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Product: TNF1613 Kiln, Model/SKU: TNF1613, Price: $1,428.00

TNF1613

China Painting    Crystalline Glazes    Decals    Dolls    Fast Firings    Low-Fire Ceramics    Porcelain and Stoneware   


Paragon TnF-1613-3

The TnF-1613-3 3" wall kiln is designed for porcelain, so it easily fires ceramics, china paint, decals and gold. The size is ideal for teachers of china paint or dolls. The 8-sided, 16 ½” wide and 13 ¼” deep interior is as tall as standard 7-sided kilns. The TnF-1613-3 kiln is 43% larger than the 66-3 series, yet costs only a few dollars more.

The TnF-1613-3 plugs into a 30 amp, 240 volt outlet. (The kiln is also available for international electrical systems.) It uses 6400 watts of power, more watts per cubic foot than conventional kilns. The extra wattage helps compensate for aging elements or low voltage. This extra power is ample for cone 10 and, if desired, rapid heating. Elements last longer, because the extra wattage and thicker 3" firebricks help the elements reach porcelain temperatures without strain.

Features of the TnF-1613-3

  • Long-life electrical system
  • Lock-in lid support with a positive catch
  • Wide-view tapered peepholes
  • Ventilated, louvered switch box
  • Two hand lifts
  • Heavy duty kiln stand with mar-proof plastic feet accommodates optional Orton KilnVent
  • Full-formed, galvanized steel base
  • Fall-away two stage Prop-R-Vent
  • Coated lid, peepholes and rim of firebricks
  • Operating instructions on switch box
  • Heavy gauge stainless steel case
  • Full firing capacity: fire ware directly on the brick bottom
  • Reversible brick bottom
  • Dropped, recessed brick grooves, which eliminate element pins

The Furniture Kit

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.

Furniture Kit for S-1613-3, TnF-1613-3

2 C-18 Shelves 1C-18 1/2 Shelf

1" Square Posts, 3 each - ”, 1”, 2”, 3”, 4”, 6”

1 lb. Bag Kiln Wash

Furniture Kit Shipping Weight: 28 lbs.

Designed for production

Paragon’s warranty is not affected by frequency of use. Fire your new kiln every day if you want, even in commercial settings. That will have no effect on the warranty period.

Optional colors at no extra charge

Brighten your studio with color! Order your kiln in one of our standard colors at no extra charge . . . berry, black, blue, hot pink, jade, navy, purple, or turquoise. Scroll down to see color samples in the options section.

 

Have something good to say about the TNF1613? Tell Us

"I use this kiln primarily for testing. I need a test kiln that will approximately match much larger kilns in ventilation and firing programs. As a test kiln, the TnF-1613 is constantly firing. Many loads are small, but the interior size readily fits a full size tile setter with 9" wide shelves. The stand with casters is a must-have, and I couldn't function without the controller and the ventilation fan. For reliability, workhorse use, and maintainability, this kiln is perfect for testing and small projects." - Nancy Krug, Winter Garden, FL

Product Videos

  • Watch & Listen to P001 The Paragon Kiln Factory Sheetmetal Department (3 min 40 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to P003 The Paragon Kiln Factory Round Kiln Assembly Line (6 min 50 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to P005 The Paragon Kiln Factory Firebrick Room (6 min 47 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to P008 The Paragon Kiln Factory Inspection Station (1 min 50 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to Interactive Sentry 2.0 12-key Controller Demo
  • Watch & Listen to D004 Sentry 12-Key Controller Cone-Fire Demonstration (2 min 58 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to D005 Sentry 12-Key Controller Ramp-Hold Demonstration (5 min 10 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to D008 (Spanish) Demostracion de Quema de Conos Con Control Sentry de 12 Teclas: Serie de Operacion del Horno Paragon (2 min 58 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to U005 Safe Installation of the Studio Electric Kiln (3 min 9 sec)


  • Specifications

    Max. Temperature

    2350F
    1287C

    Amps

    27

    Phase

    1

    Watts

    6400

    Nema

    6-30R

    Breaker Size

    30

    Circuit Copper Wire Size

    10 gauge

    TUV tested to CSA and UL Standard 499

    Y

    CE

    N

    IMPORTANT: Some areas such as Canada and Europe require a lid or door safety switch on kilns.

    Control Type


    Sentry Digital 12-key Ceramics

    Voltage

    240

    Hertz

    60

    Nema Details







    Disclaimer: The specifications above assume that the kiln will be plugged into a dedicated circuit. Local electric codes supersede our recommendations.

    The pricing and electrical specifications for the above products reflect their design for use in the United States. The International versions of most models will have variations in electrical specifications and price due to consumer safety requirements or electrical regulations.

