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Shimpo RK-3D Potters Wheel

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The RK-3D 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 RK-3D 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” wheel-head and two-piece splash pan are included as standard features.

 

  • Features & Benefits
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
Wheel-head Turns Freely At 0 RPM Serves as a banding wheel
Two-piece Splash Pan w/ Built-in Table Completes the package
Warranty 2-year

 

  • Specifications
Motor ½ HP, 400 W, AC 220V, 60 Hz
Drive System Direct drive DC brushless motor
Speed Control Fixed foot pedal with hand lever
Wheel-head Speed 0~250 rpm
Wheel-head Direction Clockwise/Counter-clockwise
Centering 100 lbs.
Wheel-head 12" light alloy casting
Dimensions 20 x 21 x 20"
Ship Weight 135 lbs. / 62kgs

 

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