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Why does my kiln fire glass slightly too hot?

If the kiln overfires by the same amount every time, lower the programmed temperature by 50 degrees or whatever temperature is necessary to compensate for the overfire.

If the kiln is not firing consistently, check the thermocouple wires. They should be securely connected at the controller and the thermocouple. Make sure the wires are connected to the correct terminals, which are color-coded. A 1/4” diameter thermocouple should extend into the kiln by around 3/4". If all of that checks out okay and the kiln still fires inconsistently, then replace the thermocouple.



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