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  • Furnace VS Kiln: Definition and Difference

    Kiln Definition. A kiln is a thermally insulated chamber, a type of oven that produces temperatures sufficient to complete some process, such as hardening, drying, or chemical changes. Various industries and trades use kilns to harden objects made from clay into pottery, bricks etc.. A kiln is an oven or furnace or a heated chamber, for the purpose of hardening, burning, calcining or drying ...

  • Could a pottery kiln be used for melting metals? | Yahoo ...

    Oct 04, 2010 · Could a pottery kiln be used for melting metals? I've been looking into making rings, but in order to melt gold, silver, and other quality metals you would need a $1000 smelter, which still only reaches about 3000 degrees Fahrenheit. I've heard of some kilns that reach temperatures of 6000 degrees plus, for only $500 to $700. Would it be...