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Once the cement block "oven cylinder" was completed and lined with insulation the space above the oven dome was filled with 15,000 pounds (approimately 6,804 kilograms) of Chamotte insulation. Charmotte insulation is a heat-resistant sand made with the same white clay used to make the oven bricks.

Once the cement block “oven cylinder” was completed and lined with insulation the space above the oven dome was filled with 15,000 pounds (approimately 6,804 kilograms) of Chamotte insulation. Charmotte insulation is a heat-resistant sand made with the same white clay used to make the oven bricks.