True's beaked whale.jpg

Western spotted skunk

Hooded skunk

Yellow-throated Marten

Wolverine

True's beaked whale.jpg

Western spotted skunk

Hooded skunk

Yellow-throated Marten

Wolverine

Kiln building

For recycling / remelting glass
Temperatures 2200 F – 2350 F (1204 C – 1288 C).
Need a S type thermocouple (up to 1450 C). ebay, $25

Refractories
Ceramic Fiber Board, good to 2600 F
CeraMark Ceramic Board, 2300 F 2″, 16 sq ft / $400; 2600℉ 2″ 16 sq ft $584
Simon Store Ceramic Fiber Board, 2300 F 5.4 sq ft / $140; 2300F, Ultra Strength board; 2600 F 5.4 sq ft / $126


Sources for Kanthal A1 wire
https://kilnparts.com, 15 gauge, $0.56/ft
ebay, 15 gauge, 66 ft / $52.; 16 gauge, 50 ft / $22

Kanthal A1 Wire Specs

Wire Gauge (B&S)Ohms/FootOhms/InchDiameter – Inches lbs/1000 Feet
13.1673.01394.072 (1.83 mm)12.6
14.21230.0177.064 (1.63 mm10
15.26390.0292.057 (1.45 mm)7.93
16.33120.0276.0508 (1.3 mm)6.28
20.8661.07215.032 (0.81 mm)2.49