$1,425.00 $1,140.00 $285.00
Item #: SRKWW
Orders of 5 or more wheels ship for free, plus you'll receive a new adjustable stool with each wheel!
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The Shimpo RK-Whisper represents the next generation of potter’s wheels. Responsive, high torque at all speeds, powerful and quiet. Not just quiet, but QUIET! This wheel is by far the quietest on the market; you can actually throw and hear yourself think at the same time...
The exterior of the Shimpo RK-Whisper resembles the RK-10, but that’s where the similarities end! This new wheel features a brushless DC motor and direct drive (no belt) system. The motor is electronically controlled and operated by a fixed foot pedal and hand lever. It’s reversible, and the steel body is durable under all conditions. A 12 wheelhead and two-piece splashpan are included as standard features.
NOTE: Please note that many customers outside of the United States will require an upgrade from 120-volt to 220-volt operation. Click here to add that upgrade.
+ Brushless DC Motor / Smooth, quiet, powerful, no maintenance
+ Electronic Controller / Maintains desired speed under all load conditions
+ Broad Speed Range / Allows optimum speed under all load conditions
+ Reversibility / Accommodates left and right hand users
+ Built-In Breaker / Motor is protected from overload
+ Fixed Foot Pedal w/ Hand Lever / Compact design saves space
+ Wheelhead Turns Freely at 0 RPM / Serves as a banding wheel
+ Two-Piece Splashpan w/ Built-In Table / Completes the package
+ Two-Year Warranty / Peace of mind
A Note from Shimpo: This product may be harmful to someone with a pacemaker. Serious injury or death could occur. Please consult a physician before use.
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Motor: 1/2 HP, 400 W, AC115V, 60Hz
Drive System: Direct drive DC brushless motor
Wheel-head speed: 0~250rpm
Wheel-head: 12", drilled for bat pins
Dimensions: 20" x 21" x 20"
Shipping Weight: 135 lbs.