This mixer is heavy-duty, precision crafted, versatile unit, totally enclosed, permanently lubricated, thermally protected motor. Gear driven and has 3 pre-selected fixed speeds. # 12 taper hub front port. This unit uses a planetary mixing action that consistently blends, mixes and aerates all ingredients with satisfactory results. Equipped with an overload switch to protect the motor. Heat treated carbon steel gears are fully sealed to allow durability and dependability with quiet operation. A hardened steel worm and alloy bronze worm gear transmit power from motor to transmission. Manual bowl lift is lever operated and self-locking in top position. The stainless steel, wire front bowl guard opens easily for adding ingredients. The safety guard prevents the unit from running if it is opened. This unit comes standard with Stainless Steel Bowl, Spiral Dough Hook, Flat Beater, and Stainless Steel Wire Whip. The switches are moisture resistant. ETL Approved.