Tack Fuse Firing Schedule for Float Glass

Tack fuse firing schedule

Use this schedule for Stainless Steel Ribbon Molds, Tempered Glass Ice Plates and Bottle Glass chunks.  This schedule rounds the edges and tacks pieces together, but does not full fuse.

(1/4″ window or 2 layers bottle glass chunks, coarse frit)

Ramp Rate (F) Hold Temp (F) Hold Time | Ramp Rate (C) Hold Temp (C) Hold Time
300/hr 500 15 min | 148/hr 260 15 min
250 1100 10 min | 121/hr 593 10 min
250 1450 8 min | 121/hr 787 8 min
9999/hr 1060 45 min | 9999/hr 571 45 min
50/hr 940 0 | 10/hr 504 0
100/hr 740 0 | 38/hr 393 0
off to room temp | off to room temp

You will need to test this schedule in your particular kiln. My kilns range in tack fuse temperature from 1435F to 1450F. Test and adjust accordingly!

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