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I have been working with Paragon kilns professionally in my studio and selling them in Australia for the last 4 years. I am a fulltime artist with 17 years of professional kiln experience, kiln building and maintenance. I work in the areas of kiln formed glass, lampworking and glass bead making, precious metal clay silver and gold, enameling, jewellery making and teaching. I can provide expert advice as to which kiln would best suit your needs as an artist as well as provide back-up support once you have your kiln. Kilns are one of my specialties as I have 7 in my studio that I use on a regular basis for my artwork, my passion. I hope I can help you.

These models are wired and plugged for standard 240 volt single phase Australian domestic supply. The complete Paragon range is available upon request.

IMPORTANT: Due to the constantly changing price of the Australian dollar compared to the US dollar, the prices of the kilms and accessories below are contantly changing. The prices you see below are therefore approximate prices and subject to change with currency fluctuation. Please therefore contact me for the most current kiln and accessory prices. If you want to place and pay for an order, I can send you an invoice for payment. Thank you, Cindy



Paragon kilns are covered by a 12 month warranty
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Description
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BLUEBIRD
   Glass Bead Annealing   


The new BlueBird is a dream kiln for the glass bead enthusiast. It safely anneals the glass to prevent breakage during cooling.
The kiln opens doorways of opportunity in beadmaking. The 2 ¾” tall, 10” wide double doors give a total of 20” width for inserting bead rods. This kiln is ideal for seminar teachers. It is like having two kilns instead of one.

Chamber: Width/508mm-Depth/127mm-Height/127mm
Outer size: 851 W x 293 D x 331 H mm
Shipping weight: 21.77 kg.
Max. temp: 648 C




 


Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$828.00


Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$356.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

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BLUEBIRD JUNIOR
Glass Bead Annealing
  • FEATURES
  • digital Sentry Xpress controller
  • 2 – 7 1/2” wide x 1” thick x 2” high doors
  • adjustable 3”-deep slotted stainless steel mandrel holders
  • stainless steel glass rod warmer
  • Door latches hold the doors closed; rare-earth magnets hold doors open
  • 6” deep firing chamber (measured with doors closed)
  • Ceramic fiber roof, walls, and floor
  • Embedded roof element
  • Mandrel holders with 12 slots
  • 1200°F maximum temperature
  • Mar-proof plastic feet
  • On-off safety switch

Specifications;
Max. Temperature; 648 C
Amps; 6
Phase; 1
Breaker size; 15
Width; 330 mm
Depth; 159 mm
Height; 70 mm
Shipping Weight; 17.24 kg


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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$775.00


Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$356.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



BLUEBIRD XL
China Painting    Enameling   Glass Fusing   Silver Clay   Decals   Glass Bead Annealing    Low-Fire Ceramics    Bronze Clay


The Paragon BlueBird XL is a dream kiln for the glass bead enthusiast. It safely anneals the glass to prevent breakage during cooling.

The kiln opens doorways of opportunity in beadmaking. The 4 ½” tall, 10” wide double doors give a total of 20” width for inserting bead rods. This kiln is ideal for seminar teachers. It is like having two kilns instead of one.

Chamber: Width/508mm-Depth/229mm-Height/115mm
Outer size: 826 W x 381 D x 318 H mm
Shipping weight: 36.29 kg
Max. temp: 926 C


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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$1,025.00


Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$356.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

sc1
SC1
  Glass Fusing    Silver Clay    Decals    Fast Firing

Paragon SC-1 Silver & Glass Kiln

The digital SC-1 kiln fires PMC, Art Clay Silver, decals, china paint, and glass up to 1093°C. The SC-1 is smaller than the SC-2 and therefore very convenient as a traveling kiln. Take the SC-1 to seminars and set it up in just minutes. This may be the kiln of choice for those silver clay artists who have limited work space or who make only a few PMC or Art Clay Silver pieces per session. Fire them without wasting the space of a larger kiln.
The SC-1 fires automatically at the rate and temperature you enter. A large, brightly lit display prompts for firing rate, temperature and hold time. Use the hold feature to automatically soak any type of PMC and Art Clay Silver to their recommended times.
The high-tech ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in a steel inner case. The outer steel case remains cool due to the layer of air between it and the inner case. In addition, the case is slotted for air circulation. Electrical components, located in the base, stay cool even during long hold times.
The fast-firing element is embedded in the firing chamber shell. Each SC-1 includes a 1/4” thick ceramic fiber shelf.
The SC-1 uses the same reliable Sentry Xpress 3-key controller and electrical components found on our larger SC-series kilns. The controller is packed with features. It includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold.
The SC-1 can ship by UPS. Enjoy lower shipping cost and faster service. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely.

