Katz.SaltKiln History

Hide minor edits - Show changes to output - Cancel

Changed line 42 from:
#If you look in the kiln while you spray make sure you usewelding glasses. This procedure takes quite a while and staring for long periods into a cone ten kiln may damage your eyes.
to:
#If you look in the kiln while you spray make sure you use welding glasses. This procedure takes quite a while and staring for long periods into a cone ten kiln may damage your eyes. They are especially needed when looking behind the bagwall when the kiln is near temperature.
Changed lines 45-46 from:
After the last soda goes into the kiln at least 15 minutes should elapse before shutdown. However if the kiln is over fired, five minutes is usually sufficient to avoid having the ware salt scum.
#Turn off Yellow Valves (2)
to:
After the last soda goes into the kiln at least 15 minutes should elapse before shutdown. However if the kiln is over fired, five minutes is usually sufficient to avoid having the ware salt-scum.
#Turn off Yellow Valves
#Turn off Pilot Valves
Added lines 53-54:
#Make sure the log has been filled out
#Check the valves and damper again
Added line 9:
#Fill out log form, get signatures- post
Changed line 13 from:
#Check that the two burner valves are off.
to:
#Check that the all burner valves are off.
Added line 15:
Changed line 17 from:
Old Soda-Salt Kiln
to:
Soda Kiln
Changed lines 19-20 from:
#Check burner valves again (clockwise closes).
#turn the main valve on.
to:
#Check burner valves again .
#turn the main (red) valve on.
#turn on the far pilot valve
.
Added line 26:
#inform the evening building manager that the kiln is lit.
Changed line 29 from:
#turn up the burner with the pilot progressively over many hours until it is all the way on. The other burner remains off overnight. The damper is normally left at about 2 inches although this vaires with the need for carbon trapping
to:
#turn up the burners with the pilot progressively over many hours until it is at 4(?) inches. The other burner remains off overnight. The damper is normally left at about 2 inches although this vaires with the need for carbon trapping.
Changed line 31 from:
Old Soda-Salt Kiln
to:
Soda Kiln
Changed lines 34-35 from:
#both burners all the way on
#one or more secondary air ports open
to:
#all burners all the way on
#bells open
Changed line 38 from:
#use between 500 and 3000 grams of soda ash in water. Make sure you dissolve it. Use goggles. If you splash any in your eyes rinse them immediately. This solution will be hard on your skin, keep it off your skin.
to:
#use between 500 and 3000 grams of soda ash in a bucket of water. Make sure you dissolve it. Use goggles. If you splash any in your eyes rinse them immediately... keep rinsing for ten minutes. This solution will be hard on your skin, keep it off your skin.