Shimpo implements superior technology into every wheel they make. You'll be amazed by the responsive, powerful and durable features of a Shimpo pottery wheel. The Shimpo VL Whisper Wheel is one of the most popular models on the market and it's no wonder why- with a direct drive motor handling 100 lbs of clay, a two year warranty, and a powerful 1/2 horsepower motor so quiet you have to hear it to believe it- this wheel is built to last a lifetime. For a wheel that's lighter in price, artists love the Shimpo VL Lite Pottery Wheel. The VL Lite gives you the durability of a 1/2 horsepower motor, but is light on extra features, making it portable and affordable. For the hobbyist or artist on the move, you'll love the convenience of the Shimpo Aspire Pottery Wheel. This Aspire tabletop wheel is lightweight and compact, yet can handle centering 20lbs of clay.
If you are looking to add a Shimpo wheel to your studio or classroom, but aren’t sure what model is the best choice for you, we’re happy to help you figure it out! Give us a call and our knowledgeable staff will help you out.
Yosuke using the Shimpo VL Whisper Wheel.
|VL Lite||25 lbs.||½ hp, 100W DC||84 lbs.|
|VL Whisper||100 lbs.||½ HP, 400 W, direct-drive brushless motor||135 lbs.|
|RK Whisper||100 lbs.||½ HP, 400 W, direct-drive brushless motor||135 lbs.|
|Aspire Table Top||20 lbs.||100W DC||30 lbs.|