The 609 electric food slicer from Chef's Choice is made from sturdy cast-aluminum and stainless steel and features a powerful, cool running, gear driven, high torque motor. The meat slicer has a tilted food carriage that allows for fast and efficient slicing and a multi-purpose stainless steel blade (17cm / 7 inch diameter) that can slice a variety of different foods. The food carriage, food pusher, and food deflector can all be removed for easy cleaning. The large capacity food carriage retracts fully to permit slicing for extra large roasts, hams, and other foods. The food slicer has precision slice thickness control to allow you to select from deli-thin to approximately 3/4" thick slices. The Chef's Choice electric food slicer has 100 watts, weighs 9lbs, and has a 1 year warranty.