Optional SC-1 furniture kit: 1 – 5 1/4” x 2 1/2” hard ceramic shelf; 4 – 1/2” posts

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$797.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$186.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC2
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay  


Paragon SC-2 Kiln

The heat of the kiln is magical and offers wonderful surprises. Stained glass, enamels, and ceramic glazes undergo a complete transformation in the kiln. Opening a kiln to view your treasures is a festive moment that you will never outgrow. Artists have said, “Woohooo! Opening a kiln is a celebration!”The digital SC-2 kiln fires silver clay, decals, china paint, enameling, and glass in minutes up to 2000°F. The SC-2 is popular with seminar teachers because it fires fast, plugs into a standard 120 volt household outlet, ships by UPS, and is easy to sell.The SC-2 has been in production since 1997. It is a proven design that we have steadily refined every year. Thousands of artists in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan love their SC-2.Chamber: Width/204mm-Depth/197mm-Height/147mm
Outer size; 337 W x 356 D x 394 H mm
Shipping weight: 16.33 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$769.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC2 WITH WINDOW
Decals    Glass Fusing    Low-Fire Ceramics    China Painting    Enameling    Lost Wax Casting    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay  


Paragon SC-2 with Window
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Glass View PortWatch the bright red kiln interior through the SC-2’s 2” x 2” glass view port. (Note: always wear firing safety glasses when viewing the kiln interior.) The glass view port is guaranteed up to 1700°F.The view port is especially useful for glass fusing. Watch the glass progress through every stage of firing to the precise stage you desire.The reliable Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. It includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold.Chamber: Width/204mm-Depth/197mm-Height/147mm
Outer size; 337 W x 356 D x 394 H mm
Shipping weight: 16.33 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C


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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$822.00

 

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC2 WITH BEAD DOOR
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Bead Annealing    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay


Paragon SC-2 Kiln with Bead Door.

The 6 1/2” wide bead door includes a brushed stainless steel mandrel holder. The high-tech ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in a steel inner case. The outer steel case remains cool due to the layer of air between it and the inner case. In addition, the case is slotted for air circulation. Electrical components, located in the base, stay cool even at extended hold times.The fast-firing element is embedded in the firing chamber shell. The SC-2 heats from the sides and back. Each SC-2 includes a 1/4” thick ceramic fiber shelf.Chamber: Width/204mm-Depth/197mm-Height/147mm
Outer size; 337 W x 356 D x 394 H mm
Shipping weight: 16.33 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$801.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC2 WITH BEAD DOOR AND WINDOW
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Bead Annealing    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay

Paragon SC-2 Kiln with Bead Door and Window

The 6 1/2” wide bead door includes a brushed stainless steel mandrel holder. The 1” x 3” window is beveled for a wide view of the kiln interior. Chamber: Width/204mm-Depth/197mm-Height/147mm
Outer size; 337 W x 356 D x 394 H mm
Shipping weight: 16.33 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$838.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC3
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting   
Low-Fire Ceramics
   Silver Clay  Bronze Clay


Paragon SC-3 Kiln.

The SC-3, for a digital kiln, is surprisingly affordable. It fires automatically at the rate and temperature you enter. A large, brightly lit display prompts for firing rate, temperature and hold time. Use the hold feature to automatically soak any type of clay silver to its recommended time.The ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in a steel inner case. The outer steel case remains cool due to the layer of air between it and the inner case. In addition, the case is slotted for air circulation. Electrical components, located in the base, stay cool even at extended hold times.The fast firing element is embedded in the firing chamber shell. The SC-3 heats from the two sides and back. It includes a top vent for lost wax casting.Each SC-3 includes a 1/4” thick ceramic fiber shelf.Chamber: Width/197mm-Depth/204mm-Height/197mm
Outer size; 338 W x 356 D x 432 H mm
Shipping weight: 17.69 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$870.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC3 WITH WINDOW
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay


Paragon SC-3 Kiln with Glass Window
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Glass View PortWatch the bright red kiln interior through the SC's 2” x 2” glass view port. (Note: always wear firing safety glasses when viewing the kiln interior.) The glass view port is guaranteed up to 1700°F.The view port is especially useful for glass fusing. Watch the glass progress through every stage of firing to the precise stage you desire.The fast firing element is embedded in the firing chamber shell. The SC-3 heats from the two sides and back. It includes a top vent for lost wax casting.Each SC-3 includes a 1/4” thick ceramic fiber shelf.

