Kiln Support
  
Paragon HomeKiln ProductsWhere To Buy KilnsKiln SupportAbout ParagonKiln Resellers and Dealers
Search Menu

FAQ/Answer

The breaker blew and my kiln shut off.

Did the breaker blow as soon as you turned the kiln on, or only some time later? If it blew as soon as you turned the kiln on, you have a short somewhere in the kiln. Unplug the kiln, remove the switch box, and look for either a disconnected wire that is touching the case, or a wire with damaged insulation.

If it blew after the kiln had fired for a moment or longer, then you may have a weak breaker, or something else may be plugged into the circuit you are using for your kiln.

Voltage fluctuates from time to time in most areas. If the voltage in your electrical system is running a little high, the breaker could trip.

A loose connection produces heat, which can travel through the wires to the circuit breaker. If this is why your breaker tripped, the breaker panel and wall outlet cover will feel unusually warm.



Paragon Kilns on FacebookParagon Kilns on Twitter Paragon Kilns on YouTube Paragon RSS Feed

Kilns Sold

Get The Adobe Reader

Home

  • Home
  • Privacy Statement
  • Legal Notice
  • Paragon's Green Statement
  • Where To Buy Kilns
  • Resellers
  • About Us
  • Contact Paragon
  • News & Events
  • Support

  • Kiln Technicians
  • Kiln Support
  • Products

  • Bead Kiln
  • Glass Blower's Crucible Furnace
  • Ceramic Kilns
  • China Painting Kilns
  • Enameling Kilns
  • Industrial Furnaces
  • Glass Kilns
  • Lamp Working Kilns
  • Pottery/Ceramic and Glass
  • Pottery Kilns
  • Silver Clay Kilns
  • Wax Burnout Furnaces
  • Heat Treating Furnaces
  • Knife Making Furnaces
  • Custom Furnaces
  • Discontinued Models
  • “Custom and standard Kilns and Industrial Furnaces for ceramics, pottery, heat treating, enameling,
    dentistry, laboratory, and glass fusing.
    Better Designed Kilns from Paragon Industries!"