The Robot Coupe R8 vertical cutter mixer is quite the workhorse with its ability to puree, mix, chop and blend your favorite ingredients in 8 qt quantities. The heavy-duty stainless steel bowl includes a 2 blade smooth knife assembly and a see-thru lid with vents for safety, an air tight seal and a funnel. Not only is this vertical cutter durable but it is powerful too! It comes equipped with a three phase 3 horsepower motor capable of 2 speeds ranging from 1,725 – 3,450 RPM. The pulse switch is another handy feature Robot Coupe incorporated allowing you to add short bursts of power at will.