Chamber: Width/197mm-Depth/204mm-Height/197mm
Outer size; 338 W x 356 D x 432 H mm
Shipping weight: 17.69 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$923.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC3 WITH BEAD DOOR
China Painting    Decals    Enameling    Glass Bead Annealing    Glass Fusing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay


Paragon SC-3 Kiln with Bead Door
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The 6 1/2” wide bead door includes a brushed stainless steel mandrel holder. The high-tech ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in a steel inner case. The outer steel case remains cool due to the layer of air between it and the inner case. In addition, the case is slotted for air circulation. Electrical components, located in the base, stay cool even at extended hold times.Chamber: Width/197mm-Depth/204mm-Height/197mm
Outer size; 338 W x 356 D x 432 H mm
Shipping weight: 17.69 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C

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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$902.00

 

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)



SC3 WITH BEAD DOOR AND WINDOW

Enameling    Glass Fusing    Low-Fire Ceramics    Decals    Glass Bead Annealing    Lost Wax Casting    Silver Clay  Bronze Clay


Paragon SC-3 Kiln with Glass Window and Bead Door

The ceramic fiber firing chamber is wrapped in a steel inner case. The outer steel case remains cool due to the layer of air between it and the inner case. In addition, the case is slotted for air circulation. Electrical components, located in the base, stay cool even at extended hold times.The 6 1/2” wide bead door includes a brushed stainless steel mandrel holder. The 1” x 3” window is beveled for a wide view of the kiln interior. Watch your project turn bright red through the window, which is guaranteed up to 1700°F. (Note: Always wear firing safety glasses when viewing the kiln interior.)

Chamber: Width/197mm-Depth/204mm-Height/197mm
Outer size; 338 W x 356 D x 432 H mm
Shipping weight: 17.69 kg
Max. temperature: 1093 C


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Recommended
Retail Price $AUS
$939.00


Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$250.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

All SC kilns come with one fibre board shelf; 5mm thick
SC Shelf Kit See Accessories at bottom of page



FIREFLY DIGITAL

Crystalline Glazes Dolls Fast Firings Glass Fusing Low-Fire Ceramics Silver Clay
China Painting Decals Enameling Glass Casting Glaze Testing Porcelain and
Stoneware  Bronze Clay

The portable and convenient Paragon FireFly Digital will give you unbridled freedom. It plugs in almost anywhere on a household outlet. Take this kiln to seminars or on vacation.

The Paragon FireFly Digital is an excellent choice for beginners. It fires rapidly with a digital Sentry Xpress controller at the precise rate and temperature you choose. The controller stores up to 4 custom programs in memory. The display shows the kiln temperature throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C. Customize your programs with up to 8 segments per firing.

You will never outgrow a small kiln. If you later buy a larger kiln, continue to use the small one for testing or small projects. The heat of the kiln is magical and offers wonderful surprises. Glass, enamels, silver clays and ceramic glazes undergo a complete transformation in the kiln. Opening a kiln to view your treasures is a festive moment that you will never outgrow. In the 8" square x 4 1/2" high interior. Fire small glass casting molds and even drop molds. But you are not limited to glass. Fire porcelain or stoneware pendants and beads. Test glazes. The kiln has plenty of power to reach 1290 degrees C.

The Paragon FireFly Digital is made of durable 2 1/2" thick insulating firebrick, which stores heat for slow cooling and safe annealing of smaller glass projects. The solid 2 1/2" thick firebrick top and bottom help seal in the heat. Rugged construction makes this kiln a little workhorse.

The hinged lid is self-adjusting to compensate for expansion at high temperatures. The hinge includes a stop that holds the lid open and out of the way. Lift the lid with a handle on the front or a separate handle on the side.

A built-in 3" tall steel base with mar-proof rubber feet covers the entire firebrick bottom. Place the kiln directly onto a heat-resistant work surface. No extra stand is needed.

