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#21 John Hertzfeld

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Posted 02 June 2014 - 05:52 PM

Update: everything is hooked up, thermocouples installed...

Running a test fire now, at 125*F and climbing

#22 John Hertzfeld

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Posted 02 June 2014 - 08:39 PM

Ok, now we're at about 700. The top and bottom elements are glowing, but the middle four are not. The controller indicates all three zones are firing.

Now to 950, center elements are starting to glow.

#23 John Hertzfeld

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 08:46 AM

Everything went well, test fire finished in just over 10 hours as the control manual described. No error codes.

Thank you for your help in upgrading this kiln. I know it's a fairly straight forward process, but it was my first time. I feel confident in my ability now to perform any maintainence on it.

Again, thank you for your help,

John Hertzfeld

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 09:56 AM

Congrats! Gotta love it when things work!

 

Remember that although the controller is showing that the zones are firing, it really only means that it is sending a signal to the relays. It has no idea whether the relay has actually switched or the elements are actually working.


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