Cost to run a kiln

Thompson Electric

A small low cost electric chamber furnace. 120 volts A.C., 9 amps, 1000 watts. It does not have a temperature controller. Interior chamber size is 5" wide, 7" deep, 4" high. Weight 30 lbs. Exterior is 10-1/4" wide, 11-1/2" deep and 11-1/2" tall.

TK-1   Electric Furnace   $309.55

TK-2   Replacement Element   $37.15

TK-3   Replacement Door and Rod   $40.85

These will be drop shipped from the manufacturer.

For a starter kit using this kiln, visit Beginner's Kit

Vcella Kilns™

These kilns come with a kiln shelf. All Vcella Kilns™ are 2300°F maximum temperature, and may be used for any media. Solid state electronic temperature control units are available for all Vcella Kilns™. The Vcella Kilns™ come with a pyrometer and a kiln shelf.

These are dropped shipped from the manufacturer. They ship by motor freight and shipping charges depend on whether they are being delivered to a loading dock or not. Shipping to a facility with a loading dock is cheaper.

A single or multi set point controller is available and can be installed on your kiln prior to being shipped. Controllers are purchased separately.

Single Set Point Controller   $471.00 each

16 Step Multi-point Controller   $678.00 each

Dimensions are listed as Width x Depth x Height

Model  Inside Dim   Outside Dim  Wt Lbs  Volts  Amps  Price
6 6"x6"x6-1/2" 14"x15"x23" 70 120 12 $1005.00
9 9"x10"x6-1/2" 14"x15"x23" 95 120 15 $1255.00
12 12"x12"x6-1/2" 20"x21"x23" 130 120 15 $1383.00
13 12"x12"x8" 20"x21"x24" 140 240 20 $1496.00
16 16"x16"x11" 24"x25"x27" 190 240 20 $1977.00
21 20"x20"x8" 28"x30"x25" 230 240 24 $3231.00