The FireFly Digital is the same size kiln as the standard FireFly.
Electrical: 240 volts, 14 amps, 1,680 watts
Interior: 200mm square x 112mm high
Exterior; 375mm wide x 531mm long x 300mm high [ the 75mm tall built-in stand is included in the exterior height]
Maximum temperature: [ 1290 Celsius]
Shipping Weight: 45 lbs. [21 kilos]

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $791.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$270.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)
*Firefly or Caldera Shelf Kit See Accessories at bottom of page




Caldera Digital

Crystalline Glazes Dolls Fast Firings Glass Fusing Low-Fire Ceramics Silver Clay
China Painting Decals Enameling Glass Casting Glaze Testing Porcelain and
Stoneware  Bronze Clay

Paragon’s digital Caldera kiln. It makes glass compatibility and glaze colour tests fast and easy. It fires rapidly to 2350°F/1287°C. With a separate top and bottom, it is stackable and completely portable. The kiln is easy to carry to seminars. Take it with you on vacation. For a digital kiln that can do this much, the Caldera is surprisingly affordable.To strengthen the firing chamber, the firebrick corners are fitted together with L-shaped notches. This type of joint lasts longer than the butted joint and the "picture frame" mitred joint found on competitive brands. Rugged construction makes this kiln a little workhorse.Features of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller for Ceramic Kilns Fire to a pyrometric cone by merely entering cone number and slow, medium or fast speed. Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire. Set a temperature
alarm to remind yourself to close a vented lid. Design Ramp-Hold programs with up to 8 segments (steps). Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold during firing. Hold (soak) the
temperature in both Cone-Fire and Ramp-Hold. Control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold. Add hold time in Ramp-Hold during firing. Change the target temperature in
Ramp-Hold during firing. Temperature Display throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout. Set the Delay
to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule. Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple, stuck relay or broken element. 12 Month Warranty LED Lights show whether you are in program, review, or firing mode. Colourful, illustrated instruction manual. Download it from the “Additional Information” section below to review these features in more detail. Add 4 ½” of height to the Caldera with a collar. The Caldera-BC collar has a 7½” x 2” door on the side for annealing glass beads. The Caldera-X is the same type of collar, but without the bead door.
· 2 ½” insulating refractory firebricks
· Dropped, recessed brick grooves protect the element for long life.
· Louvered switch box, heavy duty wiring for years of reliable service.
· The Caldera, even with a collar, still fires to 2000°F/1093°C
· 4 - 2” x 2” x 2” firebrick blocks included with each kiln, to be placed under the kiln during firing. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely. The Furniture Kit is extra. The furniture kit consists of carefully selected fireclay shelves and posts for this particular model. When estimating the price of the kiln, include the cost of furniture. The furniture allows you to stack multiple layers of ware. Without it, you could fire only the
ware that would fit on the kiln bottom.
Caldera & Caldera-S Furniture Kit
1 C-7 Shelf
4 - 2” long 1” wide Square Posts
1 lb. Bag Glass Separator
Furniture Kit Shipping Weight: 8 lbs.
Specifications
Maximum temperature; 2350F or 1287C
Opening; 8” x 8” or 204mm x 204mm
Height; 6 ¾” or 172mm

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ 865.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$290.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)


Caldera BC- Bead Collar

Adds Bead Door to Caldera

Caldera-BC Bead Annealing Collar
The Caldera-BC collar is a kiln section that stacks onto the Caldera or Caldera-S kiln. The Caldera-BC collar has a 7½” x 2” door on the side for annealing glass beads. The Caldera-BC collar adds 4 ½” of height to the kiln. The collar has no heating elements. The Caldera and Caldera-S, even with a collar, still fire to 2000°F/1093°C. The Collar is made of 2 ½” insulating refractory firebricks. To strengthen the firing chamber, the firebrick corners are fitted together with L-shaped notches. This type of joint lasts longer than the butted joint and the "picture frame" mitred joint found on competitive brands. Rugged construction makes this kiln a little workhorse. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely.

Specifications
Opening; 8” x 8” or 204mm x 204mm
depth; 4.5” or 115mm

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $149.00

Shipping Quote on Request

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

Caldera X- Blank Collar

Add extra height to Caldera
Caldera-X Blank Collar
The Caldera-X collar is a kiln section that stacks onto the Caldera or Caldera-S kiln. The collar adds 4½” of height to the kiln. The Caldera-X has no heating elements. It is
designed to give extra space for low-fire projects. The Caldera and Caldera-S, even with a collar, still fire to 2000°F/1093°C. The Collar is made of 2 ½” insulating refractory firebricks.

