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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Crucible Furnace targets glass blowers.

Suitable for users who make custom glass colors, blown vessels, and neon tubing, Trifecta Furnace is constructed with 3 in. high-temperature K-25 firebrick walls that are wrapped with ceramic fiber blanket, which is protected behind stainless steel case. Wall-mounted digital temperature controller is connected to furnace with 6 ft cables. Designed to hold 3 crucibles, Trifecta includes S-type...

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Knife Making Furnaces offers varying degrees of digital control.

Xpress-KM series comes equipped with Sentry Xpress 3-key digital controller, while KM-series comes with Sentry 12-key controller. Sentry Xpress can store 4 programs in memory, each with up to 8 segments. Standard temperature rating on both versions is 2,350°F, allowing knife makers to heat treat variety of steels. Door on furnaces open downward, counter-balance handle keeps door closed, and...

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New Paragon Kiln Colors

MESQUITE, TX - Paragon Industries is now offering some of their smaller kilns in option turquoise or hot pink high-temperature paint. The standard color is blue. The SC-series, E-series, Q-series, and BlueBird kilns can be ordered in turquoise or hot pink. There is an extra charge for this option," said John S. Hohenshelt, company president. For a number of years Paragon's standard kiln color was...

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Portable Kiln addresses PMC and Art Clay Silver applications.

Operating from standard household outlet, SC-1 jewelry kiln fires PMC, Art Clay Silver, decals, china paint, and glass. Ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in steel inner case, and layer of air separates inner case from slotted outer steel case. Weighing 15 lb, kiln has 6 x 3Â-¾ x 3 in. interior and digital temperature controller that offers Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold modes....

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Pottery Kilns are capable of firing to cone 10 on 120 V.

Designed to fire porcelain, stoneware, china, ceramics, and decals, Caldera XL and Caldera XL-KS pottery kilns are 7Â-½ in. square x 9 in. deep inside and made with 3 in. thick insulating firebricks. Caldera XL comes with digital temperature controller, while switch-operated Caldera XL-KS features Autocone Kiln Sitter. Kilns were designed for testing glazes and glaze application ideas before...

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Paragon Introduces New Glass Kilns

February 3, 2009 MESQUITE, TX - Paragon Industries has just released its Professional Series glass kilns. They are painted black to distinguish them from the company's blue ceramic, jewelry, and pottery kilns and smaller glass kilns. The new kilns incorporate a number of subtle changes and two major ones. The larger Professional Series have mercury displacement relays, which turn on the heating...

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HVAC

Microwave Kiln is designed for glass fusing.

Operating inside standard microwave oven, Paragon MagicFuse ceramic fiber kiln has 4Â-½ in. dia round firing chamber and reaches glass fusing temperatures in 5-8 min. After kiln is removed from microwave, glass takes about one hour to cool to room temperature. Unit comes with 6½ in. ceramic posts, glass separator, and 15-page instruction manual.

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Jewelry Firing Kiln weighs 45 lb, allowing portable operation.

Available with 8 x 8 x 4Â-½ in. interior rated to 2,350°F, 120 V FireFly Digital Kiln can fire jewelry made from glass, silver clay, porcelain, and stoneware. It has digital controller to duplicate firing profile of larger kilns, and is offered with optional 2 x 2 in. high-temperature glass window in top for monitoring glass fusing. Kiln is made of 2½ in. thick insulating...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Crucible Furnace targets glass blowers.

Suitable for users who make custom glass colors, blown vessels, and neon tubing, Trifecta Furnace is constructed with 3 in. high-temperature K-25 firebrick walls that are wrapped with ceramic fiber blanket, which is protected behind stainless steel case. Wall-mounted digital temperature controller is connected to furnace with 6 ft cables. Designed to hold 3 crucibles, Trifecta includes S-type...

Read More »
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Knife Making Furnaces offers varying degrees of digital control.

Xpress-KM series comes equipped with Sentry Xpress 3-key digital controller, while KM-series comes with Sentry 12-key controller. Sentry Xpress can store 4 programs in memory, each with up to 8 segments. Standard temperature rating on both versions is 2,350°F, allowing knife makers to heat treat variety of steels. Door on furnaces open downward, counter-balance handle keeps door closed, and...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

New Paragon Kiln Colors

MESQUITE, TX - Paragon Industries is now offering some of their smaller kilns in option turquoise or hot pink high-temperature paint. The standard color is blue. The SC-series, E-series, Q-series, and BlueBird kilns can be ordered in turquoise or hot pink. There is an extra charge for this option," said John S. Hohenshelt, company president. For a number of years Paragon's standard kiln color was...

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Company News

Paragon Announces Kiln Video Contest Winners

MESQUITE, TX - Paragon Industries held a contest for the most creative or entertaining videos about Paragon kilns. The contest ended August 31, 2010. The contest winners: First place ceramic video: Linda Lee won a Paragon Caldera XL glaze testing kiln. First place warm glass video: Dolores Barrett won a Paragon Fusion-16 glass fusing kiln. First place jewelry video: Lisa Mall won a Paragon SC-2...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Portable Kiln addresses PMC and Art Clay Silver applications.

Operating from standard household outlet, SC-1 jewelry kiln fires PMC, Art Clay Silver, decals, china paint, and glass. Ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in steel inner case, and layer of air separates inner case from slotted outer steel case. Weighing 15 lb, kiln has 6 x 3Â-¾ x 3 in. interior and digital temperature controller that offers Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold modes....

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Pottery Kilns are capable of firing to cone 10 on 120 V.

Designed to fire porcelain, stoneware, china, ceramics, and decals, Caldera XL and Caldera XL-KS pottery kilns are 7Â-½ in. square x 9 in. deep inside and made with 3 in. thick insulating firebricks. Caldera XL comes with digital temperature controller, while switch-operated Caldera XL-KS features Autocone Kiln Sitter. Kilns were designed for testing glazes and glaze application ideas before...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Paragon Introduces New Glass Kilns

February 3, 2009 MESQUITE, TX - Paragon Industries has just released its Professional Series glass kilns. They are painted black to distinguish them from the company's blue ceramic, jewelry, and pottery kilns and smaller glass kilns. The new kilns incorporate a number of subtle changes and two major ones. The larger Professional Series have mercury displacement relays, which turn on the heating...

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HVAC

Microwave Kiln is designed for glass fusing.

Operating inside standard microwave oven, Paragon MagicFuse ceramic fiber kiln has 4Â-½ in. dia round firing chamber and reaches glass fusing temperatures in 5-8 min. After kiln is removed from microwave, glass takes about one hour to cool to room temperature. Unit comes with 6½ in. ceramic posts, glass separator, and 15-page instruction manual.

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Jewelry Firing Kiln weighs 45 lb, allowing portable operation.

Available with 8 x 8 x 4Â-½ in. interior rated to 2,350°F, 120 V FireFly Digital Kiln can fire jewelry made from glass, silver clay, porcelain, and stoneware. It has digital controller to duplicate firing profile of larger kilns, and is offered with optional 2 x 2 in. high-temperature glass window in top for monitoring glass fusing. Kiln is made of 2½ in. thick insulating...

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