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JANUS1613

Pottery, Ceramics and Glass Multipurpose   


The Janus-1613 Glass/Pottery Kiln

The heat of the kiln is magical and offers wonderful surprises. Stained glass and ceramic glazes undergo a complete transformation in the kiln. Opening a kiln to view your treasures is a festive moment that you will never outgrow. Own a Janus-1613 and you can have those moments whenever you want.

Glass and clay firing modes

Imagine the glass you could sag, slump, and fuse with this kiln. Make small bowls, pendants, earrings, cufflinks, and even bracelets in clay or glass. Make treasured gifts. When you own a Paragon kiln, you can experiment with new ideas to your heart’s content.

The new Paragon Janus-1613 can fire both pottery and glass. Heating elements are mounted in the top and sidewalls.

Select between glass and pottery with the flip of a switch. With the switch in glass mode, heat comes from the top elements and the middle sidewall element. With the switch in pottery mode, heat comes from only the sidewall elements.

In the glass mode, fuse and sag large glass projects placed on a single shelf. In the pottery mode, fire to cone 10. You can also fire several shelves of smaller glass pieces using the pottery mode.

Advanced element grooves

The elements in the lid are mounted in a firebrick “ball” groove that eliminates element pins. The element coils are wider than the groove opening, so the elements stay in place without pins. The groove dissipates heat efficiently, evenly radiating heat onto the glass.

Heavy duty components

A heavy galvanized steel base covers the reversible brick bottom completely. It folds up under the stainless case on all sides to strengthen the firing chamber. This is one more assurance that your Paragon kiln is built to last.

Wires are fastened to the elements with heat-dissipating connectors refined and proven over many years in Paragon kilns. Elements are coiled from the finest high-temperature wire available.

Refractory coating hardens the lid surface

A large, tapered peephole offers a wide view of the firing chamber with little heat loss. The peephole, both sides of the lid and top rim of sidewall firebrick are hardened and sealed with a special refractory coating to protect the ware from dust.

Made in America

And, of course, the Paragon Janus-1613 is made in America with pride.

  • Glass/pottery selection switch
  • 3” insulating refractory firebrick walls
  • Sidewall elements in dropped, recessed brick grooves are easy to replace.
  • Tapered peepholes for a wide view
  • A steel floor pan supports the entire brick bottom of each kiln.
  • One year limited warranty
  • Janus-24 and Janus-27: easy-access control box with folding support arm.
  • Since the Janus-1613 is designed for porcelain, it also easily fires ceramics, china paint, decals, gold and, of course, glass.

Thermocouple with “special limit” wire

The thermocouple senses temperature inside the kiln. It is the small rod that extends into the firing chamber. The ¼” wide Type-K, 14-gauge, exposed-tip thermocouple is made with special-limit wire for superior accuracy. The exposed tip gives the controller a fast response time for even temperatures during holds. The thermocouple is made in America to our exacting standards.

Kiln Comes with Heavy Duty Rolling Stand, 18” Square x 12” High

A deluxe, rock solid kiln stand with locking casters is included at no extra charge. You will enjoy the convenience of effortlessly moving the kiln out of the way when not in use.

The stand has a mounting bracket for the Orton Kiln Vent and a greenware drying rack. To install an Orton Kiln Vent, slide the vent collection cup into the vent bracket. The new stand eliminates the need for the collection cup mounting bolt.

Take advantage of the heat that radiates from the kiln. Load greenware on the lower shelf. Heat from the kiln will dry the ware to prepare it for the next firing. Save the time and electrical expense of drying the ware inside the kiln.

Assemble the stand with simple tools. The stand slides together with interlocking components that assemble with one size of bolt.

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.

 

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Product Videos

  • 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 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)
  • Watch & Listen to P001 The Paragon Kiln Factory Sheetmetal Department (3 min 40 sec)
  • Watch & Listen to P008 The Paragon Kiln Factory Inspection Station (1 min 50 sec)



  • Specifications

    Max. Temperature

    2350F
    1287C

    Amps

    20

    Phase

    1

    Watts

    4800

    Nema

    6-20R

    Breaker Size

    20

    Circuit Copper Wire Size

    12 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 32.50D x 29.00H Inches
    648W x 826D x 737H mm

    The external kiln height includes a 12.25" tall stand.

    Ship Size

    36.00W x 36.00D x 34.00H Inches
    914W x 914D x 864H mm

    Ship Weight

    205.00 Lbs.
    92.99 Kg.

    Ship Method & Notations

    Important Shipping Information

    This Kiln Ships Via Truck





    Part Number

    86611N1D00   * Base Model

    Price

    $2,069.48

    Quantity

      

    This price is subject to change without notice.


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    Options


    Click on the part numbers below to see full descriptions.

    Part Number

    Description

    Quantity

    Price

    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

    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”

    $154.41




    Accessories

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  • Usages

  • Ceramic Kilns
  • Glass Kilns
  • Pottery Kilns
  • Pottery/Ceramic and Glass

  • Additional Information

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

    JANUS1613

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


  • JANUS1613 Kiln   Model/SKU: 86611N1D00




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