The Vollrath 40756 Commercial Mixer is designed specifically for continuous use by small commercial businesses. It features a 5 speed direct-drive transmission that helps shift the gears more smoothly and quietly while the motor is on. Its digital control panel and 30 minute timer allows this commercial mixer to be programmed to your specific needs. The base of this 10 qt mixer is re-enforced with a non-skid rubber to ensure that it stays in place when in use. The gears are all made from alloy steel for a longer lifetime and smoother transition. An easy to read and function display label allows for fast changes to be made and an easy to use experience. Use this mixer in a deli, bakery or even your own home.