The SSI Series Slicers and are made of anodized aluminum alloy and feature red plastic knobs and clean lines for easy cleaning and sanitation. Decimal thickness regulator is highly reliable and precise. Carriage mounted on ball bearings allow for an exceptionally smooth and quiet operation. Built-in dual action blade sharpener easy to use. Fixed rear ring guard. Readily removable clear Plexiglas protection on product carriage. On/Off switch with indicator light. Large handle on carriage to assist in slicing. Powerful motor allows for cutting sausages, cold cuts, fishes, compact meats and even cheeses on an intermittent way all day long.