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The Nidec Shimpo RK-3D pottery wheel is used by professionals and is designed for regular daily work. The traditional boxed design conceals the most modern design of the pottery wheel on the world market. It excels in high performance, reliability, low noise and during throwing does not vibrate.
Professional pottery wheel Nidec Shimpo RK-3D is designed for regular throwing in established ceramic workshops. Thanks to its high performance, it can be recommended for large products up to 40 kg of ceramic mass. You will undoubtedly welcome the quiet running of the wheel, which is about the same noise as in a quiet room. The Shimpo RK-3D , along with the Whisper-T and RK-3E pottery wheel, is the world's quietest wheel and during throwing does not vibrate.
The RK-3D pottery wheel uses the most modern direct drive technology. The wheelhead of the wheel is located directly on the motor axis without using any gears, belts, gearbox, etc. Thanks to the design solution, the RK-3D wheel does not vibrate, which you will appreciate especially when throwing tall and narrow shapes. Torque does not drop even at low speeds, reacts very quickly and is extremely quiet - only 30 dB.
The pottery wheel is plugged into a standard 230 V household power socket. It consumes 400 W, which is very low, and its design is extremely energy efficient. The wheelhead is driven by direct connection and the wheelhead speed is stepless controled by the foot pedal or hand lever from 0 up to 250 rpm. You can easily change the direction of rotation of the wheelhead by turning the switch - clockwise or counterclockwise, depending on how you are accustomed. The pottery wheel has electronic protection against overloading and against sudden turning of the wheelhead in case of power failure. The risk of destroying the goods and the wheel is minimized.
The wheelhead is made out of light aluminum alloy with a diameter of 300 mm and is equipped with centering grooves. The advantage of the ceramic wheel RK-3D is the free rotation of the wheelhead at zero speed, thanks to which the wheel can be used as a decorative turntable for ceramics decoration. With a weight of 45 kg and a height-adjustable leveling foot, the pottery wheel is stable during work. Included is a two-part splash pan with two clips for easy and quick disassembly of the splash pan when cleaning without tools. It is made out of durable smooth plastic, so it is easy to wash. For cleaning, the turntable can be easily removed with the Allen key supplied in the package.
The Nidec Shimpo RK-3D pottery wheel has the same power and motor as the RK-3E, but does not offer that much flexibility. Compared to 3E, for example, it is not possible to adjust the height of the wheel, it has a fixed pedal with lever, no table for tools, two splash pan clips, and can not be used as a table-top model.
Professional pottery wheels RK-3D and RK-3E have the preparation for mounting the ball mill rack and jigger arm. This accessory can be purchased together with the pottery wheel, or later.
The Japanese company Nidec Shimpo Corporation, based in Kyoto, has been producing high-quality pottery wheels since 1952 and is a leader in its field. Nidec Shimpo is a traditional manufacturer and has won a number of Japanese and international awards for its innovative approach. Customers around the world have long been satisfied with their pottery wheels, therefore we recommend it to you.
We are the exclusive distributor of Nidec Shimpo pottery wheels for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. We have the largest quantity of pottery wheels in our market, so we are ready to dispatch the goods immediately. You can buy spare parts from us and we also provide authorized service. Contact us, we will be happy to advise you.
• centering capacity up to 40 kg
• direct drive connection – no vibration and noises
• easy to clean - two-piece splash pan with clips
• extremely low noise level of 30 dB
• weight 45 kg
• stepless speed adjustment 0 – 250 rpm
• fixed foot pedal with hand lever
• possibility to select the direction of rotation
• leveling foot
• rubber grips for easy carrying
• brushless motor
• protection againsts overloading and sudden rotation of the wheelhead
• preparation for installation: ball mill rack and jigger arm
• the worldwide known quality of the Japanese brand Nidec Shimpo
|Motor||400 W, AC 230 V, 50 Hz, brushless|
|Wheal-head direction||clockwise / counter-clockwise|
|Noise level||30 dB|
|Rotation speed||0 - 250 rpm|
|Speed control||electronic, stepless|
|Control||fixed pedal + hand lever|
|Approximate capacity||40 kg|
|Working height of the wheel-head||489 mm|
|Wheal-head||light aluminum alloy, diameter 300 mm|
|Free rotation at 0 rpm||yes|
|Splash pan||two-piece with clips|
|Ship weight||60 kg|
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