PLEASE NOTE THAT ITEM IS AVAILABLE ON BACK ORDER. SHIPMENT CURRENTLY IN TRANSIT. ETA END OF JUNE. We accept pre-payment
We are the only NZ Authorized Distributor. If you purchase a Shimpo wheel from somewhere else, please note that they are not an authorized distributor. All warranties will be void.
All our Nidec-Shimpo wheels are certified as per AS/NZS 60335.1:2011 incl. Amdts.1-5
Certificate can be provided upon purchase of the wheel.
Top of the Shimpo range and arguably the best wheel currently available is the RK-3E. Responsive, high torque at all speeds, powerful and extremely quiet. It’s a quiet that must be NOT heard to be believed! The body is adjustable from bench top to freestanding of various heights to suit all applications. It is portable yet powerful. This machine is for professional and studio potters who need flexibility, durability and performance.
Specifications: MODEL: RK – 3E MOTOR OUTPUT: ½ HP, 400W , 7Amp MOTOR INPUT: AC230/240V, 50Hz / 60Hz DRIVE SYSTEM: Direct Drive DC Brushless Motor SPEED CONTROL: Remote Foot Pedal cord 2 Meters WHEELHEAD SPEED: 0 – 250rpm WHEELHEAD DIRECTION: Clockwise/Counter-Clockwise switch reversible CENTERING CAPACITY: 45kg (100 LBS.) WHEELHEAD: 350mm (14 inch) alloy casting. DIMENSION: 600mm x 702 x 315 to 580 adjustable (width length height) WEIGHT: 42.5kg (ship weight 54kg, or 120 LBS.)