Studio Deluxe and PRO Shuttles

Bailey Track Shuttles

Retractable Scissors Track

This optional feature was innovated by Bailey. When the shuttle is pushed into the kiln and the door is latched, the tracks can actually fold up (in one or two hinged sections) and lean against the front of the kiln. With tracks out of the way, there is no risk of personnel tripping over the rails, clean up is easier, and there is access for mobile racks or cart.

Spring Loaded Cart Seals

Bailey has developed a superior positive pressure cart seal design. When the shuttle is pushed into the kiln, a unique stainless steel spring-loaded channel (filled with refractory) makes a perfect airtight fit between the cart and interior framework that will last indefinitely.

First and foremost, Bailey Shuttle kilns make stacking a kiln much safer for your spine. Accessing the cart with correct posture makes placing shelves and pottery infinitely easier and healthier. Other benefits include the fact that the shuttle can be cycled more times during the week since several individuals can unstack and reload the kiln simultaneously. Another distinct benefit of a shuttle is the ability to leave kiln furniture in a permanent position and only exchange the finished wares with a new load. This feature is extremely cost effective since it saves countless hours yearly in the stacking and unstacking of the furniture.

Bailey Deluxe and Production shuttle kilns utilize the same Double Skin Ventilated Frame construction with a stainless steel chimney and vary only in their respective insulation profiles.

The Deluxe models have 4½” of insulating firebrick in the walls, floor and arch. This insulating profile that is perfectly suited for the small to medium range of kiln because it offers an economical firing on the way up, and a cool cycle that allows a reasonable turn around time.

Production models have 6” of insulating firebrick in the walls and 6¾” in the arch. This insulating profile is ideal for medium to large kilns. The increase is insulation thickness is more in ratio to the thermal mass that is being fired. This is a more practical kiln for firing sculpture where the operator intends to fire longer schedules than the typical stoneware firings.

Bailey Studio Deluxe Shuttle kilns range in sizes from 12 to 31 cubic feet of stacking space.

Bailey Production Shuttle kilns range from 28 to 120 cubic feet of stacking space.

Both Deluxe and Production kilns utilize the same Double Skin Ventilated Frame construction with stainless chimneys and vary only in their respective insulation profiles.

Fuel Economy

Bailey large shuttle kilns are extremely energy efficient. We have interviewed our customers for realistic firing costs, and the results were most impressive. For instance, a SH 100 fired to cone 6 glaze (all greenware glazed) cost only $26 with natural gas! This is because of our fantastic use of the heat energy with our 360 circulation system.

Bailey Trackless Shuttles

1 or 2- Car Trackless Shuttles

Bailey 2-Car Trackless Shuttles are an excellent space saving solution for the production pottery or sculpture department. 2 car shuttles are a practical way to maximize the output of your kiln through faster cycle times. A finished load can be pulled from the kiln while another is instantly loaded. There is no lost time in unstacking and restacking the shelves and wares.

The mobile carts are free to move away from the kiln where they can be conveniently loaded. Eliminating the track frees up valuable floor space. The Bailey “docking system” insures that your cart is automatically aligned into the main kiln without damage to the refractory. This system does require a uniform cement floor. Carts move around with ease.

The Bailey system also features a mobile door mounted on an independent rolling base. The mobile door can be conveniently moved out of the way. Call us for models, prices, and dimensions.

Bailey Gas Kilns are the by-product of logic and innovative thinking.

Our unique down-draft design represents years of careful research. Every aspect of fuel efficiency, firing consistency and durability has been incorporated into each kiln. We can say quite confidently that there is no other kiln design that can provide such an unparalleled performance.

Uniform Heat Distribution

The Bailey down-draft gives a unique 360 degree heat flow pattern. This flow pattern maximizes the absorption of the heat energy and dramatically reduces firing costs. You get uniform heat top to bottom, front to back, and side to side. Unlike venturi style downdraft kilns with burners coming through the floor, our forced air downdraft kilns offer ingenious internal adjustments to fine tune the path of the heat flow. By adjusting the placement and size of the target brick, we can optimize firing results for traditional pottery forms or sculpture. Just watch those cone packs drop evenly!

Uniform Atmospheres

The 360 degree heat travel also gives excellent control of the atmosphere. Whether you fire oxidation or reduction, atmosphere control is extremely simple. We take the mystery out of firing and make it easy to get perfectly consistent firing results. You can look forward to beautiful glazes in every part of your kiln.he track frees up valuable floor space. The Bailey “docking system” insures that your cart is automatically aligned into the main kiln without damage to the refractory. This system does require a uniform cement floor. Carts move around with ease.

Forced Air Combustion System with Air Manifold
The air gauge manifold has continued to be improved and simplified. On most of our models, you only need one blower and one main control valve (red) to provide precise control of air flow to both main burners simultaneously.

