Thermocouples are the probes that read the temperature inside the kiln. Bailey Top Loading Electric Kilns are multi-zone and will have two or three thermocouples. The controller relies on them to determine when and where to input power to the various zones. Changing thermocouples is easy, watch our video to learn more.
If you have a Bailey top-loading electric kiln in your studio, or are thinking about owning one, we have a video series to help you learn about your kiln and how to maintain it. In this video you will learn how to replace elements with confidence.
This first video illustrates disassembling a Bailey top-loading electric kiln. The sectional design of the Bailey top-loading electric kilns allows you to disassemble the kiln for transport or repair.