Brent Model #16 Adaptive Pottery Wheel



Product Description

The ideal wheel for use in any rehabilitation program. Wheel Chair accessible! The brent® 16 is the ideal wheel for use in any rehabilitation program. It is a variable speed power wheel with a frame that was designed in coordination with leading rehabilitation and therapy experts. The 16 wheel makes throwing on a wheel possible for persons who otherwise would not have the opportunity. Possibilities include use with a wheel chair, a standard stool, or while standing up. The 16 wheel can handle 150 lbs. of clay continuously. The 16 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 — electronic noise filtering for quiet operation
  • 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 — makes upgrades and replacements easy

Additional features of the 16 include:

  • Handles 150 lbs. continuously
  • Adjustable — a crank mechanism adjusts the height of the 14″ cast aluminum throwing head from 21″ to 35″
  • Mobile — The No. 16 wheel fits through any 36″ door and rolls into position easily on its hard rubber casters.
  • Stationary during throwing — Four rubber feet raise the casters off the floor to hold wheel in place and level the wheel
  • All-steel construction and solid table — for strength and durability
  • Variable speeds — Speeds from 0 to 240 rpm can be controlled by the hand lever/foot pedal which can be placed on the floor or clamped in position on the handy tray at the side of the table
  • Automatic Belt Tensioning — keeps the 6-groove poly-v drive belt tight for maximum performance
  • Cast aluminum 14″ wheel head — marked with concentric circles for ease in centering clay and includes two bat pins
  • Permanent magnet 1/2 hp, 5 amp DC motor — allows the user to work with up to 150 lbs. of clay
  • Reversible electronic speed control — assures maximum torque and smooth response both clockwise and counterclockwise
  • FREE Splash pan
  • FREE 14″ Plasti-bat