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Kiln sitters are called automatic shut-off, but it should not be left unattended. An uncontrollable accident such as greenware falling against the end of the kiln sitter tube may cause an over-firing which could damage your kiln. If this happens you should be near at hand to shut it off manually, within an hour of estimated firing time.