The 5801 Meat Saw is rugged, durable, and easy to clean. The saw is equipped with a water resistant 3 HP electric motor and direct gear drive transmission that provides a blade speed of 3500 feet per minute. The carriage has stainless steel ball bearings providing easy travel and dependability. The shaped front edge of the carriage is comfortable to the operator's body even when leaned on during movement. The carriage lock is standard. The upper pulley cover and baffle are standard in durable plastic, optional in stainless steel.