Expansion and contraction

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How do I care for my kiln?

Expansion and contraction

Expansion and contraction of the kiln during firing will eventually cause the case of the kiln to loosen. To prevent this, the clamps on the jacket, lid and bottom of the kiln should be tightened occasionally when the kiln is warm.



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