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.
Jim and Anne made a visit to the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York, to celebrate the installation of their new Bailey Studio Deluxe Auto-Fire Kiln. A large group of artists, administrators, and teachers gathered to meet the Baileys and to hear Jim lead a workshop on the ease of operation and maintenance of their new Bailey shuttle kiln.