Shimpo VL Whisper

SKU Vl-Whisper Wheel Categories ,




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

Must be shipped by freight carrier

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***Warning: This product may be harmful to a person who has a pacemaker. Serious injury or death could occur. Consult a physician before using.***

***Warning: The use of high acidic clays can be damaging to the surface of the aluminum wheel head, and may cause pre-mature oxidation, and pitting. We encourage the use of a bat between the surface of the aluminum wheel head, and the clay whenever possible.***

Additional information

Weight 115 lbs
Dimensions 27 × 32 × 16 in

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