Front aspect of the Discus Craftsman Plus Potters Wheel showing the two Bat Pins and the Centering Rings.
Discus Craftsman Plus Potters Wheel showing the two Bat Pins and the Centering Rings.
Foot pedal wheel speed controller fitted, with return spring.
Discus Control Box showing side and front views. The Power controller brings in 230 volts (on a 3 amp fuse) and reduces the voltage to ab even safer 24volts. The Control Box weighs just 5 kg
The front panel of the Discus Control Box showing the white two way switch enabling both clockwise and anti-clockwise direction of the wheel. The illuminated on/off switch, the socket connector to the Foot Pedal or Hand Controller and two in out leads.
Extra Set of Bat pins included in the Discuss Manual with the Bat Key.
Adjusting the height of the bat pin with the bat key.
Hand Controller as an alternative option to the Foot Pedalclose the galleryclose the gallery
Craftsman Potters Wheel
The “secret” potters wheel – this ‘hidden gem’ of a wheel was developed in the UK to a patented design by a world leading Engineer, ex Rolls Royce. Built to the very highest technical specifications and quality in Hampshire with all the main parts including the outstanding electric motor, wheel head and moulded components. Imported items are fasteners & small items.
Discus, probably the most powerful, compact and elegant portable table top electric potter’s wheel in the world, with no compromise on safe operation.
This rugged, wheel delivers constant torque so critical for clay working and often lacking in comparable products.
This portable wheel is light and easy to move and use whilst probably having more power than you will need.
The wheel speed is controlled by a foot pedal or, the optional hand controller. Discus Potters’ Wheels are a joy to use and ideal for beginners and hobbyists, classrooms, adult education, special needs, professionals and small production runs and will provide many years of reliable service.
Includes a Wheel, Controller, Foot Pedal & Manual, Bat key & spare bat pins.
Components are the best of their kind available and every care and attention is taken in their assembly. Should a component fail through normal use, we will be pleased to repair or replace it, at our discretion, for a period of five (5) years from the date of supply, with lifetime product support.
The Versatile Discus
Discus wheels are reversible, at the flick of a switch – great for left-handed potters.
The wheels will sit securely without fixing on any work surface.
When you have finished being creative, it can be easily lifted, moved, cleaned and stacked, freeing valuable space for other tasks and projects.
Easy to clean after use, just disconnect the bowl from the control cable and move to a sink where waste water can be tipped out and the bowl wiped clean.
The independent intelligent electronic controller combined with the technically advanced UK made 24volts DC motor in the wheel provides the means for the Discus potter’s wheel to safely centre up to 16kgs (35lbs), higher than its size might suggest.
The 6.5 Kg bowl is injection moulded in ABS plastic, Electronic Control box 5Kgs, the 500g foot pedal, fitted with 2.0 meters of cable is also made from high impact ABS plastic. The pedal and provides fine adjustment to speed of rotation. Hand speed controllers are also available. These component are not heavy or bulky so it is easy to carry and store, when you have finished being creative in clay.
Discus Engineered for durability
A low power plug/socket arrangement for the motor avoids the risk of incorrect connections.
Components are the best of their kind available and every care and attention is taken in their assembly.
Should a component fail through normal use, we will be pleased to repair or replace it at our discretion for a period of Five (5) years from the date of supply. In addition we provide a lifetime product support service
Discus bat retaining system
The cast heavyweight wheel head has two bat retaining screws which are easily raised with the provided Allen key to enable the bats to be securely mounted. We supply a range of bats up to 305mm (12″) to suit most needs.Hide full content