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I am considering the optional mercury relay on a new ceramic kiln. Do the programs in your kilns have long hold times?

If you are going to use the standard Cone-Fire programs, you probably won’t have problems with relays burning out. The glass fusing kilns are much harder on relays than ceramic kilns because of the very long glass annealing times that are typical with thick glass. (The glass is cooled slowly during annealing.)

If you intend to do crystalline glazes or slow coolings, the optional mercury relay is well worth the money. If you are firing mostly to cone 06 without slow coolings or hold times, you won't need the mercury relay.



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