September 21, 2018
Kiln Pointer from Paragon:
Kiln Maintenance Seminar November 2 - 3, 2018
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Paragon In-Plant Kiln Maintenance Seminar November 2 - 3, 2018

Recent Q&As: Solid state relays

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Kiln Maintenance Seminar November 2 - 3

Seminar Location: Paragon Kiln Factory, 2011 South Town East Blvd., Mesquite, Texas 75149 (next to Fuel City off Highway 80 at the Belt Line exit)
 
Seminar Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
 
Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. each morning.
 
We will provide breakfast snacks and lunch on both days at the factory. On Friday night, we will treat you to a restaurant as our guest. There is no charge for the seminar or the meals.
 
Please fill out the registration form and call, fax or email the information to SkyLynn Teel. Click here to download the registration form and class schedule.
 
Voice 800-876-4328 or 972-288-7557
Fax 972-222-0646
 
Suggested Lodging:
Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Mesquite
1700 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149
972-329-3100
 
The Hampton Inn will be reserving guest rooms at a discounted rate of $99.00 a night for Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Saturday, November 3, 2018. Please make your reservation by 5 pm CST on Thursday, October 17, 2018. It is on a first come first serve basis. You can make the reservations by calling 972-329-3100 or visiting www.mesquitehampton.com .
 
We hope you enjoy the seminar. Let us know if you want us to add anything to the class schedule. It is a work in progress. We look forward to having you here.

Recent Q&As
 
Q. Do solid state relays improve temperature holds?
 
A. Yes. Solid state relays give more even temperature holds on small digital kilns. But not on large kilns such as the Dragon. The smaller the kiln, the greater the improvement in temperature holds. This is because a large kiln can’t fluctuate rapidly in temperature since the thermal mass of a large firing chamber is stable.

 
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News: Paragon introduces 3 zone knife making kilns
 
We have just introduced two knife making furnaces. The KM-18T Pro and KM-36T Pro have 3-zone temperature control, solid state relays, a guillotine door (the type that lifts with the aid of springs), the Sentinel touch screen controller, and ceramic fiber insulation.
 
 

People who come to the kiln seminars are serious. They ask questions about kilns and write answers in their spiral notebooks. The seminar is two days of intense focus. But it is also fun. The factory resounds with excited talking and laughter. Friendships are formed in a way that goes beyond emails and texting.

Thank you,
 
With best wishes,
 
Arnold Howard
Paragon Industries, L.P. – Better Designed Kilns
2011 South Town East Blvd.,
Mesquite, Texas 75149-1122
Voice: 972-288-7557 & 800-876-4328 / Fax: 972-222-0646 /
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