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VL-Whisper Potters Wheel


  • The superior technology of SHIMPO's RK-Whisper potter's wheel and the popular features of SHIMPO's Velocity V75 potter's wheel have been combined to create the second model in SHIMPO's Whisper series potter's wheels: the VL-Whisper. The VL-Whisper pottery wheel uses a 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! Responsive, high torque at all speeds, powerful and we can now say the quietest wheel in the potter's wheel market. It's a quiet that must be heard to be believed!
  • VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel Motor ½ hp, 400W, AC 115V, 60Hz

    Speed Control Remote Foot Pedal

    Wheel-head Speed 0-250 rpm

    Wheel-head Direction Clockwise/Counter-clockwise

    Centering 100 lbs.

    Wheel-head 14" Alloy with Bat-pins; acts as a banding wheel when the pedal is at stop

    Adjustable Legs

    Legs can be removed for storage or tabletop use

    Higher Torque and Virtually Quiet; no belts, no vibration!

    Pedal stops the wheel head immediately; no belt means no extra rotation when stopped

    Maintains a specific set speed when stepping away to center, even with slow speeds with 100 lbs of clay

    5 Year Warranty

    Nidec-Shimpo Catalog Page

    VL-Whisper Instruction Manual