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KilnCare Ikon V61E Plug-in Pottery Kiln + Furniture

KilnCare Ikon V61E Plug-in Pottery Kiln + Furniture

Regular price £3,190.00 GBP
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    Plug in and get firing!

    Want a reliable yet precise and energy efficient kiln that you can plug in and get using right away? Meet the IKON V61, the bigger brother to the IKON V46 model. The IKON V46 has a capacity of 61 liters, 15 liters more than its smaller counterpart. 

    The IKON range has witnessed a rapid rise in popularity shortly after its release in 2019. The benefits of these high-end top loading electric kilns are enjoyed by more and more people around the world.

    The IKON kilns are extremely efficient and utilise the Kilncare 2022 GX insulation system.

    ✅ Plugs in to any normal UK mains socket - Eliminating installation time and cost

    ✅ Free Ikon V61 Furniture with purchase - Load your kiln with ease

    ✅ KCR32C controller included - Easy to use controller allows you to get firing straight away

    Sculpt your vision and let the IKON V61E do the rest.


    If you are unsure on which kiln is best for our needs, feel free to use our Kiln Selector tool.

    Check out the rest of the IKON range from Kilncare


    The IKON V61E Top-loading electric pottery Kiln does not require an electrician to install. It is largely similar to the IKON V46 model but has more internal space.

    1. Plug-and-Play Convenience:

      • KON V46 and V61E models come with a standard 13A plug and lead.
      • No hardwiring needed; as long as you have a standard wall socket, you can start firing.
    2. Unique machined lid insert of three section seal:

      • Unique three-section lid seal for enhanced heat retention.
      • Machined insert in brick lid acts as a heat brake.
      • Traditional brick-on-brick contact for initial seal.
      • Outer lining of low thermo-conductive fiber traps remaining heat.
    3. Excellently insulated chamber

      • GX Microport "super insulation"
      • Double layer floor insulation with full stainless steel under plate
      • Adding to the Ikon Kiln's immense energy efficiency
    4. Optimized Inlet Design:

      • Lower inlet port with raised shutter to prevent debris blockage.
    5. Unique exhaust mechanism

      • The IKON distinguishes itself with an adjustable shutter that controls exhaust efficiency, surpassing the norm with a larger design.
      • This shutter can be fully closed during critical moments, significantly boosting heat retention and optimizing overall kiln performance.
    6. Low level cool power panel, separate from element panel

      • Electrical components  strategically positioned at the rear and low level of the kiln.
      • Unique design employs a separate panel for heating elements
      • Ventilated mounting panel and intentional air gap work together to keep component temperature in check.
      • Remarkable longevity: This thoughtful arrangement dramatically extends the lifespan of electrical components, contributing to exceptional kiln durability.
    7. Effortless Lid Operation:

      • Twin gas spring lid lifts for even pressure distribution.
      • Minimizes stress on brickwork and prevents damage.
    8. Safety and Reliability:

      • Dual channel lid safety cut-off switch and over-fire protection.
      • Solid state relay control switching for silent operation.
    Perfect For:

     This electric pottery kiln is perfect for the experienced potter looking for a reliable long term option that is capable of precise temperature control.

    This model is perfect for studios with multiple kilns due to its high energy efficiency and ability to be plugged into any socket.


    Internal size: 416mm (Diameter) x 445mm (Height)

    External: Size: 725mm (wide) x 750mm (deep) x 890mm (High) 

    Capacity: 61Lts

    Weight: 105kg

    Power: 3KW

    Amps: 12.6A

    Voltage: 230v

    Maximum Temperature: 1200°C

    Controller included: KCR32C (KCR32C WIFI optional)

    Provided with U.K. three pin plug top and 2m lead.


    The KCR32C serves as a versatile multi-program controller tailored for glass, ceramics, and pottery applications.

    The controller 32 programs, each accommodating up to 32 segments.

    These segments consist of controlled heating/cooling ramps followed by soak periods. The controller comes pre-programmed with 9 standard glass programs and 9 ceramics programs that can be customised as needed.

    Notably, its slow rate capability, which can go down to 1°C per hour, makes it an optimal choice for intricate glass cycles.