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $122.00

Shipping Quote on Request

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)


Optional Glass Window for Firefly or Caldera

No extra shipping
when ordered
with kiln
Optional 2” x 2” Glass Window

Retail Price:
AUS $ 42.50

No shipping when ordered with Kiln

Caldera or Firefly Shelf Kit See Accessories at bottom of page

Xpress-E-12A


Bronze Clay
   China Painting    Crystalline Glazes    Decals    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Glaze Testing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Silver Clay   

Features

Paragon Xpress-E-12A

The digital Xpress-E-12A fires to 2250°F (1232°C). Create breathtaking jewelry or small keepsakes in silver clay, enameling, china painting, glass, lost wax casting, bronze clay, or ceramics. Since the kiln opens from the front, it is ideal for copper enameling.

Imagine the glass you could sag, slump, and fuse with this kiln. Make small bowls, pendants, earrings, cufflinks, and even bracelets. Enjoy the glittering beauty of dichroics. This kiln will give you years of creative enjoyment.

The Xpress-E-12A comes with the Sentry Xpress digital controller mounted in the kiln base (instead of a side switch box) to save table space. The kiln includes a door safety switch that turns off the element when the door is opened. The controller automatically resumes firing when you close the door.

The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. It includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold.

Features of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller on the Xpress-E-12A

  • Design programs with up to 8 segments (steps) in Ramp-Hold mode.
  • Fire to a single temperature at a single speed in the simplified Single Speed mode.
  • Ramp-Hold mode can store 4 programs.
  • Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold during firing without stopping the kiln to reprogram.
  • Change the target temperature in Ramp-Hold during firing without stopping the kiln to reprogram.
  • Hold (soak) the temperature in both Single Speed and Ramp-Hold. Experiment with Hold to improve color saturation of china paints.
  • Add Hold Time during firing without stopping the kiln to reprogram.
  • Control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold.
  • Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire.
  • Program the Temperature Alarm to sound when the kiln reaches a specific temperature. Use this to remind yourself to check on the kiln.
  • Temperature displays throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C.
  • Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout.
  • Set the Delay to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule.
  • Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple, stuck relay or broken element.
  • 12 Month Warranty
  • LED Lights show whether you are in program, review, or firing mode.
  • Colorful, illustrated instruction manual. Download it from the “Additional Information” section below to review these features in more detail.

The Xpress-E-12A heating element, exposed in dropped, recessed insulating firebrick grooves, is easy to replace if ever necessary. The 2 1/2” thick firebricks store plenty of heat for slow cooling through the glass annealing range. For small glass pieces such as jewelry, you can anneal without having to turn the element back on during cooling. (If extra heat is necessary to anneal large pieces, that is easy. Just program a slow cooling segment in Ramp-Hold mode.) The firebricks store heat for quick temperature recovery after removing a copper enameling piece.

The thermocouple is protected with a high-nickel stainless steel sheath for long life. A switch on the front panel turns off power to the controller when the kiln is not in use.

Unlatch and open the door with one hand; the latch operates so smoothly that delicate copper enameling or silver clay pieces remain undisturbed while opening or closing the door. The door opens smoothly on a heavy-duty 1/2” hinge shaft. No extra stand is needed; the built-in base stays cool even during extended hold times.

The interior is large enough to fire a 10” bronze clay container. A vent hole in the top, complete with tapered vent plug, is designed for lost wax casting. You can also vent combustible cork clay and other fillers used with silver clay.

The Xpress-E-12A can ship by UPS. Enjoy lower shipping cost and faster service. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely.

Paragon kilns are built to be dependable. They are loaded with attention to details, such as the costly nickel-plated copper wire with high temperature glass-braided insulation. Wires are fastened to the elements with heat-dissipating connectors refined and proven over many years in Paragon kilns.

The Xpress-E-12A has a durable high temperature, water-base finish. We chose water-base paint because of the low emissions during spraying. This creates a safer working environment for our employees and cuts down on air pollution.

Paragon kilns are made in America by skilled workers.

“Paragon kilns just go on working forever,” said Jeff Zamek, author of “What Every Potter Should Know.” He added, “Paragon kilns have one of the lowest incidences of repair of any kiln manufactured in the U.S.”

