KM1231 Refurbished Electric Kiln & Kilnmaster Controller

KM1231 Refurbished Electric Kiln & Kilnmaster Controller

Stock Code: KM1231-R

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Factory refurbished by our engineers and in fully working condition with some cosmetic flaws. Please click Notify when Back in Stock to receive an update when this kiln is available- price to be confirmed on completion.

Twelve sided refurbished electric top loading kiln with KilnMaster controller.

The KM1231 has everything most potters could need in a kiln with it's huge firing chamber- whether it is needed for large individual pieces or production, this is a serious kiln. As with all the KM models it comes with the KilnMaster controller as standard, which will even calculate the cost of your kiln firings. Solid State switching ensures quiet operation, and the kiln also has a lid lifter to assist opening.

Kiln Specifications:

Electrical: Single or Three Phase.
230 volts (x3) & Neutral / 72 amps / 17300 watts max.
NB Always size electrical supply for "continuous" load**
Please note this kiln needs to be wired directly into the electricity supply.

Maximum Operating Temperature: 1300 degrees Centigrade, Cone 10.
Firing Capacity: 325 litres / 11.6 cubic ft.
Opening: 71.45cm/ 28.13 inches.
Depth 78.74cm/ 31 inches.
Shipping Weight: 205kg/450lbs.

We recommend a clearance of 18 inches around the kiln- please refer to the product images in each model for product dimensions. If you have any questions or are unsure of your requirements, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to help.

Main features:

• Solid construction with a sectional design, giving the ability to easily dismantle the kiln for relocation & site the kiln virtually anywhere.
• Conservatively rated Kanthal A1 kiln elements and wiring.
• The innovative Lid Lifter comes as standard on our 10 and 12 sided kiln models, making it easy to unload your kiln with just a lift of a finger.
• 3 metre mains cable included with kiln (longer cable can be purchased for an additional charge).
• Spare thermocouple, 3 x 04 test self supporting cones and supporting manual included.
• 24 month warranty included (excluding kiln elements).

• FREE DELIVERY as standard (UK mainland) Click here for details.

• Commando Plug available as an optional extra (we recommend this for easy safe maintenance).
• Health and Safety “best practice” captive key interlock fitted as standard.
• Kilns include double relay system for additional security.
• *KilnMaster controller (up to 64 segments) fitted as standard. (KMT touchscreen controller also available as an optional upgrade- see suggested products below.)
• The reversible kiln lid is specially coated to eliminate build up of dust & debris.
• Two position lid brace- one for everyday kiln use & a second for allowing full access to the kiln chamber for unloading.

Download our top loading kiln leaflet here.
NB Hard copy available by request.

All KilnMaster kilns are CE marked and are addittionally fitted with an electro-mechanical Interlock as standard in compliance with The Health & Safety At Work Act 1974. All KM kilns are supplied with operators manual, Instructional DVD and a spare thermocouple

Please talk to our technical support for advice on 01782 319435.

Free Delivery

Please click on the links below for instructional and informative videos for our range of kilns.

Product Showcase: Kilns

Setting Up and Installing Your Ceramic Kiln

Using Your Ceramic Kiln

Performing Kiln Repairs & Troubleshooting

How long will my order take to arrive?

Orders placed via our website over the weekend will be picked, packed and despatched during our normal opening hours of 8.30am- 4.30pm Monday to Friday, therefore for instance an order placed on Friday evening would be processed first thing on Monday.

Orders placed before 12 midday Mon-Fri are usually despatched the same day. We will try our best to accommodate for urgent orders placed after 12 midday, however please note at busier times this may not be possible, therefore please try to bear this in mind when placing your order. We offer a choice of next day delivery or economy delivery, which will normally be delivered to you within 3 working days. Our carton and pallet deliveries are despatched via courier. Orders placed over bank holiday periods or during our Christmas shut-down are processed when we re-open.

Please note, pallet deliveries are kerbside only unless otherwise discussed.

Smaller parcels are usually despatched by Royal Mail standard post. Goods sent by 1st class mail to a mainland UK address normally arrive within 1-2 working days after posting, but please note this is not guaranteed.

Please note, during peak times such as school holidays and Christmas we experience a higher volume of orders. We despatch goods on a first come, first served basis, so if your order is urgent please contact us to let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. We would also advise that you place orders in advance where possible, as although we endeavour to despatch your order quickly there are occasions where traffic or weather conditions may affect delivery.

Can I specify a time for my delivery?

Our couriers deliver between the hours of 9am and 6pm- if you have specific opening times please inform us at the time of placing your order so we can update our records accordingly. If you would like your goods to arrive in either the morning or the afternoon, we can arrange this for you at an additional cost- please specify when placing your order and we will contact you to confirm.

What happens if I am not around to accept my delivery?

If our courier cannot leave the goods in a secure place they will usually leave a drop card to inform you that a delivery has been attempted- this will give details of your tracking number & local depot so you can call them to arrange collection or to have your goods re-delivered. However this can incur an additional delivery charge. Pallet deliveries are kerbside only. Please note should you choose to have your goods left outside your premises or at an alternative address this is at your own risk.

What is your policy regarding damaged/ broken items on my delivery?

Where possible, please check your pallet or delivery carton for any signs of outer damage and inform us as soon as possible. If any damage is evident please inform us within 14 days. In the event of an order arriving with damaged, broken or faulty items, we require a photo of the goods in question by e-mail to to enable us to follow this up with our couriers- we will then discuss any issues with you and arrange either a replacement or alternatively a credit note at our discretion which will be deducted from your next order.

Subject to exceptions, we are happy to accept returns of incorrectly ordered or mispicked items within 28 days of delivery. Your 28 day period begins on the date shown at the top of your invoice. Please call us on 01782 319435 or e-mail to inform us of an incorrectly picked or incorrectly ordered item. When returning items to us, please include a note or copy of your sales order or invoice with your goods to enable us to process your refund. We can either arrange a refund for the returned items or a credit note, the value of which can be deducted from your next order. Refunds will be credited to the original payment card. Goods must be returned in a fully resaleable condition and any lids, packaging and labels must be intact. Please note, we will only refund or credit the sale value of incorrectly ordered goods – not any return postage. We reserve the right to refuse an exchange or refund if goods are not returned in a saleable condition.

Please return items to:
FAO Returns
Cromartie Hobbycraft
Park Hall Road