Shimpo RK3E-VL ½HP Whisper Wheel

Stock Code: P6327
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£1,438.59 (exc VAT) per EACH
£1,726.31 (inc VAT)
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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 wheelis 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 yourdesired speed under all load conditions
Reversibility: Accommodates right and left-hand users
Built-In Breaker: Motor protected from overload
Wheelhead: Turns Freely serves as a banding wheel
Very low operating costs
Two-Piece Splashpan
Two year warranty for peace of mind.
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
Can be fitted with Easilift Wheelhead see: P6371/A for details and cost.
Built-in worktable for tools and pots Modular design for compact storage
Powerful drive capable of centring up to 45kg (100lbs) of clay
Motor: 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
Dimensions 600mm x 702mm x 580mm


All wheels are shipped on a palletfor safety reasons.

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John Summerfield - 15/05/2020
This for me is the best wheel on the market for the studio potter. I researched the market and consulted with more experienced potters around the world! Not everyone agrees but everybody highly...
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