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  1. Yes it is an electric kiln. Saying the flue, I meant the upper wall of the kiln. Especially around the up ventilation hole, there wass a mass of soot hanging. I hope to solve this problem with the burning. Thank you.
  2. Worth to try. She mentioned about some chemical solution to put in the kiln. She was even planning to sand the bricks inside. Of course I didn’t let her ruin the kiln. I will consider increased air flow. Thanks for these great answers. Will write back the results.
  3. I will advise a hotter firing to her. I hope That will burn the soot out. She has many students so she is suspicious about one of them left it there. Thanks for your reply.
  4. Hello everyone.I am new to this forum and it is nice to see such a lovely place to share things. I want to be a part of it. I am working as a technical support engineer in Istanbul. The products we cover are kilns, wheels and other equipments. As my main interest is electrical problems, one of our customers has asked for help about this soot issue. She accidentally fired her kiln when she had forgot a cup which is filled with a little olive oil at the bottom of it. When she came back, the kiln was full of soot. The walls, the flue and everywhere was black. She asks what she can do to remov
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