Cone System Metal Clay Firing Method

Temperature Should Required 1200 Degrees

The SpeedFire Cone System, as pictured in Figure 3.18, is made up of a fiber cone that is connected to a tank of propane, and therefore, since propane burns at around 3450 degrees F, it becomes plenty hot enough to fire all types of metal clay, not just the low-fire varieties. It can also fire up to 100 grams of metal clay. Now, propane can actually become too hot and end up turning your silver clay into silver puddles, so this system also includes a pyrometer, which is a device used to control...

Hot Pot Metal Clay Firing Method

This ceramic hot-pot kit, pictured in Figure 3.10, is designed with PMC3 in mind. It is a possible alternative to a torch if you aren't ready to pick one of those up or if you have three-dimensional items, like beads, that might be a little tricky to fire using a torch. The pot consists of a small pot filled with fuel that burns inside of the bottom of the pot. It takes about 15 minutes to fire a piece of metal clay that is 20 grams or less, no larger than a silver dollar or fifty cent piece....