Venco Pottery Wheels

Venco  is an internationally  renowned manufacturer and exporter of high quality equipment for ceramics artists and related pottery industry. Venco manufacture a range of electric potters wheels, pugmills and a hand-operated clay extruder. We have been exporting pugmills and potters wheels internationally since 1979. Venco equipment is world recognized as a leader in both innovative and quality equipment.

Venco Standard Cone Drive Pottery Wheel

All Venco Cone Drive Pottery Wheels feature the following:


One of the hardest wearing wheels available - used by many schools worldwide
Low cost
Speed range: 30-240rpm, infinitely variable dependent on foot pedal position
Free wheeling wheel head
Corrosion resistant aluminium tray and wheel head. Steel frame/body zinc plated and powder coated for extreme corrosion resistance
Light weight and compact
Foot operated speed control. An additional hand operated speed control with or without speed lock is available
Comfortable padded seat available as an optional extra
Guaranteed for 12 months against defective parts of faulty workmanship


Size: 685mm x 508mm x 558mm high
Main Bearings: Self lubricating bronze with double o-ring seals
Weight: 30kg
Linkage Bearings: Self lubricating polyurethane for vibration damping
Shaft: 25.4mm (1") diameter ground steel
All internal components zinc plated
Resilient mounted motor for smooth quiet operation
All control linkages mounted on vibration resistant, lubricated for life polyurethane bearings

For more information please feel free to contact The Pugmill via phone or email, details on the contact us page

Venco Direct Drive Pottery Wheel

All Venco Direct Drive Pottery Wheels feature the following:


Motor: Direct drive 550W (3/4 HP) permanent magnet
  • No belts or pulleys (nothing to tension, no belt thump)
  • Brushless design (maintenance free)
  • Ultra quiet and incredible low speed torque

330mm Die-cast aluminium tray
  • Constructed from marine grade aluminium
  • Very strong even in class-rooms

Two legs under wheel head
  • Where greatest stability is required.

Ergonomic Low Profile Foot Pedal
  • Speed hold feature; set the speed and take your foot off

Intelligent microprocessor based control system for smooth, precise control
  • Super quiet and smooth

Can be used as a floor or table model (remove legs)

Easy clean' touch pad control on side of wheel
  • Forward and reverse button
  • Finger-tip speed control buttons perfect for speed control while decorating

All stainless steel body and legs.
  • Structure guaranteed for 10 years

Energy efficient
  • Low power consumption.
  • 0 -300 RPM
  • compact for easy storage
  • CE approved
  • 110V- 240V 50/60hz operation

Optional Extras

Clip-on tray shelves
  • Hand oiled plywood with aluminium brackets

Standard wheel head bats
  • Drilled with holes to match wheel head. (hand oiled plywood) approx 340mm diameter

Riser bats
  • Increased thickness bat for increasing the wheel head height above that of the tray rim for throwing large diameter platters etc.
  • Made from hand oiled plywood.

Stand-up kit.
  • Stainless steel extension legs for stand-up throwing
  • Increases wheel head height to 84cm (33") from floor level.

Leg feet.
  • Extra feet may used to adjust the height of the wheel to personal taste.
  • Up to three feet may be used on each leg.
  • Each foot increases the height of the wheel by 22mm ( 7/8").
  • A set of three feet (one for each leg) is supplied as standard with each wheel

For more information please feel free to contact The Pugmill via phone or email, details on the contact us page