All the PDF files linked on this page are taken from Skutt.com or from training literature made available by Skutt Kilns. All files are PDF and require Adobe Acrobat reader.
Skutt makes all shapes and styles of kilns. The information below covers the most popular models however much of the information is helpful for all models. For specific information on installing your specific model, please consult your manual. You can download manuals under the Manuals section.
The first portion of the manual discusses the installation process.
Designing A Kiln Room
Before you set up your kiln you need to make sure the room is designed to accommodate the safe and efficient use of the kiln. This document will help you with questions regarding electrical requirements, building codes, safety, ventilation and much more.
Choosing A Location For Your Kiln
This video discusses the key considerations regarding choosing the proper location to install your kiln.
Inspecting Your Kiln For Freight Damage
Freight damage is not covered under your warranty so it is very important to inspect the kiln very carefully before you sign for it. This video shows you how to identify signs of possible freight damage.
Disassembling Your Kiln
Many of our models are easier moved by disassembling them into smaller sections that are lighter and easier to move with through doorways or down stairs. This video shows you how to disassemble your kiln.
Reassembling Your Kiln
This video shows you how to reassemble your kiln if it has been taken apart for moving or repair.
Tension Your Lid Springs
Some people operate their kilns for years and are unaware that their kiln has a spring assisted lid because they never tensioned the springs. We need to de-tension them during shipping to prevent it from bouncing during shipment.
Vacuuming Your Kiln
This video describes how to properly vacuum your kiln before firing.
Placing Peep Plugs
Learn how to place your Peep Plugs so they stay in during the firing.
Test Firing Your Kiln
Learn how to properly test fire your kiln to make sure everything is operating correctly before you fire ware in it.
KMT/GMT Touchscreen Upgrade Kit Installation
Step by step installation instructions for upgrading your standard KilnMaster touchpad to the new Touchscreen controller.
KMT/GMT Printed Instructions
Download these instructions to help install your KMT Controller Upgrade Kit.