The air gauge (with needle indicator) reads out the air pressure. Instead of approximations, it is possible to make accurate correlations between gas pressure and air pressure, thus creating a base line for precision firing results.

Double-Ventilated Frame
Typically, gas kilns get extremely hot on the exterior surfaces. With the increasing risk of litigation, insurance companies are becoming more stringent regarding safety regulations. To reduce the risk of burns, Bailey Corporation developed the Double Ventilated Frame. With the Double-Skin, an air space is provided between the hot refractory bricks and the exterior sheet metal. Air can circulate through this air space, providing an exterior skin temperature (over the vast majority of the kiln) that can be touched without causing harm.

The most versatile way of building an insulating brick kiln
Typical mortared wall construction reduces the utility life of a kiln. Once a kiln is mortared as a continuous brick structure, large gapping cracks will result from the expansion and contraction from each firing. There is no way to effectively repair the structure in this type of brick construction.

Mechanically Anchored Dry stack System
Instead of mortaring the brick walls, Bailey Deluxe and Production kilns are anchored together mechanically. In this way, each brick has an expansion joint which prevents cracking and greatly extends the life of the overall lining. Another benefit of this design is the ease of repair. If damage occurs, the anchors can be easily removed, the bricks replaced, and the kiln restored to new condition. By comparison, mortared kiln walls cannot be locally repaired.Stainless “L” anchors (inset into top surface of brick) secure dry stacked brick into steel framework.

Heavy Duty Door Latches
Bailey kilns have heavy duty door latches with large comfortable knobs. They pivot out of the way to prevent collision with the refractory door seals

Damper Controls
The Damper Control is constructed of insulated board which is coated in a dense ITC coating. A support shelf protects the damper board and provides a surface to mark draft increments. Damper shelf positioning will vary.

Burner Port Covers
All of Bailey kilns include convenient built in burner port covers that will seal off the kiln chamber at the end of the firing. At the completion of a firing, the refractory covers track over the port area to prevent re-oxidation.

Spy Ports Lined with Dense Refractory
The Bailey DLX and PRO spy ports are designed for long life. Over time, spy ports can get worn away and enlarge from all the abrasion created from taking the spy plugs in and out over the years. With our hard refractory lined ports, this won't happen. You can depend on keeping the heat and fumes from leaking through.

Optional Venting for Deluxe and Pro Series

Spy Port Fume Collection (optional)
This innovation by Bailey provides the perfect solution for capturing reduction fumes that escape from the kiln and can pollute your kiln indoor kiln room. Each hood draws the fumes back into the kiln so that it can be channeled into the Residual hood and away. Note: the flame you see if from a carbon trap firing. Normal reduction firing does not require an orange flame projecting.

Residual Fume Collection (optional)
The Residual SS hood provides the ultimate in efficient fume removal. Known in the industry as the “source-capture” technique, the residual fumes are removed from the environment before students or employees are exposed to noxious fumes.This hood extends well over the door seal area. Draft induction must be supplied to complete the system.

Burner Port Fume Hoods (optional)
Working in conjunction with an adapted Combustion Hood, Bailey has innovated this new Burner Port Hood which captures and routes all flame and reduction by-products up into the combustion hood. This is the most effective way to prevent pollution in the kiln room!

Combustion Hood (optional)
The stainless steel combustion hood collects all the hot combustion gases and mixes them with ambient air from the kiln room. We produce various designs in hoods to meet the particular requirements of the kiln site. We also will engineer all your venting needs from the hood, to the insulated pipe (appropriate for kiln applications), flashing, and the final cap.

Optional Atmosphere and Process Controls

The Bailey Oxygen Probe Outfit (optional)
The Oxygen Probe is one of the most valuable pieces of gas kiln instrumentation to come along for the potter. This instrument accurately monitors the atmosphere in the kiln, and gives exact readouts (in digital form) as to the amount of reduction or oxidation present.

How many times have you been puzzled as to why a firing will not progress, or why the glazes did not turn out properly? With the Bailey Oxy Probe, you eliminate all the guess work.
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3 Different Control Options
Bailey offers several controller options. The High Limit #1 provides a digital temperature readout and a temperature shut-off function that acts as a back-up to shut down the kiln. We also provide a "ramp/hold controller which can be used to bisque or preheat a glaze firing to body reduction.

High Limit #3 Safety Flame Systems (optional)
This system includes a High Limit Controller, Soak Control Function, Ultra Violet Safety System, Fire Eye Controls, Thermo-couple, Solenoids, and Automatic Ignition System.
The U.V. Scanners will shut down the kiln within several seconds if there is a flame-out. The soak control will hold the kiln at a given temperature for as long as you require. The ignition system will automatically light the burner manifold with the flick of a switch. if the burner goes out, it will relight the burner automatically. If re-ignition is not possible, then the entire system will shut down. Required for kilns over 40 cu. ft. stackable space, elective on all smaller models. Recommended for School situations.

