The Nesco 180-watt Food Slicer 8.7″ Blade FS 250 is made from heavy-duty materials that allow it to remain reliable over time. Nesco 180-watt Food Slicer 8.7″ Blade (FS-250): Full stainless steel sliding food carriage Detachable 8.7″ hardened stainless steel blade Adjustable thickness control range of 9/16″ Die cast aluminum food press 180-watt motor; 120 volts Kitchen food slicer will get the job done right Get thin slices quickly by using the Nesco 180-watt Food Slicer 8.7″ Blade FS 250. This unit has combined an elegant design with the performance of a powerful device. The kitchen food slicer can be used to easily cut meat, cheese, bread, vegetables and fruit quickly and precisely. It features precision depth control and a strong, high-quality 180-watt gear motor. It has a variable thickness control knob for a 9/16″ thickness range. The large, multi-purpose, 8.7″ stainless steel hardened serrated blade handles a wide range of food sizes and shapes. If you expect to slice a lot of cheese, we recommend a motor of 130 watts or more. Cheese can create a lot of blade drag, but the FS-250 slicer’s motor has the power to take it in stride.The Nesco food slicer will make a useful addition to the rest of the supplies and accessories in your kitchen. It is ideal for use in a business that sees many customers, but it can also be used at home.