The Shimpo RK5TF

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Aspire Tabletop

Amazing, affordable, and accommodating… Aspire!

SHIMPO’s Aspire tabletop potter’s wheel can handle your most creative challenges. Its lightweight, compact design makes it easily portable; and yet its 20-lb centring capacity makes it a permanent addition to any studio or classroom. This Aspire RK5TF model has the foot pedal option and includes a splash pan and two bats. Your “Aspirations” are its only limit.

The Shimpo RK5TF features the following:

  • Electronic Controller – Actively maintains your desired speed
  • Reversibility: Accommodates right and left-hand users
  • Built-in area for tools and pots
  • Very low operating costs
  • One-piece moulded splashpan to eliminate leakage.
  • Two-year warranty for peace of mind
  • Drive capable of centring up to 10kg of clay
  • Motor: 1/8HP (100W) motor (AC230V 50Hz single phase)
  • Drive System: DC Motor with brush
  • Speed Control: Cast alloy remote pedal
  • Wheelhead Speed: 0-230RPM
  • Wheelhead Direction: Clockwise/counter
  • Wheelhead: 178mm light alloy casting with bat pins & 2 plasticbats
  • Dimensions : W365 x D515 x H230mm
  • Ship weight : 12kg