Bailey “Advanced Logic” Gas Fired Reduction Kilns

Bailey has reinvented the automated reduction process and developed the most logical, easy to use, totally automated gas fired kiln.




How to Purchase Shuttle Gas Kilns

Our unique down-draft design represents years of careful research. Every aspect of fuel efficiency, firing consistency and durability has been incorporated into each kiln. We can say quite confidently that there is no other kiln design that can provide such an unparalleled performance.

Bailey Front Loading Deluxe & Pro Gas Kiln Specifications

Because we feel that purchasing a kiln and options is an important decision for your business or school and we can offer much insight and advice to the process, we do not allow our kilns to be ordered on-line. We would prefer that you call our advisor staff and be assured the best engineered system for your specific application. There are many options available to customize your purchase.

Call 1-800-431-6067 for a quotation.

Studio Deluxe Series: Track Shuttle Gas Kiln Specifications
Code Model Stack
Space
(cu.ft.)
Inside
Dimen.
WxDxH"
Total
Inside
Volume
Outside
Dimen.
WxDxH"
(cart extended)
Stacking
Area
WxDxH"
Wall &
Arch
Bricks
BTUs
Cu.Ft.
per HR
Weight Approx.
Gas
Inlet
M-404-208/s Shuttle
Deluxe
18/12
12 31.5 x 27 x
41.5" h
18  46.5 x 116
x 65.5" h
 24 x 25 x 36 4.5"  160,000
145 CFH
 1500 N=1"
LP=3/8"
 M-404-206/s Shuttle
Deluxe
20/14
14 31.5 x 27 x
46.5" h
20  46.5 x 116
x 70.5" h
 24 x 25 x 41 4.5" 170,000
155 CFH
 1600 N=1"
LP=3/8"
M-404-209/s Shuttle
Deluxe
24/16
16 31.5 x 36 x
41.5" h
24 46.5 x 124
x 65.5" h
24 x 33 x 36 4.5" 187,000
170 CFH
1700 N=1 1/4"
LP=1/2"
M-404-210/s Shuttle
Deluxe
28/18
18 31.5 x 40 x
41.5" h
28 46.5 x 132 x
x 65.5" H
24 x 38 x 36 4.5" 220,000
200 CFH
2300 N=1 1/4"
LP=1/2"
 M-404-2C/s Studio
Deluxe
18-C
 18 36 x 36 x
46" h
 32 50 x 132 x
72" h
28 x 28 x 41 4.5" 220,000
200 CFH
3100 N=1 1/4"
LP=1/2"
 M-404-20C/s  Shuttle
Deluxe
20-C
 20  36 x 36 x
51" h
36  50 x 132 x
77" h
 28 x 28 x 46  4.5"  270,000
243 CFH
 3420 N=1 1/4"
LP=1/2"
M-404-30C/s Shuttle
Deluxe
30-C
30 36 x 48 x
51" h
47 50 x 144 x
77" h
28 x 42 x 46 4.5" 270,000
243 CFH
4000 N=1 1/4"
LP=1/2"
 M-404-038/s Shuttle
Deluxe
34/22
22 31.5 x 40.5
x49.5"h
34 46.5 x 132
x 73" h
24 x 38 x
43.5
 4.5" 270,000
243 CFH
2500 N=1 1/4"
LP=5/8"
M-404-211/s Shuttle
Deluxe
38/24
 24  45 x 38
x 41.5" h
38 60 x 132 x
69" h
36 x 32 x 36  4.5" 330,000
300 CFH
3600` N=1 1/4"
LP=5/8"
M-404-212/s  Shuttle
Deluxe
48/31
31 45 X 38
x 51" h
48 60 x 132 x
79" h
36 x 32 x 45 4.5" 330,000
300 CFH
4000 N=1 1/4"
LP=5/8"


Specifications subject to change without notice. Consult with a Bailey representative before installing gas lines, building a kiln site, or any other preparatory stages in installing a kiln.

