Kiln Elements (for most kilns);
Hilldav advises that at the end of this calendar year, December 2021, we will cease business. We will no longer be repairing and servicing Electric Kilns and Etching Presses. The Hilldav Etching press will still be manufactured and sold by ABC Light Engineering. Please send all enquiries for presses to firstname.lastname@example.org
With over 45 years of experience manufacturing and servicing pottery kilns, as well as providing a Firing Service for customers. We can provide support and repairs to most makes of kilns.
This experience helps us to advise on the best Controllers and firing programs to suit your kiln.
Sales & Service
Hilldav has been making and servicing Etching Presses for 45 years. Our range of Etching Presses are suitable for Metal Plate, Wood Block and Lino Printing.
In our range you will find presses from the smallest bench mount press, all the way to a 1m – 2m press for the professional print maker.
We manufacture a range of elements as well as selling element wire. We can also custom manufacture elements for most makes of kilns – just let us know what make & model you have, and we can make an element for you.
Pottery Wheel Service
The Venco Cone Drive pottery wheel is one of the hardest wearing wheels available – used by many schools worldwide. We have been selling the parts and servicing the Venco Cone Drive pottery wheels for 45 years.
Hilldav: A History
Hilldav started life making pottery kilns in 1974; we made a range of pottery kilns for both pottery and industry. About the same time we started making Etching Presses. Using traditional bottom roller drive but with modern materials.
We started in a small workshop but as we expanded, we soon moved to a factory in Old Toongabbie where we stayed until 2013.
In 2013 we discontinued production at the Old Toongabbie site and have moved to a smaller site to continue support and repairs for Kilns and Presses.