Shimpo Whisper T - Belt Driven


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We recommend this wheel as it will never let you down from your starting career of pot throwing to the end ... always reliable with any weight of clay, you can literally throw a Grecian Urn on this wheel... it is a great choice. The Shimpo RK3T Whisper represents the next generation of potter's wheels. Responsive and powerful, offering high torque at all speeds. With an operating volume of only 30 decibels the Whisper wheel is by far the quietest on the market. This model supercedes the older orange W3T model.


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Shimpo Whisper T Direct Drive Potter's Throwing Wheel

 

*NEW BLUE & WHITE DESIGN RELEASED 2016*

The Shimpo RK3T Whisper represents the next generation of potter's wheels. Responsive and powerful, offering high torque at all speeds. With an operating volume of only 30 decibels the Whisper wheel is by far the quietest on the market. This model supercedes the older orange W3T model.

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-Piece Splashpan
  • Two year warranty for peace of mind


    The flagship Shimpo Whisper RK3T potter's wheel features

  • Robust cast alloy remote foot pedal
  • Heavy duty steel casing
  • Adjustable telescopic legs with 5 settings to accommodate all throwing positions (extension legs available)
  • Three-leg design offers easy levelling and stability.
  • 12" Aluminium alloy wheelhead (Wheel pins, Batt systems & batts available)
  • Built-in worktable for tools and pots
  • Modular design for compact storage
  • Powerful drive capable of centring up to 30kg (66lbs) of clay


    Motor

    Motor300W AC230V 50Hz single phase
    Drive SystemDirect Drive DC Brushless Motor with electric speed control
    Wheelhead speed0 ~ 250 rpm
    Speed controlRemote Foot Pedal
    Wheelhead DirectionClockwise/Counter-Clockwise
    WheelheadLight alloy casting, diameter 300mm
    Dimension745 x 575 x 585mm (max)
    Ship Weight45Kg

    **This product may be harmful to a person who has a pacemaker. Serious injury or death could occur. Consult a physician before using.**

    Why should I buy my Shimpo wheel from Potclays?

    Potclays are the ONLY OFFICIAL, AUTHORISED UK & EIRE DISTRIBUTOR for Shimpo wheels and pugmills and we can confidently offer you peace of mind that should something go wrong, we will do our utmost to resolve the problem and have the full support of Shimpo Japan in doing so.

    As we are the only official, authorised distributors for the UK and Eire, our Shimpo products are supplied direct from Shimpo's manufacturing facility on an authorised basis and are manufactured specifically for the UK market, therefore they have the correct electrical ratings, plugs, etc. and thus comply fully with UK regulations.

    We offer a full and comprehensive technical/after sales/warranty support: Our technical advisor is only a phone call away. You're never far from help when you buy from Potclays.

    We have regular shipments from Shimpo Japan, so in the unlikely event that something should go wrong with your wheel during its lifetime period, if necessary we can obtain spare parts quickly. All you need do is supply the model number and UK serial number and we can do the rest.