    Highlighted features of the KCR32C Controller:

    • 32 programs, each with up to 32 segments.
    • Controlled heating/cooling ramp and soak in every segment.
    • Soak times up to almost 100 hours.
    • Ramp rates adjustable from 1 to 999°C/hour.
    • Pause and Segment Advance functions for program management.
    • Convenient remote operation for easy programming.
    • Delayed start option, up to 4 days.
    • Swift power failure recovery mechanism.
    • Energy usage display for monitoring.
    • Event/Damper/Fan relay outputs for enhanced control.
    • Alarm relay with buzzer for alerts.
    • Mains power switch for convenient operation.

    Pottery Kiln Controller

    WIFI compatible upgrade option

    Optional KCR32C WIFI Controller:

    The KCR32CWIFi shares the same internal features as the KCR32C but comes with the added advantage of remote accessibility and control through your mobile device.

    This marks one of the most significant advancements in Kilncare kilns in recent years. By utilizing Kilncares GATEway access site, you gain the ability to monitor your kiln's real-time operation. Whether adjusting programs or stopping firing, you can manage it from anywhere in the world, even if you're not in the same room.

    Additionally, the KCR32WIFI is equipped with a USB port, enabling direct program entry from a PC. This feature also facilitates updates and diagnostics without the need for physical visits to your kiln.

    Real-time Internet Access and Data Retrieval:

    The optional KCR32C WIFI provides seamless access to your kiln's real-time status from anywhere with internet connectivity via the Kilncare GATEway on the Kilncare website. This eliminates the need for travel to the studio or workplace to monitor the firing progress or its status.

    Kilncare gateway

    Within the GATEway, accessible with a unique password for each user, you'll find a firings library to store and label past firings, a notes section, a log, and more valuable features. This system empowers efficient monitoring and convenient data management.

    Delivery + Warranty:

    The IKON range has a 3-year warranty, which Kilncare are extremely serious about honoring. This covers all parts, excluding elements. This extended warranty underlines the exceptional craftsmanship and durability infused into these kilns, a testament to their enduring quality.

    Replacement elements can be purchased through us. Just give us an email on info@thepotterypeople.co.uk

    Delivery is free to all UK mainland addresses. Orders take 4-6 weeks.

    Standard Delivery

    Delivery will be made to the kerb side of your specified delivery address.

    • Please note that this service does not include any additional assistance with moving the kiln beyond the kerb side.
    • Standard delivery is the default option unless the customer specifically requests a Kilncare engineer delivery.

    Kilncare Engineer Delivery (Optional - Additional Cost):

    • If you require a more specialized and hands-on delivery experience, you can opt for our Kilncare engineer delivery service.
    • This premium service involves the assistance from trained Kilncare engineers who will ensure the safe and precise placement of your kiln.
    • Kilncare engineer delivery is available upon request and is subject to an additional cost.
    • The cost of this service is variable, depending on your delivery location and specific requirements. If you are interested in this engineer delivery, please get in touch on info@thepotterypeople.co.uk
    • To provide an accurate quote for this service, we will need specific details about your delivery location, such as the presence of steps, narrow entrances, gravel surfaces, and vehicle access restrictions.


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      Free Clay

      This Kiln comes with 12.5kg of Oxidising St Thomas Clay.

      • Optimal Firing Range: 1150-1280°C 
      • Suitable for cone 3 to 10.
      • Texture: 4.5 out of ten - on a scale from smooth (1) to coarse (10)
      • Shrinkage Characteristics: Exhibits 8% shrinkage at 1100°C and 11% at 1200°C.

      This versatile clay body is very popular for both earthenware and stoneware applications.

      Under normal or slightly reducing conditions, it develops an appealing speckled appearance. Durable and forgiving, it boasts excellent resistance to warping and cracking, making it perfect for both throwing and hand building. Exceptionally well-suited for educational purposes. Fires to a warm, toasted buff hue at stoneware temperatures. 

      Note: Your clay and kiln may arrive separately. We will let you know in advance when you can expect each item.

      Need Clay or Glaze?

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