The Nesco FG-180 Food Grinder lets you make your own variety of sausages, ground meat, sandwich spreads, relishes, pates, and appetizers. A powerful 500-watt motor, stainless steel body and cutting blade and three grinding plates offer a choice of fine, medium and coarse grinding plus shredding. Easy-to-operate reverse function allows auger rotation to safely dislodge blocked food. The unit features a metal gear box and gear shaft with an easy to remove grinder head. The included sausage stuffer and food pusher fits conveniently inside storage box. Disassembles for easy cleaning.