, Mesquite, Texas
Paragon’s 1–1/2 day Basic In-Plant Kiln Maintenance Seminar is designed to provide students with the best techniques and concepts for keeping kilns firing well into the future. Work on kilns with greater confidence. Gain a deeper understanding of basic electricity, kiln electrical installation, the multi-meter, switch replacement, electrical troubleshooting, element replacement, pyrometric cones, basic types of firings, Kiln Sitter operation and calibration, moving a kiln, and much more. Feel free to bring questions.
Meals, Airport Pickup, Hotels
As a seminar student, you are a VIP guest at Paragon. We furnish breakfast and lunch both days and a restaurant dinner the first evening. The seminar is a great way to form friendships with others from around the country.
If you arrive before 4:00 pm the day before the seminar, we can pick you up at Love Field or DFW International Airport. Please call ahead with your flight number, arrival time, and airport. Paragon will shuttle everybody to the airports after the seminar on Saturday at around noon.
The seminar is held at the Paragon factory in Mesquite, Texas. Friday’s class runs from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Breakfast will be served around 7:30 am, lunch will be served, and dinner on Friday will be at a restaurant. Saturday’s class will be from 8:00 am to noon. Breakfast will be served on Saturday around 7:30 am and lunch prior to your departure.
Holiday Inn Express: 972-288-9900
Hampton Inn: 800-426-7866
The seminar fee is $105.00 per person. Please call 1-800-876-4328 or 1-972-288-7557 with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. Or send an email to Teri or Veronica. The fee is refundable if you cannot attend. Please inform us of cancellations at least a week in advance. This seminar is on a first come, first serve basis. The only way to reserve your space in the class is full payment and registration ahead of time.
We hope you can come and look forward to visiting with you!
Changing an element in a Paragon kiln requires only simple hand tools.