Brent B Wheel 1/2 HP
Designed to fill the needs of school and studio potters, the Model B is competitively priced, is quiet and solid, and can handle 150 pounds of clay continuously. NEW for 2009, the Brent B wheel includes the Brent Classic Controller with these features:
Optimal torque at all speeds -- wheel speed remains constant under varying loads for smooth feel and full control.
Quiet operation -- filtered SCR technology is very quiet and does not cause interference on AM/FM radios.
EZ-feel toggle switches -- on/off and forward/reverse switches are easy to locate. Forward/reverse switch has neutral safety position to assure somooth transitions when changing directions.
EZ-to-read indicator light -- protrudes from control box for viewing from potter's stool.
Easy to service modular connections -- for motor and foot pedal aid in the unlikely event of repair or replacement.
Additional BrentB features:
Handles 150 lbs. continuously
Reversible electronic speed control -- assures maximum torque and smooth response.
Legs are powder coated for greater durability and improved scratch and corrosion resistance.
All-steel construction and solid table -- for strength, durability and rigidity.
Automatic belt tensioning -- keeps the 4-groove poly-v drive belt tight for maximum performance.
Permanent magnet 1/2 hp, 5 amp DC motor -- provides dependable, variable speed control.
Durable, cast aluminum foot pedal with 4 foot cord -- offers smooth control and speed range of 0-240 rpm.
Cast aluminum 12" wheel head -- marked with concentric circles for ease in centering clay and includes two bat pins.
All wheels are shipped on a palette for safety reasons.