Xpress E-14A Digital Front Load Table Top Kiln - 240 volt (With Furniture Kit) Free Shipping!

by Paragon Industries, Inc.
$1,638.63
$1,295.00
OUR PRICE INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDED FURNITURE KIT (RETAIL $61.20).
Uses:   China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Glass Painting    Glass Slumping    Glaze Testing    Low-Fire Ceramics   

The Xpress-E-14A fires to 2000°F. Create breathtaking jewelry or small keepsakes in silver clay, enameling, china painting, glass, lost wax casting, or ceramics. Since the kiln opens from the front instead of the top, it is ideal for copper enameling.

side switch box) to save table space. The front control panel is tilted for easy operation.

The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. It includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold.

Features of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller on the Xpress-E-14A

  • Design programs with up to 8 segments (steps) in Ramp-Hold mode.
  • Fire to a single temperature at a single speed in the simplified Single Speed mode.
  • Ramp-Hold mode can store 4 programs.
  • Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold during firing without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Change the target temperature in Ramp-Hold during firing without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Hold (soak) the temperature in both Single Speed and Ramp-Hold. Experiment with Hold to improve color saturation of china paints.
  • Add Hold Time during firing without having to stop the kiln to reprogram.
  • Control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold.
  • Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire.
  • Program the Temperature Alarm to sound when the kiln reaches a specific temperature. Use this to remind yourself to check on the kiln.
  • Temperature display throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C
  • Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout.
  • Set the Delay to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule.
  • Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple, stuck relay or broken element.
  • 12 Month Warranty
  • LED Lights show whether you are in program, review, or firing mode.
  • Colorful, illustrated instruction manual. Download it from the “Additional Information” section below to review these features in more detail.
  • A 1/2” hole is stamped into the steel door case and includes a brushed stainless steel cover. We have left the firebrick behind the hole undrilled so that you can drill it to the exact size that you need for a peephole, vent hole, or extra pyrometer hole. (Most people do not need the hole and leave the firebrick undrilled.)

    The Xpress-E-14A heating elements, exposed in dropped, recessed insulating firebrick grooves, are easy to replace. The 2 1/2” thick firebricks store plenty of heat for slow cooling through the glass annealing range. For small glass pieces such as jewelry, you can anneal without having to turn the elements back on during cooling. (Extra heat is necessary for annealing large pieces, however.)

    Unlatch and open the door with one hand. No extra stand is needed; the built-in base stays cool during operation.

    The Furniture Kit (Retail $61.20 - Included in our price)

    1 – C-12 Shelf (12” square x 5/8”)

    4 – 1/2” long, 1” wide Square Posts

    1 lb. Bag Glass Separator

    Glass is fired in the kiln on a shelf. Coat the shelf with glass separator to prevent the glass from sticking to the shelf. Place short posts between the shelf and the kiln bottom to circulate heat around the shelf.

    Paragon’s durable cordierite shelves resist warpage and thermal shock. They are volume-stable.

    Optional View Window (Retail $67.32 - Our price $50) add to cart

    Watch the bright red kiln interior through the optional 2” x 2” high-temperature glass window. (Note: always wear firing safety glasses when viewing the kiln interior. The kiln may not reach its maximum temperature and may fire a little slower when equipped with the window.) The glass window is guaranteed up to 2300°F.

    The window is especially useful for glass fusing and copper enameling. Conveniently watch your glass treasures progress through every stage from tack fuse to full fuse.

    Optional colors at no extra charge

    Brighten your studio with color! Order your kiln in one of our standard colors at no extra charge . . . berry, black, blue, hot pink, jade, navy, purple, or turquoise.

    Specifications

    Max. Temperature

    2000F
    1093C

    Amps

    13

    Phase

    1

    Watts

    3120

    Nema

    6-20R

    Breaker Size

    20

    Circuit Copper Wire Size

    12 gauge

    TUV tested to CSA and UL Standard 499

    Y

    CE

    N

    IMPORTANT: Some areas such as Canada and Europe require a lid or door safety switch on kilns.

    Control Type


    Sentry Xpress 4.0 Digital 3-Key

    Voltage

    240

    Hertz

    60

    Nema Details







    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.

     

    Kiln Type

    Front Loading Square

    Sides

    4

    Understanding Chamber Measurements

    Chamber Volume

    0.89 CU.FT.
    25.20 litres

    Chamber Width

    13.00 IN
    330 mm

    Chamber Depth

    13.50 IN
    343 mm

    Chamber Height

    8.75 IN
    222 mm


    The Outer Size of the Kiln and the Shipping Size: Width = Left to Right; Depth = Front to Back; Height = Top to Bottom

    Outer Size

    18.25W x 22.50D x 20.50H Inches
    464W x 572D x 521H mm

    Ship Size

    29.00W x 29.00D x 29.00H Inches
    737W x 737D x 737H mm

    Ship Weight

    144.00 Lbs.
    65.32 Kg.

    Ship Method & Notations

    This Kiln Ships Via Truck