The Shimpo RK3E VL Whisper represents the next generation of potter's wheels and is the flagship of the Shimpo range. Responsive and powerful, offering high torque at all speeds. With an operating volume of only 30 decibels this wheel is by far the quietest on the market.
The Shimpo Whisper potter's wheels feature the following:
Brushless DC motor - Smooth, quiet (30 decibels) powerful, no maintenance
Electronic Controller - Actively maintains your desired speed under all load conditions
Reversibility: Accommodates right and left-hand users
Built-In Breaker: Motor protected from overload
Wheelhead: Turns Freely at 0 RPM - serves as a banding wheel
Very low operating costs
Two year warranty for peace of mind
The flagship Shimpo Whisper RK3E VL potter's wheel features
Robust cast alloy remote foot pedal (detachable)
Adjustable telescopic legs with 5 settings to accomodate all throwing positions (extension legs available)
Three-leg design offers easy levelling and stability.
Large 14" Aluminimum alloy wheelhead including wheel pins.
Built-in worktable for tools and pots
Modular design for compact storage
Powerful drive capable of centring up to 45kg (100lbs) of clay
The Shimpo RK3E VL Potter's Wheel features a powerful 1/2HP (400W) motor (AC230V 50Hz single phase)
Drive System: Direct Drive DC Brushless Motor
Speed Control: Remote Foot Pedal
Wheelhead Speed: 0-250RPM
Wheelhead Direction: Clockwise/counter
Wheelhead: 350mm/14 light alloy casting
600mm x 702mm x 580mm