Paragon Dragon Front Loading Kiln

Paragon's Dragon Kiln is powerful and feature-packed! Its muscular 16.8 KW heat the interior to cone 10. Extra insulation saves energy and allows the kiln to cool slowly, giving glazes time for full development. An Orton Sentry 2.0 electronic controller is included, with a range of user-programmable firing options including programmed cool-down, perfect for glass and crystaline glazes.

The Dragon's 4" thick walls, top, and door are made of 3" firebrick backed by 1" of ceramic fiber block insulation, and the floor is 4½" thick firebrick. Extra insulation means better safety too. At full cone 10 firing temperature, the exterior measures only 170°F. The firing chamber measures 24" W × 24" D × 27" H, a full 9 cubic feet.

A front-loading door protects back muscles. It swings open easily on a heavy ¾" steel rod with sealed bearings. Two spring-loaded latches press the door tightly closed.

Black finish with stainless steel case optional. Two tapered peepholes in side.

Mercury relays power the elements. Built-in NEC/UL/CUL compliant high-amperage fuses protect the kiln and its wiring. The Dragon Kiln is available in 208V and 240V models, in single phase or three phase. The optional stand measures 24" tall, and can be used with or without casters. Certified to UL & CSA Standard 499. It requires a 75A circuit with #4 copper wire.

The Dragon Kiln will fit through a 34 doorway if the handles and back element cover are temporarily removed. Shipping weight is approximately 660 lbs without furniture and stand.

Furniture Kit — Shelves and posts are made of cordierite, a structural ceramic with excellent properties for use in kilns. Kiln furniture allows you to stack multiple layers of ware. Shipping weight is 130 lbs. The kit includes the following pieces:

  • 1 C30 kiln shelf
  • 4 C30H kiln shelves
  • 24 square posts, each measuring 1½" wide, including 8 each of 4", 6", and 8" lengths
  • 1 lb bag of kiln wash

Door Element — Elements in the side wall and back wall are standard. For faster heating, An additional heating element in the door is available as an option, installed at purchase.

Stand with Casters — Put your kiln on wheels for easy portability. 24"H steel stand supports 4 pneumatic casters.

Stand Only — This steel stand is 24"H and does not include casters.

Kiln Return Policy— Kilns are custom-built to order and are shipped directly by the manufacturer; therefore, Blick is unable to accept returns. Please review all information and contact our customer service department to address any questions prior to ordering.

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