Nabertherm Top Loading Kiln TOP16-R

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Product Description

The Nabertherm Top 16/R pottery kiln is the perfect kiln for your hobby or workshop. Attractive design, low weight and good firing results are just a few of the advantages of the Top 16/R. This small top loader is perfectly suited for glaze or sample firings or for a beginners studio. Gas dampers make the lid very easy to lift.

The Nabertherm Top 16/R Pottery Kiln - The perfect kiln for your hobby or workshop.

Supplied with:

  • The simple and versatile B400 Controller
  • Base frame with short legs (table stand in image not supplied)

Heating elements protected in grooves, heating from all around

Three-layer insulation with light-weight refractory bricks and high-quality, energy-saving backing insulation, up to 60 liters (two-layer insulation from Top 80)

Thermocouple protected in the kiln wall

Sturdy, locking castors for easy movement of the kiln

Top 16/R available as a tabletop model without castors




  • Certified CE Compliant
  • Weight: 32 kg
  • Supply voltage: 230v 1/N/PE (Single Phase)
  • Power rating: 2.6 kw
  • Amps: 11.3
  • Maximum Temperature: 1320°C
  • 2 Metre power cable supplied
  • Plugs in using a standard domestic plug (UK/European)


  • Inner dimensions: 290mm x 230mm (W x H)
  • Outer dimensions 440mm x 650mm x 530mm (W x D x H)
  • Volume 16L
  • This kiln will fit through a standard 90cm doorway

Optional Kiln Furniture Set Includes:

  • 6 x 50 mm props
  • Two shelves measuring 225mm diameter x 10mm thick.

Delivery Details & Guarantee

  • Delivery times subject to availability
  • Delivery is to your driveway only and does not include installation. Please consider that you may need help to situate the kiln. 
  • Delivered directly from the supplier. If you order other items at the same time as your kiln, they will arrive separately.
  • Delivery is an all day delivery, please contact us if you need a timed delivery window as there may be a charge.

Our Palletised Delivery Guidance shows you what to expect upon delivery.

36 Month Manufacturer's Guarantee :

Nabertherm provides for a guarantee on the furnace function with respect to standard industrial use as well as on spare parts for 36 months starting from the day of delivery. Wear and tear parts (including thermocouple and elements) or damaged parts due to improper use as well as damages due to interaction between furnace components and charge are excluded from the guarantee. The warranty period for repair and service jobs is 6 months.


Program Controller B400:

  • Easy and individual programming
  • 5 programs can be stored
  • Delayed start time of the kiln (e.g. for using economy 7)
  • 4 freely adjustable segments
  • Input of the set points in increments of 1°C and/or 1min.
  • Skip-button to bypass a segment while the program is running
  • Hold times may be extended while the program is running

Controller pre-set programs (B400 and C440):

  • Normal biscuit firing -> 900°c
  • Slow biscuit firing -> 900°c
  • Glaze firing -> 1050°c
  • Glaze firing -> 1150°c
  • Glaze firing -> 1250°c

There is an option to upgrade to the C440 controller. The C440 has the same functions as the B400 but the larger memory means you can store 10 programs with 20 segments each.


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