PRODUCTION Series: Track Shuttle Gas Kiln Specifications
Code Model Stack
Space
(cu.ft.)
Inside
Dimen.
WxDxH"
Total
Inside
Volume
Outside
Dimen.
WxDxH"
(cart extended)
Stacking
Area
WxDxH"
Wall &
Arch
Bricks
BTUs
Cu.Ft.
per HR
Weight Approx.
Gas
Inlet
M-404-214 Shuttle
Pro 28
28 49.5 x 36
x 46
44 67.5 x 140
x 77 h
40 x 32 x 41 6" 248,000
236 CFH
2900 N=1 1/4"
LP=5/8"
M-404-020 Shuttle
Pro 32
32 49.5 x 40
x 46 h
51 67.5 x 145
x 77" h
38 x 36 x 41 6" 330,000
300 CFH
3500 N=1 1/4"
LP=3/42"
M-404-021 Shuttle
Pro 40
40 49.5 x 40
x 54 h
59 67.5 x 145 
x 88" h
38 x 36 x 49 6" 350,000
316 CFH
3900 N=1 1/4"
LP=3/4"
M-404-022 Shuttle
Pro 54
54 49.5 x 54
x 54 h
79 67.5 X 182
x 88" h
38 x 50 x 49 6" 360,000
327 CFH
5000 N= 1 1/4"
LP= 3/4"
M-404-023 Shuttle
Pro 73
73 67.5 x 54
x 54 h
108 85.5 x 182
87" h
50 x 50 x 49 6" 400,000
363 CFH
5500 N=1 1/4"
LP= 3/4"
M-404-024 Shuttle
Pro 82
82  67.5 x 67.5
x 54 h
138 85.5 x 206
x 88" h
50 x 60 x 49 6" 550,000
500 CFH
6000 N=1 1/2"
LP= 1"
M-404-025 Shuttle
Pro 100
100 67.5 x 67.5
x 57.5 h
155 85.5 x 206
x 96" h 
50 x 60 x 54 6" 550,000
500 CFH
6500 N='1 1/2"
LP= 1"
M-404-026 Shuttle
Pro 127
127  67.5 x 81.5
x 62 h
205 85.5 x 203" x 100" h 50 x 72 x 58 6"  600,000
545 CFH
6900 N=2"
LP= 1 1/4"


Specifications subject to change without notice. Consult with a Bailey representative before installing gas lines, building a kiln site, or any other preparatory stages in installing a kiln.

Refer to the Front Loader DLX/PRO pages to get information about our shelf kit for models 18/12 to 40. For larger kilns, go to our refractory page to determine what will meet your specific needs.

Shuttle kilns are shipped in two crates to protect it during transit. There is a crating charge. Simple minor assembly of the track is required.
 

Studio Deluxe Furniture Kits:
These kits can be ordered in a specific style of shelf:
High Alumina, Nitride Bonded,or Oxide Bonded (rated for Cone 10)
Corelite (rated for Cone 6)
Furniture Kits Studio
13/8
Studio
18/12
Studio
24/16
Studio
28/18 Kit 1
Studio
28/18 Kit 2
Studio
18-C
Studio
20-C
Studio
30-C
Studio
34/22
Studio
38/24
Studio
48/31
Shelf Sizes
& Quantities
(10)
10 x 20"
(10)
12 x 24"
(5) 12 x 24"
(5) 18 x 24"
(15)
12 x 24"
(10)
18 x 24"
(10)
14 x 28"
(12)
14 x 28"
> (18)
14 x 28"
(18)
12 x 24" or
(12 18 x 24"
(24)
16 x 18"
(28)
16 x 18"
Post
Assortments
(6) ea. of:
2,4,5,6,8
(6) ea. of:
2,4,5,6,8
(9) ea of:
1,2,3,4,6,8
(9) ea. of:
1,2,3,4,6,7,8
(9) ea. of:
1,2,3,4,6,7,8
(6) ea. :
2,4,6,7,8
(6) ea.
2,4,6,7,8
(9) ea. of:
1,2,3,4,6,7,8
(9) ea. of:
1,2,3,4,6,7,8
(18) 2,4,6
(9) ea 7,8,9,10
(18) 2,4,6
(9) ea 7,8,9,10

 

Production Furniture Kits:
These kits can be ordered in a specific style of shelf:
High Alumina, Nitride Bonded,or Oxide Bonded (rated for Cone 10)
Corelite (rated for Cone 6)
Furniture Kits PRO
28
PRO
32
PRO
40
Shelf Sizes
& Quantities
(24) 16 x 18 (24)
18 x 18
(28)
18 x 18
Post
Assortments
(18) 2,4,6
(9) ea.,
7,8,9,10
(18) 2,4,6
(9) ea. 7,8,9,10
(18) 2,4,6
(9) ea. 7,8,9,10

Optional Accessories

Before you place an order, use this list to determine what accessories that you might require. Our staff will assist you in this process

  • Venting
  • U.V. Safety Systems
  • Kiln Furniture
  • Crating
  • Combustion Hood
  • Residual Hood
  • Digital Pyrometers
  • High Limit Controller
  • Detachable Chimney
  • Replacement Thermocouple
  • Combustion Hood
  • Draft Inducer for Residuals