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Jen-Ken Bead Annealers, Fusing/Slumping, and Custom kilns

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I get a lot of inquires on Bead Annealers and Fusing/Slumping kilns. These bead annealers can easily anneal either soft or borosilicate glass, using their built-in digital controllers. The fusing/slumping models go to 1700 degrees. All models include fire brick 'feet' to elevate the kiln off of its resting surface, protecting it from direct kiln heat.

The models that I recommend and sell are the following:

Jen-Ken Bead Box - this is a 6" square x 4.5" deep (inside dimensions) kiln specifically made for the bead artist. It has a front facing 2" high bead door, to make it convenient to put the bead and mandrel in. This kiln is built with Insulating Fire Brick, and therefore, holds heat very well. It can be ordered with one of two different digital controllers, either the Orton 3 button or the Bartlett 3 button. This kiln retails for $529 USD but our everyday price is $449 USD. Click here to look at the brochure page that describes this kiln. I would recommend printing it out so you can study and compare its features with other kilns.

Jen-Ken Bead Annealer - this is a 11" x 4.5" (inside dimensions) 6-sided kiln also specifically made for the bead artist. It has a side/diagonally facing 2" high bead door, to make it convenient to put the bead and mandrel in. This kiln is built with Insulating Fire Brick, and therefore, holds heat very well. It can be ordered with a number of different digital controller options but the most popular are the Orton 3 button and the Bartlett 3 button. This kiln retails for $550 USD but our everyday price is $469 USD. Click here to look at the brochure page that describes this kiln. I would recommend printing it out so you can study and compare its features with other kilns.  Incidentally, this is the model I recommend for beadmakers that also want to do fusing and slumping.   You can fuse and slump in the 'Bead Box' as well but this kiln is MUCH bigger inside, allowing for some pretty good sized pieces.  If you purchase the Fusing/Slumping kit with the kiln, it is $20 USD more, which is savings of $20 off the regular price of $40.

Jen-Ken Fusing & Slumping kiln - this is a 11" x 4.5" (inside dimensions) 6-sided kiln specifically made for the warm glass artist. This kiln is built with Insulating Fire Brick, and therefore, holds heat very well. Included with this kiln is a 10" diameter kiln shelf, kiln posts, and dry-mix kiln wash. It can be ordered in three different inside heights (4.5", 6", and 9") with a number of different digital controller options. The most popular controllers are the Orton 3 button and the Bartlett 3 button. The 4.5" deep version of this is kiln retails for $540 USD but our everyday price is $449 USD. Click here for the brochure page of this kiln, pictured on the RIGHT side is the 6" deep version of this kiln. I would recommend printing it out so you can study and compare its features with other kilns.

Jen-Ken Jewelry Fusing kiln - same as above except that it has the pyrometer/analog controller. This type controller works well for a fusing-only kiln. Being that the kiln is built with Insulating Fire Brick, it cools slowly enough to anneal small fused items. It retails for $365 USD and my price is $310 USD. Click here for the brochure page of this kiln, pictured on the LEFT side. This price INCLUDES the accessory kit, which is a 10" shelf, shelf posts, and kiln wash. As with ANY kiln with a pyrometer and analog controller, it is not recommended for use as a bead annealer.

For a quote on the shipping charges, send me an email( billbrach@hotmail.com )with 'Kiln Quote' in the subject line, ALONG WITH YOUR ZIP CODE, and I'll give you an exact price on the shipping charges to your door. I can ship Internationally as well.

I try to be competitive, so if you find an better price on the Internet, I'd like an opportunity to give you a quote. Just let me know what price I need to beat and who has it for that price.

Custom kilns: Because I work closely with the factory, I can order kilns with special configurations such as extra height, or wired for European 240 V operation, etc. Again, just email me with your special requirements.

Additionally, if you are a ceramic artist, I can provide ANY Jen-Ken model kiln at a significant savings off of list price.

Thanks for looking - Bill Brachhold, head "kat"