Perfect for small spaces and new metal clay artisans! Totally self-contained, these kilns operate with a gelled alcohol fuel. Fill the small fuel cup, place up to 16 grams of unfired PMC3 pieces on the grill, and fire. Let the fuel burn off and the pieces are ready. The kiln is cast from a hard ceramic fiber material. This space age, lightweight material has exceptional insulating capability, which allows for higher temperatures for a longer period of than previous generation hot pots. The ceramic fiber material is also resistant to cracking due to thermal stress and will not shatter if dropped. Stats The Warm-up: In two minutes the kiln heats from room temperature to 1200degrees F. Firing: 10-12 minutes at 1200+ degrees F. Average Firing Temperature: 1375 degrees F over the 12-minute firing phase. Max Temp: 1550 degrees F. All automatic and without the investment of a kiln. Each kit comes with one kiln (two parts), one round firing grill, two flame arrestor grills, one ceramic fuel cup, one ceramic base tile, one 4 oz. bottle of gel fuel and instructions.