Compact is size but not in ability. This sturdy and powerful Meat Tenderizer is ideal for small butcheries and meat shops. It easily allows user to use a medium quality slice of red meat and tenderize to a tasty and tender piece of meat. Hundreds of tenderizing blades go into muscle fibers cutting sinews. The result is a tender piece of meat, which will cook quicker and be tender and chewable. Great production capacity. Stainless steel construction. Rollers support made of cast aluminum. Safety switch on chute shuts down unit when removed.