I bought a small kiln, turns out the elements are in really good shape. I gutted the little kiln and just hard wired the elements into the plug.
It is a 13amp 240v plug in kiln. Tested it out by firing it yesterday but all I have is off or on for programable settings. Went full power for 5 hours and think it got to about cone 8/9.
What I need is a affordable way to monitor the temps in the kiln. I did see some thermocouples with a digital readout for £30 which looked good but it is always nice to post here and have a chat. Ideally I would have a programer and relay to switch the elements on and off. It only has two elements wired in series.
I am mostly worried about firing the little kiln too hot and breaking it so want to make sure I am not going over 1200-1300.
Here is what I have at the back and some pots in the kiln.
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