Precisely re-centring bats has long been a problem for potters around the world, causing works to be ruined and both valuable clay and money to be wasted. The
BatRetainer will solve this vital problem quickly, easily and cheaply.
Simply place the BatRetainer over the wheel slot the bat into place and start working. If you need to remove the bat to start another project then you can be sure that when you replace the original, it will be in exactly the same position as the time before. Also, because of the unique design of the BatRetainer there is no need to lever the bat from wet clay, deforming your work. Simply lift it off smoothly and safely.
Why use a BatRetainer Bat always centred, No drilling required, No wasted clay, No need to stick bats to bases, No changing of wheel heads required, Longer lasting bats, Reduced risk of contamination between different clays,
Batretainers to fit the Following standard production wheel heads
(25.5cm =10 inches imp),(27.5cm = 10 &13/16 inches imp), (30.0cm = 11&13/16 inches imp), (30.2cm= 11& 7/8 inches imp), and (30.5cm =12 inches imp) wheels heads. All Batretainers are supplied with one 12MM Birch Plywood Bat extra bats are available on request Batretainers for Other Wheel sizes can be produced please ask for a quotation
Batretainers are manufactured to precise sizes (In Engineering terms they are an Interference fit)
Ordering Measure the wheel head across, from one edge to the other this will give you the diameter
BatRetainers, comprising of one
Batretainer and a 12MM Birch Plywood Bat - £70.00 plus Posting and Packaging cheque or postal order, in Pounds
Please state size of wheel head when ordering.
Extra bats Cut from 9mm/12mm/18mm/ Birch Plywood £9 99p plus Posting and Packaging, per kg weight