup to prevent over fires. They are listed as an optional feature and must be ordered at the time the kiln is ordered.
The KS1027's large 7 cubic foot capacity coupled with its ability to fire to Cone 10 make it Skutt's best selling manual kiln. Incredible precision and even heat distribution make it especially popular with those firing porcelain. The high rating and large chamber give you the flexibility to work with a broad range of clay bodies and project sizes - plus an optional 4-1/2" Blank Ring lets you handle even larger Cone 1 loads. Add an EnviroVent2 and a wall mounted KilnMaster, and you have a kiln system that can handle any task you can imagine.
The Skutt KS-1027 kiln includes the KilnSitter controller built in. Other standard features include:
- 2 Year limited warranty, elements excluded
- 2.5" brick standard with 3" thick brick available as an upgrade
- Crimp on connectors on feeder wires
- Multi-sided design
- Stainless steel jacket
- Sectionalized construction
- Two lift handles on each section
- Sealed, dust free lid with full-floating hinge
- Two types of exposed, pinned elements for optimum balance
- Reversible top and bottom slabs
- Stand included
- Peep plugs included
- UL Listing
The New Skutt Lid LifterThe New Lid Lifter makes Skutt 10 and 12-sided lids some of the lightest on the market. In fact you can now lift them with just a finger. The lid brace has been redesigned for added strength and now has 2 positions. The innovative Center Pivot Design distributes the force on the lid across 2 points as opposed to only one.
It ships fully assembled on the kiln. Unlike some other brands there is no awkward loading of the springs required. The kiln remains completely sectional for moving and repairs. The lid can be effortlessly and safely detensioned by simply raising the lid and sliding out the tension rod. It really is that easy!
|Electrical Specifications - Skutt KS1027|
|Phase||Voltage||Amps||Max. Cone||Cu. Ft.||Opening||Depth||Shipping Weight||Copper Wire Size||Breaker Size||NEMA Receptacle|
|3||240||29.3 ||10||7||23.38"||27"||290||8||40||15-50 |
|3||208||31.7 ||10||7||23.38"||27"||290||8||40||15-50 |
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