pyrometric cone


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pyrometric cone

[¦pī·rə¦me·trik ′kōn]
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Ideal throwing characteristics play a secondary role to the ability to withstand high firing temperatures (pyrometric cone 12) with a minimum of distortion and shrinkage.
The hole provides a way to look into the kiln at different levels (always use eye protection) to see well-placed pyrometric cones that measure the "heat work" (time and temperature) that has occurred.
Comments on efficient air and heat flow, and the use of pyrometric cones is of value in this worthwhile video.