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Skutt Kilns Scarab XL Flameworking Glass Kiln


Skutt Kilns Scarab XL Flameworking Glass Kiln
Skutt Kilns Scarab Borosilicate Flameworking Glass Kiln


 
Skutt Kilns Scarab XL Flameworking Glass Kiln
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Skutt Kilns Scarab XL Boro Flameworking Glass Kiln


Skutt Glass Kilns Point RestSkutt Kilns Scarab XL Flameworking Glass Kiln: If you are serious about flameworking you need serious equipment. Designed by a flameworker, specifically for flameworking Borosilicate glass.
Skutt Scarab XL kiln specsApproximately 27 in. x 26 in. opening and 20 in. high: 8.1 cubic feet.

The Scarab line of kilns were designed by renowned Flameworker, Marcel Braun specifically for working with Borosilicate Glass. The controller has simple to use built in programs for Annealing, Striking and Repairing or you can design your own. The doors were engineered for smooth operation and a perfect fit. The fan cooled solid state relays are reliable, quiet and easy to access with the unique slide out chassis. Marcels custom designed Secondary point rest is now standard on all Scarab Models. The secondary point rest slides in and out and up and down to accommodate just about any length and diameter of tubes and rods. Custom rolling stands are also available for all Scarab models except the Micro.

Contents List

Scarab XL Kilns should arrive fully assembled except for the doggie doors and counterweights. The are packed in a custom wood crate for maximum protection

Packed with the kiln you will find the following items:

  • Operating Manual
  • Extra Thermocouple (unless Type S)
  • Warranty Card
  • 2 Counterweights
  • 3 Doggie Doors

This kiln ships fully assembled. Packed with the kiln you will find the following items: Operating Manual Extra Thermocouple (unless Type S) Warranty Card

Built in Forklift Channels

Did I mention these kilns are heavy? Every Scarab XL kiln is equipped with built in forklift channels for moving with a forklift or pallet jack.

Skutt Scarab XL Optional secondary point restOptional Secondary Point Rest

The Optional Secondary Point Rests, another unique design of Marcel Braun, are generally ordered on just about every Scarab that goes out of here. Flameworkers love its ability to hold long handles, preventing their work from popping up off the floor. Its well thought out design allows you to move the rest to almost any position you want. It not only moves in and out but also moves up and down. The scalloped edge ensures that your rods will stay in place. Do Not Forget To Order This Upgrade.

Skutt Glass Kiln Controller

The Controller

  • The software for the COE Controller was developed by Flameworker Marcel Braun to fit the specific needs of the Boro Flameworker.
  • It can be easy as pressing Go to start working and Go twice to anneal your piece and call it a night.
  • The Controller is programmed to heat to 1100 F but you can set it for whatever temperature you want.
  • You can choose between the 3 preset Annealing programs or creat your own.
  • Marcel knows how important to know how long your piece is at he set point temperature. That is why he programmed a feature in the controller that tells you exactly that amount of time. If you dip below that temperature it waits until it is back to set point and restarts the clock.
  • It also includes built in striking and repair programs.

  • Skutt Scarab Flameworking kiln point restsPrimary Point Rests

  • The Primary Point rests are designed to slide up and down to support your rods and tubes. If your handles are extremely long we would suggest adding the Optional Secondary Point Rest which extends further out from the kiln and is fully adjustable up and down.


    When you are ready to anneal you slide all 3 point rests up tight against the doggie doors to seal off the chamber.

    The point rests are constructed of solid brick and stainless steel for maximum life. To operate them simply loosen the the knob, slide the rest to the position desired and tighten the knob. It was specifically designed to be a one hand operation so you can hold your glass with the other hand.

  • The “Doggie” Doors

    Skutt Scarab Kiln DoorsThe Doggie Doors (sometimes referred to as bead doors) are the brainchild of master flameworker Marcel Braun. They are constructed using a channeled stainless steel frame which holds a section of soft fiberboard. When you close the door it rests gently on your glass handles, sealing in the heat without scratching the glass. If they ever wear out you can replace them easily and inexpensively. The doors are counterbalanced to stay open on there own with weighted wood handles that stay cool to the touch.

    One of the most valued design elements of the Scarab and Scarab XL kilns is the introduction of the Center Door. The center door allows you to use a single larger diameter tube or rod without affecting the tight seal on the other rods. Without it the larger diameter tube would hold the doggie door up higher, allowing unnecessary heat to escape…Brilliant!

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