Troubleshooting Videos

Pottery Wheel Troubleshooting Videos

Potentiometer: Reset

How to reset the Potentiometer on the foot pedal of RK-3E, WHISPER-T, RK-55 and RK-5TF Pottery Wheels.

Potentiometer: Replacement

How to replace the Potentiometer foot pedal on the RK-3E, WHISPER-T, RK-55 and RK-5TF Pottery Wheels.


Air Breaker On Off Reset

Description: How to reset the air breaker ON/OFF switch on RK-3E.

Potentiometer: Fine Tune

How to fine-tune the Potentiometer on RK-3E, WHISPER-T, RK-55 and RK-5TF Pottery Wheels.


Adjusting the Dust Cover

Adjusting the dust cover on all SHIMPO wheel heads excluding the RK-3D, RK-3E, and RK-55 with foot pedal.

Removing the Wheel Head

Removing the wheel head on SHIMPO pottery wheels.


Regreasing the Dust Cover

Regreasing the dust cover in the event the adjusting the dust cover doesn’t eliminate the whirring sound.

Removing and Replacing the Splashpan

Removing and replacing the Splashpan from the SHIMPO RK-5T/RK-5TF pottery wheel.


Installing Blue Plastic Bats

Installing Blue Plastic Bats on SHIMPO RK-5T/RK-5TF pottery wheel.

Replacing the Belt

Replacing the belt on the SHIMPO RK-5T/RK-5TF pottery wheel.