QUEEN POTTERY KILN

QUEEN POTTERY KILN
Detail:
QUEEN POTTERY KILN
Product: Design and construction of kiln for firing pottery items.
Application: This kiln sinters all kinds of terracotta e.g. handicrafts, domestic articles and roof tiles, etc; uses low grade coal at a higher temperature resulting in conservation of energy as well as quality improvement. It replaces the use of wood by raw coal and saves 60% fuel.
Feature: The kiln can be operated by coal or wood in similar fashion as traditional biomass kilns. A uniform temperature of 900oC is attained in the kiln. Quality of terracotta is superior and breakage is minimised. The sintering period and fuel consumption are 60% less than in the traditional method.
Commercialisation: Commercialised.
Economy: 2.5 m2 to 12 m3.
Investment: Rs. 0.1 lakh to Rs. 0.3 lakh
Equipment: Civil construction
Raw materials: Red brick, clay, sand, iron grate.
Institute: Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar.
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