Chamber Width; 216 mm
Chamber Depth; 305 mm
Chamber Height; 152 mm
Outer Size; 14.00W x 21.00D x 18.00H Inches
356W x 533D x 457H mm

The digital Xpress-E-12A fires to 2000°F (1093°C)

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $998.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$315.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)


Xpress-E-12T


Bronze Clay
   China Painting    Crystalline Glazes    Decals    Dolls    Enameling    Glass Fusing    Glaze Testing    Lost Wax Casting    Low-Fire Ceramics    Porcelain and Stoneware    Silver Clay   

Features

This kiln is the same as the Xpress-E-12A except that the dimensions differ. The 12T is taller. The dimensions are as follows:

Chamber Width; 216 mm
Chamber Depth; 305 mm
Chamber Height; 229 mm
Outer Size; 14.00W x 21.00D x 20.00H Inches
356W x 533D x 508H mm

The digital Xpress-E-12T fires to 2000°F (1093°C)


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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $1073.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$315.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

Shelf kit for Multi-Media kiln XpressE-12A & 12T
No extra shipping if ordered with kiln

Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $48.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)
Window for XpressE-12A & 12T kilns No extra shipping if ordered with kiln

Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $64.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)
Bead Door for XpressE-12A & 12T kilns No extra shipping if ordered with kiln

Recommended Retail Price: AUS $ $53.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)


Home Artist 240 with Lid Switch for Australia
(Lid switch is mandatory for use in Australia to meet safety requirements.)
China Painting    Decals    Glass Fusing    Glaze Testing    Low-Fire Ceramics

 

Paragon Home Artist

The portable Home Artist kiln sets up in minutes. It plugs into a standard household outlet and features a collapsible luggage carrier for easy moving. Take it with you on vacation or to seminars.

The kiln fires rapidly up to 1093°C. It uses space-age ceramic fiber insulation, noted for energy efficiency. It is large enough to fire 10” china plates. The digital controller fires to pyrometric cones with 3 key simplicity. For raku firing, purchase the optional lid safety switch.

The Home Artist is ideal for traveling teachers, because it cools rapidly. It is also popular with raku artists. They have said, “A cute plug-in raku kiln,” “It’s amazing!” and “Pocket raku!” It is easy to hold a raku party with a portable Home Artist kiln. The ceramic fiber is hardly affected by the thermal shock of opening the kiln at raku temperatures.

The stainless steel jacket is vented to lower the surface temperature. A latch holds the lid securely closed. A safety toggle switch on the side of the electrical box shuts off power to the heating element. A built-in fuse protects the controller. The firing chamber is made of space-age ceramic fiber. This insulation is noted for energy efficiency.

The heat of the kiln is magical and offers wonderful surprises. Ceramic glazes undergo a complete transformation in the kiln. Opening a kiln to view your treasures is a festive moment that you will never outgrow.

Own a unique kiln. The Home Artist is protected by patent no. D484, 897.

Features

  • Sentry Xpress 3 key controller
  • Energy-efficient ceramic fiber firing chamber heats rapidly.
  • Stainless steel jacket is vented for lower surface temperature
  • Safety on/off switch
  • Fall-Away lid vent
  • Light enough to take anywhere.
  • Telescoping luggage carrier with wheels for easy moving; collapses for convenient storage.

The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. On ceramic kilns, the controller includes Cone-Fire and 8 segment Ramp-Hold modes. (Note: Ramp-Hold and Cone-Fire on the Sentry Xpress do not include some of the advanced features of the Sentry 2.0.)

The Sentry Xpress 3-key controller is packed with features. On ceramic kilns, the controller includes Cone-Fire and 8-segment Ramp-Hold modes. (Note: Ramp-Hold and Cone-Fire on the Sentry Xpress do not include some of the advanced features of the 12-key Sentry 2.0.)

Features of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller for Ceramic Kilns

· Fire to a pyrometric cone by merely entering cone number and slow, medium or fast speed.

· Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire.

· Set a temperature alarm to remind you to close a vented lid.

· Design Ramp-Hold programs with up to 8 segments (steps).

· Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold during firing.

· Hold (soak) the temperature in both Cone-Fire and Ramp-Hold.

· Control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold.

· Add hold time in Ramp-Hold during firing.

· Change the target temperature in Ramp-Hold during firing.

· Temperature Display throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C

· Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout.

· Set the Delay to turn on the kiln later to suit your schedule.

· Error Messages report mechanical problems such as a disconnected thermocouple, stuck relay or broken element.

