SHIMPO RK-WHISPER pottery wheel includes all of the benefits of the Direct Drive Motor with a compact design.


    • Drive System; direct drive DC brushless motor
    • 100 lbs centering
    • 12″ light alloy casting wheel-head, drilled for bat pins
    • Attached foot pedal with speed lever
    • Virtually quiet; no belts, no vibration
    • Wheel-head acts as a banding wheel when the pedal is at stop
    • Pedal stops the wheel head immediately; no belt means no extra rotation when stopped
    • Higher torque; no belts
    • Maintains a specific set speed when stepping away to center, even with slow speeds with 100 lbs of clay
    • 5 year warranty
Motor½ HP, 400 W, AC 115V, 60 Hz
Speed ControlFixed foot pedal with hand lever
Wheel-head Speed0~250 rpm
Wheel-head DirectionClockwise/Counter-clockwise
Dimensions20 x 21 x 20"
Weight116 lbs
Ship Weight142 lbs

VL and RK-WHISPER Pottery Wheel Promotion

All school orders in the 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES consisting of 5 or more SHIMPO VL or RK-WHISPER wheels will receive a FREE ADJUSTABLE STOOL with each wheel and FREE SHIPPING! Contact your local NIDEC-SHIMPO dealer today for more details!