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KILN FIRING CHART USING - ORTON SMALL CONES


HIGH FIRE CERAMICS
10
1330
2426
 
 
 
 

9
1317
2403

8
1300
2372
 
 
 
 
MEDIUM FIRE CERAMICS
(Cone 5-6 most common when firing liquid porcelain slip to create porcelain)
7
1254
  2307
 
 6
 1255
 2291
 
 5
 1221
 2230
 
 4
 1209
 2208
 
 3
 1196
 2185
 
 2
 1182
 2158
 
 
 
 
 LOWER FIRE CERAMICS (06-04 MOST COMMON)
 1

 1179
 2154
 
 01
 1178
 2152
 
 02
 1148
 2098
 
 03
 1131
 2068
 
 04
 1098
 2008
 
 05
 1062
 1944
 
 06
 1023
 1873
 
 07
 1008
 1846
 
 08
 983
 1801
 
 09
 955
 1752
 
 010
 1921
 1692
 
 011
 918
 1680
 
 
 
 
 OVERGLAZE/CHINA PAINTING FIRING
 012
 900
 1650
 
013 
 880
 1615
 
 014
?
 1596
 
 015
 843
 1549
 
 016
 825
 1517
 
 
 
 
 GOLD, LUSTERS FIRE AT 017, 018, 019
 017
 784
 1443
 
 
 
 
 REDS SHOULD BE FIRED AT 018 IF THEY HAVE LEAD IN THEM
 018
 752
 1386
 
 
 

 
 019
 723
 1333
 
 020
 666
 1231
 
 
 
 
 GLASS FIRING -- COOLER FIRING
 021
 643
 1189
 
 
 
 
 
 022
 630
 1165
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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KILNS THAT HAVE A "DIAL SWITCH"  INDICATING LOW, MEDIUM AND HIGH:


Fire 45 minutes on LOW (leave lid to kiln propped OPEN  for this state to eliminate firing fumes.)

Fire 30 Minutes on MEDIUM (close lid and put in plug)

Fire 15 Minutes on HIGH OR UNTIL CONE DROPS OVER KILN SITTER.

TURN SWITCHES ON KILN TO "OFF" POSITION



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KILNS THAT HAVE "KILN SITTER" WITH NUMBERED DIALS
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Place cone in Kiln Sitter toward the end of the metal prongs.  Middle prong above the cone and two router prongs underneath the cone.

Push in "button" to start KILN.

FIRE 45 minutes on #2 on the dial (equivalent to LOW)  ( leave lid to kiln propped open for this stage to eliminate firing fumes.)

FIRE 30 minutes, on 6 on the dial (euqivalent to MEDIUM {close lid to kiln at this stage and put plug in }







*** end of Kiln firing chart
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