Improved Yield With Precision Slicing The NEW Hobart HS6-1 Manual Meat Slicer has a 13" CleanCutTM Knife with a Stellite-alloy edge that stays sharp longer - lasting 2 to 3 times longer than carbon coated or stainless steel knives. A top mounted Borazon® Stone Sharpener with a lifetime guarantee, sharpens and hones in just 5 seconds and is also removable and warewasher safe for thorough cleaning. This new HS Series heavy duty slicer from Hobart can cut both meat and cheese easily, without shredding. Its machined grooves on the gauge plate and knife cover ensure smooth and even strokes, reduced drag, heightened precision and improved slice performance. Easy to Clean With all Hobart's HS Series Meat Slicers you will also benefit from the ease of cleaning and the exclusive protection features that support NSF 8 and your overall safety and sanitation goals. In addition to sealed seams, a seamless base, compliant fasteners and removable parts for easy cleaning, you will find exclusive features like: Zero knife exposure while cleaning or slicing - protecting your employees from injury Removable, warewash safe knife and knife removal tool Removable ring guard cover to catch product debris around the knife for easy removal during cleaning Tilting carriage system for ease in cleaning while on machine - or - remove the carriage system to allow for more thorough cleaning and sanitation Removable, rear-mounted meat grip, slide and arm opens up front of product tray for unobstructed loading and can be easily removed for cleaning Sanitary bufinished aluminum base with limited cracks/crevices or bolt holes where product can lodge and bacteria may grown No Volt Release - Slicer must be restarted if power fails or slicer is unplugged The HS6-1 Slicer has a 1/2 HP knife-drive motor and a Poly V belt knife drive system that runs at 430 rpm for optimal performance. Hobart Service factory-trained technicians are available to help install, maintain and service the new HS Series slicer.