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Old 11-18-2008, 12:28 PM   #16
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If the kiln has variable temperature settings not accomplished by switching more or fewer heating elements in at full voltage, then I would run it directly from 240 volts but never use the maximum setting.

Such alternative temperature selection can be accomplished by putting elements in different series/parallel combinations, or by using rheostats.

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Old 11-18-2008, 12:47 PM   #17
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My opinion is put the kiln on a buck/boost as mentioned by kbsparky or E-Bay.

Btw... if you keep it... kilns are considered continuous loads and the wiring will need to be sized accordingly.

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