PMC Precious Metal Clay Tools Silver & Polymer Clay Large Ceramic Kiln Kit, with Metal Wire Mesh, for Jewelry Making
Sinter Silver Clay and cure Polymer Clay creations with this large kiln, simply insert the stopper turn the ventilator to maximum and use a candle for polymer clay and remover the stopper and use waxed fuel (available separately) for PMC3 and PMC+. Easy and fun! Use in a well ventilated area, not suitable for children.
You're looking at a brand new ceramic mini kiln for both PMC silver clay and polymer clay. Simply assemble as per the instructions and place your PMC artwork on the firing tray, light the waxed alcohol fuel tablet (sold separately) and your done! Set up in seconds.
A candle and adjustable vent is included for polymer clay. Far more cost effective than electric kilns, this mini kiln is perfect for your rings and pendants!
This kiln, when using the recommended fuel tablets, will heat up to 800 degrees Celsius over a 20 minute period, which is enough for up to two rings or pendants of around 12 grams or less. When using the candle and adjusted correctly, it is able to cure small amounts of polymer clay for rings and pendants. The included candle is a standard table candle. PMC3 or PMC Flex is recommended, check the instructions that came with your metal clay to ensure it will sinter in the conditions mentioned above.
The firing chamber is round with a diameter of 7cm, the base of the firing chamber is flat with a conical interior and is 4cm to the top of the chimney which is its highest point. It is recommended that your PMC creation allow for some clearance from the edges of the kiln.
An alternative to the fuel tablets would be 30 grams of gelled alcohol fuel placed in a heat proof container of similar dimensions to the foil containing the fuel tablet that comes with your kit. Should you use this method please ensure that the vessel you use to contain the gelled alcohol fuel can withstand the stresses of firing before using. Standard alcohol may be used instead of gelled alcohol fuel, however, in both cases, please ensure all care is taken to prevent spillage as this may constitute a fire hazard. Please note that this method is for informational purposes only, we cannot make any guarantees of any kind should you use this method.
Please note instructions are in Japanese, but are pictorial in nature and can, with care, be followed without understanding Japanese.
Caution: Kiln will be extremely hot during and immediately after use. Never leave unattended, keep away from flammable objects, misuse may constitute a fire hazard, use in a well ventilated area. Not suitable for children. PMC3 and PMC Flex are recommended for the kiln in this listing. A second firing session is recommended for large pieces, or to ensure the sintering of items that may not have been fully sintered during the initial firing session.
Note: Cannot be used for Copper or Bronze