The Chard #12 Grinder has a 500 watt heavy-duty motor and grinds up to 6 pounds per minute. Made of powder-coated cast aluminum for commercial quality in your home. Stainless-steel cutting blade for added durability. Unit has thermal reset button that provides overload protection. Includes pusher large and small sausage attachments stainless-steel cutting blade and 3 sizes of hardened sintered steel cutting plates (coarse/medium/fine). All grinder accessories conveniently nest in food pusher. 4-position switch includes slow-turning sausage-stuffing mode full power-grind mode reverse mode and off. Design places front feet of grinder in front of feeder for stable use while grinding. Built-in cord storage keeps grinder organized and neat when not in use.