The V8 Vitrigraph is designed for glass Vitrigraph work. It's built with a 2.75" hole in the base for this purpose.
We've mounted our thermocuple (temperature sensor) in the chamber corner which means more usable floor space and allows for larger pots up to 7.25" (competitor models have less usable floor space and are limited in pot size to about no larger than 5.5"). A larger pot equals more volume per session.
The V8 Vitrigraph is designed with an open base that provides plenty of room for glass release and manipulation. It also fits into many of the Vitrigraph stands that are commercially available.
V8 Vitrigraph Base
The V8 Vitrigraph floor includes a 2.75" hole machined into the base for Vitrigraph work.
The V8 can also be used as a standard kiln by replacing the base with a base that does not contain the vitrigraph cut-out. The V8 is truly multi-purpose. See our accessories section below for additional bases.
Vitrigraph Pots up to 7.5" in Diameter
Usable floor space is always good and the V8 offers the most of usable floor space of kilns this size. This extra usable floor space is made possible by positioning the thermocouple (temperature sensor) at the corner of the chamber as opposed to the flat side.
Vitrigraph pots up to 7.5" diameter can be used. This means more volume per session without the constant re-load and wait.
With the V8 Vitrigraph project size becomes less of an issue compared to competing brands.
The V8 Vitrigraph is designed in a stackable format. This allows the artist to convert from a vitrigraph to a standard kiln in a matter of minutes.
Stackable also makes locating the kiln that much easier as each piece is positioned independently. If you plan to convert back and forth between vitrigraph and standard use or are a travelling artist the stackable feature comes in very handy.
Swing View Equipped
V8 temperature controls are fitted to our Swing View Adjustable Enclosure.
The swing view is a pivoting, swing-up enclosure that allows you to rotate the control to a comfortable viewing and programming angle. Once you're done, lay it back down to see it from across your studio. It's that simple.
The swing view pairs well with touchscreen controls like the TAP II, Icon+ and Icon as viewing angle can be perfectly aligned. You'll love it.
Relay Access Port
The V8 incorporates our Relay Access Port for simple, no-panel-off relay replacement.
Simply remove the access plate to gain access to the mechanical relay. There's no need to remove the control panel and dig into the internal wiring. It's absolutely simple and effective and all it takes is a screwdriver!
It's a given that mechanical relays will fail at some point. This relay access port really comes in handy when they do.
120V Standard Plug
The V8 Vitrigraph operates from 120V and is equipped with a standard North American 120V plug. Connection is very easy.
We do make the V8 Vitrigraph in global voltages as well, by request. Please see the Build Options section below for details.
Multiple Control Options
The V8 Vitrigraph is available in a variety of controls including the Icon, Icon+, Tap II and Rampmaster 3.
At Evenheat we take the best control platforms on the market and make them even better by adding Special Limits thermocouples for precise temperature sensing and non-metallic faceplates for stellar Wi-Fi reception for on-line Apps. Visit our Controls tab to learn more about our controls and why they represent the very best that you can get.
Quiet Drive Solid State Relay Option
The V8 Vitrigraph is available with our Quiet Drive Solid State Relay option.
Our Quiet Drive Solid State Relay System offers tight temperature control, high reliability and increased heating element life. The Quiet Drive is arguably the best designed and best performing solid state system on the market.
Our default production for V8 Vitrigraph is 120V, Single Phase.
We do offer to build in 100V, 200V, 208V, 220V, 230V and 240V by request.
All controls available on the V8 Vitrigraph will operate properly on both 50Hz and 60Hz line frequencies. To say it another way, line frequency has no effect. It doesn't matter.
Evenheat recommends that you check your operating voltage before ordering or placing the kiln in service.
Voltage Phase Options
The V8 Vitrigraph is produced in a single phase design only.
3 phase Delta and Y (380V, 400V and 415V) designs are not available.
8" L x 8" W x 6.5" D - 0.24 Cubic Feet
(20.3cm L x 20.3cm W x 16.5cm D - 6.8L)
13" L x 18" W x 14.5" H
(33cm D x 45.7cm W x 36.8cm H)
Maximum Use Temperature:
120 Volts, 14 Amps, 1680 Watts, 50/60Hz, Single Phase
Power Cord Plug Configuration - NEMA 5-15
Available in 100V, 200V, 208V, 220V, 230V and 240V by request
Operates properly on both 50Hz and 60Hz
Consult with an electrician for proper fuse panel, service wire size, receptacle, and fusing requirements. This model, used for its intended and expected purpose, would not be defined as "continuous use". Continuous use is defined as continuous, full power on for 3+ hours.
35lb. (16Kg) - Approx.
California Prop 65
V8 Vitrigraph models may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
V8 Base without Vitrigraph Hole
V8 base without hole for use when firing glass and ceramic.
V8 Base with 2.75" Vitrigraph Hole
V8 base with 2.75" hole for glass Vitrigraph use.
Studio Pro Furniture Kit
1 - 7.25" x 7.25" Shelf
4 - 1/2" Posts
1 - 6 Reed Haik Brush (not as shown)
1 - 24oz. Shelf Primer - Hotline Hi-Fire Brand
The V8 Vitrigraph is a multi-purpose kiln and can be used for typical glass and ceramic firing. This furniture kit will give you everything you need for this type of work.
Studio Pro Shelf
Shelf - 7.25" x 7.25"
We offer shelf posts ranging from 1/2" to 6". In general you will always want to post up your firing shelf. We recommend using at least a 1/2" post.
Our Brushes are a wide and very soft brush used to apply shelf primer.
Shelf Primer - 24oz. (Dry)
Shelf primer creates a layer of protection between the kiln shelf and your glass as it prevents your glass from sticking to the shelf. It is generally applied using a soft brush like our Haik brush. It can also be airbrushed on with the proper equipment.
Our shelf primer of choice is a Hotline product called Hi-Fire. It's supplied in dry form and is mixed with water for application onto the kiln shelves.