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PAPYROS®

KILN SHELF LINER

FEATURES

Reduce Prep Time
No need to mix or stir the primer, buy or clean an applicator brush. No need to wait for the fusing primer to dry between shelf coatings. Just cut PAPYROS to shelf size, place on the shelf, insert into the kiln and start firing!

Achieve Exceptional Separation
A single layer of paper will prevent glass from sticking to the shelf at full fusing temperatures.

Reduce Air Bubbles
PAPYROS is porous, allowing air to circulate. This reduces the probability of air bubbles from forming between the glass and kiln shelf.

Reduce Breakage
When shelf primer is applied unevenly, glass may stick to bare or unevenly coated areas during expansion. When this happens, glass can pull apart and break. PAPYROS ensures an even coat between the glass and kiln.

Protect & Maximize Kiln Shelf Life
PAPYROS protects and prolongs the kiln brick shelf life.

Fast & Easy Clean-Up
PAPYROS is quite durable, and tends to retain its paper-like qualities during firing, rather than decomposing into loose dust. This allows for fast and easy clean up.

Wide Variety
Available in a wide range of sizes and formats for the hobbyist or professional artist.

INSTALLATION & USE

Cut Sheet
Cut Sheet a minimum of 1/2″ (13mm) larger than the glass piece.

Place in Kiln
Place sheet on kiln shelf, then place piece of art directly on PAPYROS.

Fire
Fire art in usual way.

Remove from Kiln
Once glass has cooled, remove it from the shelf. If necessary, rinse off paper residue with water.

To Use:
Line the entire shelf, or cut a piece of PAPYROS measuring at least 1/2″ larger than your project (on all sides), then place your glass project(s) on the papered shelf and fuse as you would normally.

To Clean Up:
When you’ve decided that you’re ready for a new piece of PAPYROS, follow the Safe Handling instructions listed below to dispose of the expired paper. 

NOTE: If using a Shop Vac, ensure that your HEPA filters are changed on a regular basis so vacuum functions correctly. When using a trash basket, make sure you use one dedicated for paper disposal that has a fitted lid and is lined with a plastic bag. Empty trash bags on a regular basis.

Safe Handling:
Always follow these basic safety steps:

  • Wear gloves when handling.
  • Avoid breathing residual dust when cutting pre-fused PAPYROS, or cleaning post-fired PAPYROS from your kiln shef.
  • Wear a respirator that is NIOSH-approved for dust when working with PAPYROS.
  • Wear safety glasses with side shields.

TYPES & SIZES

Typical User Style Item Number English Metric
Easiest way to cover a small kiln Pre-Cut Rounds PYROS – 13C-100 13 in 33 cm
 

Perfect for occasional fuser

Sheets – 500 pack

Sheets – 100 pack

PYROS – 20.5x20.5-500

PYROS – 20.5x20.5-100

 

 

20.5 in x 20.5 in

 

 

52 cm x 52 cm

Crafters who want the benefits of a roll as well as the convenient space-saving dispensing box

Craft Roll*

PYROS – 20.5x82

20.5 in x 82 ft

52 cm x 25 cm

Provides the opportunity to benefit from purchasing a full width roll without the investment of a full bulk roll

Studio Roll**

PYROS – 41x33

41 in x 33 ft

104 cm x 10 cm

For serious fusing studios that require a high-volume roll at the lowest price

Commercial Bulk Roll

PYROS – 41x250

41 in x 250 ft

104 cm x 76 m

 

 

 

*Crafters’ Narrow Roll Covers 75 entire 13in shelves (56% better 13in shelf yield over using sheets)
** Studios’ Wide Roll Covers 90 entire 13in Shelves (133% better 13in shelf yield over using sheets)