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Shimpo Wheels
       Durable, Dependable, and Powerful

We can help you select, order, deliver, setup, and service a wide selection of potter's wheels, pug mills, extruders and slab rollers. Shimpo started making potter's wheels almost 50 years ago. They manufacture the RK Series, the Masters Series and the Velocity Series. Wheel accessories also available. Ask us about free delivery. Brent wheels are also available.


RK Series
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  • Patented RX traction drive system automatically increases torque at low speeds
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Fixed foot pedal with an arm lever
  • Table sold separately
Model Motor Wheel Head Dimension Centering
Capacity
RK10-Basic 1/4 HP, 200w, 115v,
60hz, AC

12   Inches 26"x18"x19" 50+    Pounds
RK10-Super 1/3 HP, 250w, 115v,
60hz, AC

12   Inches 26"x18"x19" 100+ Pounds



Masters Series
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  • Unique PWM controller
  • Industrial grade potentiometer
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Fully enclosed body
  • Remte foot pedal
  • Table sold separately
 
Model Motor Wheel Head Dimension Centering
Capacity
M-1 Mini Master 1/3 HP, 250w, 115v,
60hz, AC

12   Inches 26"x20"x20" 25+ Pounds
M250 1/3 HP, 250w, 115v,
60hz, AC

12   Inches 30"x20"x20" 25+ Pounds
M400 1/2 HP, 400w, 115v,
60hz, AC

14   Inches 30"x20"x20" 50+ Pounds
M750 1 HP, 750w, 115v,
60hz, AC

14   Inches 30"x20"x20" 100+ Pounds



Velocity Series
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  • Broad speed range (0 - 250 RPM)
  • External access to belt tension
  • Steel frame construction
  • Built in table
  • Remote foot pedal
  • Shipped fully assembled
  • Table sold separately
Series Motor Wheel Head Dimension
V35 1/3 HP, 350w, 115v,
60hz, AC
12   Inches


Compact Design
V75 3/4 HP, 250w, 115v,
60hz, AC
12   Inches


Compact Design


Wheel Accessories
Aluminum Banding Wheels 7 inch diameter, 4 inches high
Shimpo Banding Wheels
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Shimpo Banding Wheels
Cast Iron Banding Wheels
8.75 inches to 11.75 inches diameter
Plasti-Bats
  • Designed by studio potters
  • 1/4 to 3/8 inch thick
  • Will not splinter, delaminate, swell or shrink
  • Easy to clean
  • Impervious to water
  • Available in sizes from 8 inches to 20 inches diameter, with or without pin holes
Plasti-Bats

 
 

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