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Help Needed With Programming From Scratch

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Dear all,

 

This is a rather odd post in that i am brand new to pottery and manage an art studio in a resort in the Maldives. 

 

I have received a kiln from China which is a front loading, electric machine with no pre programmed programmes....

 

I have amaco low fire clay (red and white) and am wondering what to input in my kiln for bisque firing. The clay is to be fired to cone 04 1077 degrees C, but im not sure on the ramp/timings? I'm really stuck with this now....there doesn't seem to be any clear info available to me online and the supplier sent me instructions on HOW to programme but not what to input (understandable). 

 

If anyone can give me a nice step by step explanation on what to input, temps, for how long (whole profile) I would be so grateful! Does anyone use the Amaco low fire clay?

 

Many humble thanks in advance!

Melissa 

 

 

 

 

 

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No reason to put a hold at 100C unless things are thick or still wet. For thick things 2-3 hours would be plenty. For wet pieces, it depends on how wet they still are. Leather hard pieces that aren't unusually thick will dry out in 8 hours or less.

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Bartlett schedules for what their controller fires with their preset programs:

(Under the "Segment" column I would start with  #1 and add a preheat / candle if wares are not bone dry. If not candling, start the numbering with 1 anyways not like in the chart. Figures in F not C). 

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