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There are two basic types of kiln: intermittent and continuous. With an intermittent kiln, the wares are placed inside, then the kiln is heated up and allowed to cool after the appropriate period. Continuous kilns are more common in industrial applications are built in the form of a tunnel where only the central section is heated and the wares move through on a trolley. An alternative arrangement is to have the heating on a moveable track to pass over the wares. Either of these is more energy efficient than repeatedly heating and cooling the same area but is not practical for the hobby enthusiast or small scale operation. The purpose of a kiln lining is to prevent the kiln walls overheating and energy being wasted. This can be achieved using dense bricks and mortar, insulation bricks and mortar, refractory castable or with ceramic fibre usually in the form of modules. Low thermal mass materials have the advantage of higher turnaround as the kiln will heat up and cool down quickly whereas higher thermal mass materials are more rugged and wear resistant.


Bio Soluble Fibre Insulation Blanket 25mm-Vitcas
Bio soluble Fibre Insulation Blanket is of the highest quality in its class and is 128KG/m³ density. VITCAS BIO blanket can withstand temperatures of up to 1200ºC/ 2192ºF
Ceramic Fibre Blanket 25mm-Vitcas Ceramic Insulation
Ceramic Fibre Insulation Blanket is of the highest quality in its class and is 128KG/m³ density. VITCAS ceramic blanket can withstand temperatures of upto 1260ºC/ 2300ºF
Insulating Fire Bricks-Vitcas Grade 23
Vitcas Insulating Fire Brick 230x114x76mm Grade 23 Resistant to 1260 C /2300 F
Insulating Fire Bricks-Vitcas Grade 26
Vitcas Lightweight Insulating Firebrick 230x114x76mm Grade 26 Resistant to 1430 C/ 2600 F
VITCAS Ceramic Fibre Adhesive 310ml
VITCAS Ceramic Fibre Adhesive is used with all types of ceramic fibre products; blankets, boards, modules and other insulation products to adhere them to bricks, cement or metalwork. Examples include lining the sides of a forge and insulating an wood fired oven.
VITCAS Fire bricks 230x114x76mm
42% Alumina Fire Clay Bricks Size 230 x 114 x76mm. Maximum temperature in service up to 1450°C For kiln linings, ceramics, metal casting, forges and brazing hearths
Vitset 45-Refractory Mortar Ready Mixed
VITCAS Vitset 45 High Alumina Refractory Mortar up to 1700°C /3100°F