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Old 2015-08-28, 11:37am
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Default Oxidation Reduction

Electric kilns produce an oxidizing atmosphere.
Gas kilns produce a reduction atmosphere.
I have used charcoal in my electric kiln and it works fine.
Mostly I was stopping the devitrifying on the surface of the glass
while making bent glass lamp shades.
This problem is more caused by the electric kiln running the
temperature up to fast. I never did ramp things up or down.
Just thought I would post this incase any kiln fire people are
having that problem.

Have fun, Wayne
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