Skutt GM1214-3 Glass Kiln
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Let's face it, building, running and maintaining a crucible kiln can be expensive. The GM818CR offers an affordable alternative to traditional melters.Smaller kilns ship via UPS Ground and larger kilns ship via truck.
About the Skutt GM1214-3 Studio Series Glass Kiln
This is the largest round top-fired glass fusing kiln we make. Want to make a bird bath...you can do it. Want to make a sink..you can do it! When you are not making large things, you can load a ton of small things in this kiln (okay maybe not a ton ,but a lot). This kiln is perfect for teaching and production studios.
The top and side firing elements of the GM1214-3 make this kiln fire very evenly allowing for glass projects to heat at a uniform rate. The Studio Series kilns are amoung the most popular amoung serious home fusers. Their ecenomical price coupled with their large firing chambers make them flexible and affordable.
Controller - Sophisticated, Yet Easy to Use
Use of of Skutt's built in programs or customize your own.
Current Sensing Technology
Skutt is one of the few brands that installs a Current Sensor in every GlassMaster Kiln.
Makes moving, repair and installation much easier.
To compensate for heat loss through the lid and slab, Skutt directs more heat to these areas when they design the elements.
Low mass Type-K thermocouple
The GM1214-3 Furniture Kit Includes:
2 - 13" x 26" x 5/8" Thick (Half 12-Sided) Shelves
6 - 4" Posts
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Sophisticated, Yet Easy to Use Controller
GlassFire Mode allows you to write a program simply by choosing your technique and the speed. It’s that easy!
Write your own firing programs with up to 8 Segments using Ramp and Hold. Now you can store up to 12 programs.
Built in Diagnostics give you or our technicians the ability to diagnose kiln problems with just a few button presses.
The Alarm feature allows you to set a temperature alarm that will notify you when the kiln is at peak temperature.
Adjust temperatures or hold times while the kiln is firing using Add Time or Add Temp or simply press Anneal Now to set your project and begin annealing it.
Use the Delay Start feature to fire the kiln when it is convenient for you to be there when the kiln reaches temperature.
Current Sensing Technology
Skutt is one of the few brands that installs a Current Sensor in every KilnMaster Kiln. This allows you to read the Amperage of each section of the kiln as well as the Voltage and Voltage Under Load.
Exposed Thermocouple equals faster reaction time and higher accuracy.
Inexpensive, plus we give you an extra one when you buy your kiln.
Easy and quick to replace.
Type S (Platinum) Upgrades Available.
As most of you probably already know, glass is very susceptible to uneven heating. The more uneven the heat is in the kiln chamber, the slower you need to fire the kiln. Side fired kiln owners understand this, and are willing to trade the disadvantages of having to slow their programs down for advantages of being able to fire on multiple levels.
Our Studio Kiln Series have lid elements and side elements. This does not mean you can fire on multiple levels. The side elements are there to replenish heat on the bottom of the kiln. This not only keeps the shelf warm (which is important), it also provides for uniform heat top to bottom for artists working with deep molds and drop molds.
Unlike most warranties, Skutts covers Parts AND Labor.
Serviced by the most extensive, knowledgeable and talented distributor network in the industry.
Backed by a company whose mission statement is “We help you make great things”. When your kiln is down, you can’t make great things.
Moving - Imagine trying to move a kiln into the basement or through a narrow door without being able to break it down into sections.
Repair - No more standing on your head in the kiln to replace those bottom elements or removing every brick in the kiln to get to the one you want to replace. Just remove the control box, unhook the buckles and place the section you want to work on on a table.
Replacement - We hope nothing really bad happens to your kiln … but … if it does, isn’t nice to know you can replace one bad section instead of the whole kiln?
The Lid Lifter
Standard on the GM1214-3
Lift 100lbs with ease!
All stainless construction.
Easy and safe to tension.
Adjustable Rolling Stand
Most Skutt Kilns come with a stand but often times it is nice to be able to roll the kiln out of the way when not in use or to clean under. Now Skutt makes a heavy duty rolling stand for most of it's kiln models.
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When you are buying a kiln, you are not just buying the equipment, you are also buying the service th t comes before and after the sale. From the moment Skutt cuts that first brick to the day you open the box, to the day you are ready to retire it, Skutt's reputation is on the line and we take that very seriously.< td>
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Kiln Shipping Information
The most important thing to remember is that almost all kilns ship for FREE to the contiguous United States. If you need a kiln shipped outside of the lower 48 please contact us by phone at 314-963-0180 or email email@example.com to obtain a freight quote.
You probably realize that kilns can be very heavy and you may be nervous about ordering one online and having it shipped, but we will help you make the process smooth and easy.
Most kilns ship on a truck rather than by UPS, but don't worry, because just like a UPS shipment we handle all the paperwork and logistics.
Receiving a Kiln
Kilns are shipped on wooden pallets or crated in wooden boxes and delivery by a trucking company does not include unpacking the kiln, moving it into your building or hauling away any packing materials. If your kiln is being delivered to a residential location or a location without a loading dock we will request a lift gate so the kiln can be removed from the truck and placed on level ground. When the truck arrives the driver will unload the kiln and move it on the pallet or crate to a location near the truck. Most drivers are accommodating and will place the kiln in a reasonable location at your request BUT trucking companies are only required to unload the kiln from their truck so you should have a plan in place to move it to the final location. All kilns come with instructions on how to unpack and move your new kiln. For residential deliveries freight companies will schedule a delivery window with you in advance so you can be prepared to move your kiln to the final location.
Kiln Inspection and Damage
- It is YOUR responsibility to inspect merchandise prior to the delivery agent's departure. Inspecting your shipment includes checking for missing items as well as looking for damage to the items and the packaging. We have a signed BOL (Bill of Lading) stating that the shipment left our warehouse complete and in good condition so it is critical you inspect BEFORE signing for receipt. If you sign the receipt without a note indicating damage and/or missing items it is VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE for us to file a claim on your behalf.
- If the merchandise OR packaging appears to be damaged in any way, please note the damage on the freight bill and retain a copy (a photo of the paperwork is fine). This will aid in the return/replacement process. In the case of damage you may refuse the delivery. If you do this you must contact us immediately so we can work with the carrier to resolve the issue.
- If damage is discovered after the driver has left, contact us IMMEDIATELY. If you do not contact us within 5 days damage claims CANNOT be made with the carrier and you will be responsible for repair costs. As long as damage is reported to us within 5 days we can file a claim to get it repaired. For this reason it is critical you open and inspect all freight deliveries before the window closes.
When you buy a kiln from Krueger Pottery Supply and you live within 150 miles of our location in St. Louis or staff typically delivers your kiln on one of our delivery trucks. Our staff will unpack your kiln and set it up in your building. We are not licensed electricians so we cannot do any electrical work on your home or businesses electrical system to install a kiln. Consult a qualified electrician to have a circuit run or check your existing configuration. We will also haul away all trash and packaging at your request. Cardboard and packaging are recycled if at all possible.