SHIMPO VL-WHISPER pottery wheel


SHIMPO VL-WHISPER pottery wheel uses an exceptional Direct Drive motor. The Direct Drive motor is a brushless, beltless motor that operates on a magnet system and is electronically controlled. As a result, the motor is EXTREMELY quiet!


    • Direct drive system; DC brushless motor
    • 100 lbs centering
    • 14″ light alloy casting wheel-head, drilled for bat-pins
    • Adjustable legs
    • Legs can be removed for storage or tabletop use
    • 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 ControlRemote foot pedal
Wheel-head Speed0~250 rpm
Wheel-head DirectionClockwise/Counter-clockwise
Dimensions23 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 22 ¾”
Weight120 lbs
Ship Weight147 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!