· 12 Month Warranty

Max. temperature; 1093 C
Chamber volume; 22.09 litres
Chamber diameter; 305mm
Chamber depth; 305mm
Shipping weight; 21.77
Outer size; 406 W x 584 D x 475 H mm

The Home Artist can ship by FedEx economy. Enjoy lower shipping cost and faster service. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely.

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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $1173.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$50.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

Home Artist Shelf/ Kit

2 x C-10R 10” Round Shelves
1” wide Square Posts, 3 each of - 1”, 3”, 6” lengths
3 Triangular Bell Stilts, 1 each of - 3x3, 6x3, 10x3
6 - 06 Self-Supporting Orton Cones
1 lb. Bag Kiln Wash; 1 Haik Brush
Extra shipping if ordered with kiln

Retail Price:
AUS $ 80.00

Shipping AUS $ 50.00 extra when shipped with kiln

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)


Fusion 14 w/lid switch
for Australian safety standards

Glass FusingMetal clays &Glass Bead annealing with optional doors

 

Features

Paragon Fusion-14 Glass Fusing Kiln

Paragon’s square Fusion-14 digital glass kiln operates on a standard household outlet and fires up to nine 4” x 4” glass tiles.

Fire small glass bowls, plates and jewellery. Try out the newest glass techniques. Enjoy glittering dichroic glass. Make glass mosaics.

The Fusion-14 heats from the top for even heat distribution across the glass surface. The lid elements are mounted in pinless element grooves. The groove does not need pins, because the element coils are wider than the groove opening. This helps eliminate dust in the firing chamber.

Optional Ceramic Fiber Top

The standard Fusion-14 comes with an insulating firebrick top. You can also upgrade your kiln with the optional deluxe ceramic fiber top, which has the same type of pinless groove as the standard top. The fiber top helps keep the kiln interior even cleaner.

Optional Glass Window and Bead Door

Enhance your glass fusing experience with the optional high temperature 1” x 3” glass window. It simplifies fusing by enabling you to watch every stage, from softening, to tack fuse, to full fuse. Watch the glass to fine-tune a digital program. (Always wear firing safety glasses, available from Paragon, while watching the glass through the window.)

You can even anneal glass beads with your Fusion-14. Order the optional bead door, which mounts to the front of the kiln. Use your kiln to safely cool large, ornate beads through the annealing range.

Reliability at the Heart of the Kiln

The Fusion-14 has a two-year warranty. The temperature sensor, called a thermocouple, is sheathed with high-nickel stainless steel for long life. A heavy steel base supports the reversible brick bottom completely. These features are extra assurance that your Paragon kiln is built to last. No extra stand is needed.

The reliable Fusion-14 has dual mechanical relays for long life. The digital controller sends a signal to the relays to turn on the heating elements. The two relays in the Fusion-14 last longer than the single relay of competitive kilns because of the reduced amperage going through each relay.

In addition, you can order the mercury relay upgrade with your new kiln. The mercury relays are ordinarily found only on industrial kilns and outlast mechanical relays. The life of the quiet, reliable mercury relay has been measured in millions of on/off cycles.

The Ease of Digital Firing

You will be amazed at the convenience of digital firing. The reliable solid-state Sentry Xpress controller continually monitors the firing so you do not need to closely watch the kiln. (Please remember, however, to check the kiln occasionally during firing and to monitor it near the expected shutoff time.) You can try out a demonstration of the controller on your computer by clicking here.

Paragon’s innovative controller will help you achieve consistent results from one firing to the next. The controller has powerful features that you will enjoy using. Yet the controller is also user-friendly.

The reliable Sentry Xpress 3-key controller includes two modes: Single Speed and 8-segment Ramp-Hold. Control both heating and cooling with simple 3-key operation.

