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Price: $2,640.00
Manufacturer: Paragon Industries
Part No: 21611N1G00

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The Paragon Janus-23 Glass/Pottery Kiln

Features:
 
The new Paragon Janus-23 can fire both pottery and glass. Heating elements are mounted in the lid and sidewalls.

Select between glass and pottery with the flip of a switch. With the switch in the glass position, heat comes from the top elements and the middle sidewall element. With the switch in the pottery position, heat comes from only the sidewall elements.

In the glass mode, fuse and sag large glass projects placed on a single shelf. In the pottery mode, fire to cone 10. You can also fire several shelves of smaller glass pieces using the pottery mode.

The elements in the lid are mounted in a firebrick “ball” groove that eliminates element pins. The element coils are wider than the groove opening, so the elements stay in place without pins. The groove dissipates heat efficiently.

The lid on the Janus-23 is easy to lift with the exclusive, patented Paragon spring counter-balance. For easier maintenance, we use 2” high blank wall bricks in the top row. Since the brick is without element grooves, it is less susceptible to damage during loading.

The patented control box on the Janus-23 opens forward for easy maintenance. A folding support arm holds the box in the open position.

The digital Sentry 2.0 includes two modes: Cone-Fire with programmed slow cooling and 18-Segment Ramp-Hold. Manufactured by the Orton Ceramic Foundation exclusively for Paragon. View more info on the Sentry Controller

You will be amazed at the convenience of digital firing. The reliable solid-state Sentry controller continually monitors the firing so you can spend your time productively without closely watching the kiln. (Please remember, however, to check the kiln during firing and to monitor it near the expected shutoff time.) The sealed touch pad keeps out dust and is easy to wipe clean.

The controller has powerful features that you will enjoy using. Yet we have also worked hard to make the controller user-friendly.

Do you ever wonder how much electricity your kiln uses? The digital controller can figure this for you with the press of a button. Find out how little a kiln actually costs to fire. Learn to conserve energy by experimenting with firing speed, load density, etc.

  • Glass/pottery selection switch
  • 3” insulating refractory firebrick walls
  • Sidewall elements in dropped, recessed brick grooves are easy to replace.
  • Tapered peepholes for a wide view
  • A steel floor pan supports the entire brick bottom of each kiln.
  • One year limited warranty
  • Available in 240 or 208 volt, single or 3 phase.
  • Easy-access control box with folding support arm.
  • Since the Janus-23 is designed for porcelain, it also easily fires ceramics, china paint, decals, gold and, of course, glass.

The Furniture Kit

The furniture kit consists of carefully selected fireclay shelves and posts for this particular model. When estimating the price of the kiln, include the cost of furniture. The furniture allows you to stack multiple layers of ware. Without it, you could fire only the ware that would fit on the kiln bottom.

Furniture Kit for Janus-23, S-23-3, SnF-23-3 & TnF-23-3

6 C-23H 1/2 Shelves, 20” round x ¾” thick

1” wide Square Posts, 8 of each -

1”, 2”, 3”, 4”, 5”, 6” lengths

1 lb. Bag Kiln Wash

Furniture Kit Shipping Weight: 77 lbs.

 

Specifications

Max. Temperature

2350F
1287C

Amps

37

Phase

1

Watts

8918

Nema

6-50P

Breaker Size

50

Circuit Wire Size

6 gauge

TUV tested to UL Std 499

Y

CE

N

Control Type

Sentry Digital 12-key Ceramics

Voltage

240

Hertz

60

Disclaimer: The specifications above assume that the kiln will be plugged into a dedicated circuit. Local electric codes supersede our recommendations.

The pricing and electrical specifications for the above products reflect their design for use in the United States. The International versions of most models will have variations in electrical specifications and price due to consumer safety requirements or electrical regulations.

 

Sides

10

Chamber Volume

5.10 CU.FT.
144.42 litres

Chamber Diameter

22.50
572 mm

Chamber Depth

20.25
514 mm

Outer Size

30.50W x 44.00D x 41.50H Inches
775W x 1118D x 1054H mm

Ship Size

34.00W x 48.00D x 46.00H Inches
864W x 1219D x 1168H mm

Ship Weight

295.00 Lbs.
133.81 Kg.

Ship Method

This Kiln Ships Via Truck





Part Number

21611N1G00   * Base Model

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