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salt kiln help

updated fri 24 oct 97


Gil Stengel on sat 11 oct 97


Try casting the firebox area of your kiln from "Bricast 3200", a catable
refractory available from AP Green. The stuff is expensive but even a 2
inch coating on your firebox will be highly resistant to sodium slag. It
comes in 100 pound bags, I believe about $35.00 a bag. I've used it in
several kilns now and have had very good results. After 100+ firings in
the salt kiln at Ohio State, there was no slag at all in the firebox of
that kiln. The box was lined with Bricast.

good luck,

Gil Stengel