Your Expert and Leader in Kiln and Pottery Supplies Across Africa

Van Tuyl Kilns and Furnaces

Established in 1963, Van Tuyl Kilns & Furnaces is the leading manufacturer of superior quality kilns, furnaces, and pottery equipment for the local and international market. We cater to a diverse customer base - from Hobbyists, Artists and Educational Institutions to the Engineering, Industrial, and Mining sectors.

We aim to keep stock of the most commonly used Top and Front Loading Kilns or can manufacture a custom kiln based on your requirements and specification. All our kilns are fitted with a fully programmable Van Tuyl controller We also produce Laboratory Kilns; Dental and Burnout Kilns; Heat treatment furnaces; Drying Ovens; Blungers; Pug Mills; and Clay Mixers.

If it's not in stock, we can manufacture your equipment within 4 to 6 weeks. You can rest assured that you will get only the best. Our skilled team is dedicated and will build you a well-designed, highly effective piece of equipment.

We import a range of other equipment that includes Slab Rollers, Banding Wheels, Potter's Wheels and Extruders. Check out our products section for more information.

Does your kiln need a service or repair? We carry a full range of spares and have skilled technicians that can service or repair your kiln in the Gauteng region. Not in Gauteng? We can recommend network approved technicians and suppliers in other regions. Contact us for more information.

Van Tuyl Studio

Over the last few years we have expanded into a functional studio and retail shop under the Van Tuyl Studios banner.

We are your one-stop-shop for all your pottery needs where you can find a variety of clays, various ranges of quality glazes suitable for earthenware, stoneware and Porcelain, and a multitude of tools and accessories. We are the sole distributor in Africa for the Colorobbia Art glazes and products imported from Italy, and stock the widest range of the US brand Amaco in the Gauteng region.

You do not have to physically visit us to have access to our products and services but can order via our website, Email, on Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook or telephonically. Your order will be neatly packed and dispatched promptly.

We also offer our functional studio as a space where you can experiment, test out some of our products, have a go at the potter's wheel, and fire your creations in one of two kilns. An ideal option for those starting out and wanting to test the waters.

Van Tuyl Studios has built a reputation for premium quality products, exceptional customer service and dependability and look forward to continue to build and grow this part of the business around what our customers need.