Fe atures of the Sentry Xpress 3-key Controller on Paragon Fusion Kilns

  • Program up to 8 segments (steps) in Ramp-Hold mode.
  • Fire to a single temperature at a single speed in Single Speed mode.
  • Store up to 4 programs in Ramp-Hold mode.
  • Skip a segment in Ramp-Hold without having to stop the kiln to reprogram. (For instance, you want to skip to the annealing segment.)
  • Change the target temperature in Ramp-Hold during firing without stopping the kiln to reprogram.
  • Hold (soak) the temperature in both Single Speed and Ramp-Hold.
  • Add Hold Time during firing without having to stop the firing to reprogram.
  • Easily control both heating and cooling in Ramp-Hold.
  • Program Review lets you check the program you are about to fire.
  • Program the Temperature Alarm to sound when the kiln reaches a specific temperature. Program an alarm that will remind you to check on the kiln.
  • Temperature display throughout firing and cooling in your choice of °F or °C
  • Thermocouple Offset adjusts the thermocouple readout.
  • Set the Delay to turn on the kiln at a time that best suits your busy schedule.
  • Error Messages report mechanical problems.
  • The sealed touch pad keeps out dust and is easy to wipe clean.
  • LED Lights show whether you are in program, review, or firing mode.
  • Colorful, illustrated instruction manual. Download it from the “Additional Information” section below to review all the controller features in more detail.

Paragon kilns are made in America to exacting standards. Australian models are adjusted for Australian safety standards with an added lid switch which turns off the power to the kiln when the lid is lifted.

The Fusion-14 can ship to Australia by FedEx to give you a lower shipping cost and faster service. Specially designed cartons and foam padding assure that the kiln will arrive safely.

The Fusion-14 Furniture Kit

Glass must be fired on a ceramic shelf; never directly on the kiln firing chamber bottom.

1 - C-13 - 13” x 1/2” Square Shelf

4 - 1” wide Square Posts, ½” long

1 lb. Bag Glass Separator
Max. Temperature; 926 C

1700F

Chamber volume; 20.67 litres

Chamber width; 356mm

Chamber depth; 165mm

Chamber length; 356mm

Outer size; 660 W x 559 D x 356 H mm

Shipping size; 838 W x 686 D x 559 H mm

Shipping weight; 47.39 kg.

Doorway clearance needed; 660.40 mm


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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $1057.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$425.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

 
Fusion 14 Shelf Kit
  Price AUS$59.50
Shipping $20.00 extra when shipped with kiln

Fusion 16 w/lid switch
for Australian safety standards

Glass Fusing, Metal clays & Glass Bead annealing with optional doors

Features

Paragon Fusion-16 Glass Fusing Kiln

Paragon’s square Fusion-16 digital glass kiln operates on a 120 volt outlet. Its square firing chamber makes it ideal for fusing glass tiles. Please read the information on the Fusion 14 kiln for a description of the features of this kiln. The dimensions and other information for the Fusion 16 follow.

Fusion 16 has a two year warranty. The legs of the kiln are supplied with the kiln but are a separate feature and do not have to be used.

The Paragon Fusion-16 is proudly made in Mesquite, Texas by skilled technicians. Australian models are adjusted for Australian safety standards with an added lid switch which turns off the power to the kiln when the lid is lifted.

The Fusion-16 Furniture Kit

Glass must be fired on a ceramic shelf; never directly on the kiln firing chamber bottom.

1 - C-15 SQ - 15” x 5/8” Square Shelf

4 - 1” wide Square Posts, ½” long

1 lb. Bag Glass Separator
Specifications

Max. Temperature; 926 C

1700F

Chamber volume; 27.18 litres

Chamber width; 406mm

Chamber depth; 165mm

Chamber length; 406mm

Outer size; 749 W x 610 D x 762 H mm

Shipping size; 914 W x 838 D x 533 H mm

Shipping weight; 74.84 kg.

Doorway clearance needed; 749.30 mm


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Recommended Retail Price: AUS $1158.00

Shipping from US to Client (Aus.)
$478.00

(Prices may vary with changing $US value)

Fusion 16 Shelf Kit
  Price AUS $103.00
Shipping $20.00 extra when shipped with kiln
Window in Fusion 14 or 16
  Price AUS $64.00
no shipping cost
Bead Doors in Fusion 14 or 16
  Price AUS $53.00
no shipping cost
     
Accessories
    IMPORTANT - There is no shipping charge for the following products, but they can only be purchased and shipped with a     kiln  order.
    Product
Cost ($AUS)
     
    Safety Glasses
$21.00
Only shipped
when ordered
with kiln
*Firefly or Caldera Shelf Kit
$32.00
Only shipped
when ordered
with kiln
    **SC Shelf Kit
$16.50
Only shipped
when ordered
with kiln
    *Firefly or Caldera Shelf Kit includes: 1- 7” Cordierite Shelf, 4-1” Posts, 1-1lb Bag Glass Separator
   **All SC Kits include: includes props & 7x7" ceramic shelf

To inquire about these and all other Paragon kilns and products please email me