How do I install the thermocouple on the kiln for a separate pyrometer?
To install the thermocouple (temperature sensor) of a pyrometer, you can either use a drilled peephole plug or drill a hole in the kiln wall.
We carry a special tapered peephole plug that has a 1/8"-wide hole in the center for a thermocouple. ... [More]
How do you calibrate a pyrometer?
Here's a simple way to calibrate a pyrometer:
1) Place a self-supporting witness cone in a central area of your firing chamber where you can see the cone through a peephole.
2) Fire the kiln. During the last hour of firing, the rate ... [More]
I dropped my analog pyrometer, and it no longer works. Can it be repaired?
Here is a quick fix: Check the needle. If it is bent and pressing against the face of the pyrometer or the transparent cover, the needle will not move. You can fix the pyrometer by removing the plastic faceplate and carefully straightening the needle ... [More]
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