    Kiln Type

    Top Loading Round

    Sides

    8

    Understanding Chamber Measurements

    Chamber Volume

    1.75 CU.FT.
    49.55 litres

    Chamber Width

    16.50 IN
    419 mm

    Chamber Depth

    13.25 IN
    337 mm


    The Outer Size of the Kiln and the Shipping Size: Width = Left to Right; Depth = Front to Back; Height = Top to Bottom

    Outer Size

    25.50W x 28.50D x 29.00H Inches
    648W x 724D x 737H mm

    The external kiln height includes a 9.5" tall stand.

    Ship Size

    30.50W x 30.50D x 27.00H Inches
    775W x 775D x 686H mm

    Ship Weight

    171.00 Lbs.
    77.57 Kg.

    Ship Method & Notations

    This Kiln Ships Via Truck





    Part Number

    TNF1613   * Base Model

    Price

    $1,428.00

    Quantity

      


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    Options


    Click on the part numbers below to see full descriptions.

    Part Number

    Description

    Quantity

    Price

    Sentinel Controller, optional on new kilns

    This kiln can be ordered with the optional Sentinel Smart Touch controller instead of the standard Sentry 2.0 12-key controller. The upgrade price is only for a Sentinel ordered with a new kiln. The Sentinel is available as an option on any Paragon k

    $122.40

    FSTNF1613 Furniture Kit

    Recommended furniture kit for the Paragon Janus-1613, Xpress-1613-3, TnF-1613, and equivalent sized kilns. Included:

    2 C-18 Shelves (15” round x 5/8”)

    1 C-18 Half Shelf (15”

    $133.62

    VENTMAST120, Not Installed

    KILNVENT MASTER 120V M9 VENT MASTER (Installed after the kiln is set up)

    The patented Orton Vent Master not only vents fumes but also improves firing results.

    It pulls fresh oxygen into the kiln for brighter colors, especially notice

    $543.66

    TF61

    AUXILLARY OUTPUT FOR SENTRY II CONTROLLERS (VENT CONTROL) The AOP (Auxiliary Output) is an electrical outlet mounted to the kiln. Plug either a downdraft vent or an external alarm into the AOP. Control the vent with Cone-Fire or Ramp-Hold modes.

    $109.14

    TF62

    RS232 PORT ON SENTRY 2 CONTROLLERS (PC CONTROL) The RS232 is a computer port mounted to the kiln. You can monitor the kiln from a computer and store a record of each firing on your hard drive. Print graphs of firings.

    $414.12

    STD18

    18" wide x 12 1/4" tall deluxe stand with casters. Conveniently move your kiln out of the way when not in use. Heavy-duty stands remain rock-steady with power pressed steel frame and reinforced legs. 2" smooth rolling steel casters included. Shipped

    $140.35

    Type-S Thermocouple, optional on new kilns

    Optional Type-S premium-grade thermocouple for single-zone 2 1/2" - 3" wall kilns. Ideal for firings above cone 4. It is extremely long lasting even at stoneware temperatures. (This price is for the thermocouple that is factory-installed on your new

    $169.32

    FSTILE

    6" tile holder saves space, allows air to circulate around tiles for even heating. Reduces warping. Holds tile without touching the glazed surface. Holds 9 6" x 6" tiles. Exterior: 7 1/2"W x 10"H x 6 1/4"D.

    $54.06

    Lid Safety Switch

    The optional lid safety switch turns off power to the heating elements when the lid is raised. The controller remains powered. The switch turns the power to the elements back on when the lid is closed. The switch mounts to the back of the lid. IMPORT

    $80.58

    Turquoise Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in turquoise instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The turquoise kiln shown her

    $0.00

    Hot Pink Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in bright hot pink instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The hot pink kiln show

    $0.00

    Purple Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in luxuriant purple instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The purple kiln shown

    $0.00

    Berry Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in rich berry instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The berry kiln shown here a

    $0.00

    Navy Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in navy instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The navy kiln shown here also ma

    $0.00

    Jade Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in jade instead of the standard blue or black. Add a splash of color to your shop! (The exact shade of paint may not match the color shown on your computer monitor. The jade kiln shown here also may

    $0.00

    Black Paint

    At no extra charge, you can order your Paragon kiln in striking black instead of the standard blue.

    $0.00

    Firing Safety Glasses

    Wear firing safety glasses whenever looking into the firing chamber of a hot kiln. Filters the infra-red and ultra-violet light. Reduces glare, makes pyrometric cones easier to see.

    Paragon no longer sells firing safety glasses. Instead, you

    $0.00




    Accessories

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  • Usages

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  • Additional Information

  • Options
  • Replacement Parts
  • Accessories
  • Important Shipping Information
  • Wiring Diagrams

    TNF1613

  • Manuals
          Ceramic Kiln Instruction & Service Manual
          Sentry 2.0 12-Key Cone-Fire/Ramp-Hold Manual, Oct 2009 Edition



  • Other Phases and Voltages

    Part Number

    Phase

    Voltage

    Price

    8661111E00

    1

    240

    $1,428.00

    Legend: * = Base Model


    TNF1613 Kiln   Model/SKU: TNF1613




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