A very popular size and one of the more popular colors, the KitchenAid Professional 600 stand mixer in nickel pearl will be impressive in any kitchen. All KitchenAid Professional 600 stand mixers have a durable direct drive transmission with all metal gears. This nickel pearl KitchenAid stand mixer has a 6 quart capacity and has a flour power rating of 14 cups (examples from the user's guide recipes: 8 1/2 loaves of bread or 8 pounds of mashed potatoes). The stainless steel bowl has a 6 quart capacity and is dishwasher safe. The KitchenAid KP26M1X Professional 600 stand mixer includes a clear pouring shield, which helps reduce ingredient splattering.KitchenAid is virtually synonymous with stand mixers, a KitchenAid stand mixer is a workhorse, an investment in a cooking tool that will last for many years. Their stand mixers were first introduced 85 years ago, many of the older units are still working today. A KitchenAid stand mixer is not only used for mixing dough and whipping cream or egg whites, it's also a versatile tool when combined with the large variety of attachments. Some of the optional attachments Chef's Resource carries for KitchenAid stand mixers include a food grinder, pasta maker, citrus juicer, sausage kit, rotary slicers and even an ice cream maker. We carry a variety of sizes and capacities, any of them will be a long-time addition to any kitchen.Features common to all KitchenAid stand mixers include:67-point planetary mixing action touches 67 different points inside the mixing bowl for quick and efficient coverage of the entire bowlKitchenAid stand mixers feature 10 speeds, from a slow stir to a very fast whip. You're in control.KitchenAid stand mixers have a sturdy all-metal construction to insure years of serviceEasy to clean seamless accessories: bowls and most beaters are dishwasher safeMulti-purpose attachment hub extends functionality of the unitFlat beater to quickly and efficiently mix ingredients, from cheese tips to normal-heavy battersBurnished PowerKnead Dough hook that mixes and kneads yeast dough, avoiding tedious hand-kneading, the PowerKnead dough hook replicates hand kneading with the ability to work with 20% more dough than previous models..Wire whip to maximize the air introduced into whipped mixtures, such as angel food cakes, egg whites and whipped creamsAll bowl-lift style stand mixers have high performance, professional quality motors and all-steel gears for long life.Commercial style motor protection in case of overloadsSoft start features, to help reduce ingredient spillsElectronic speed sensor maintains the selected speed, even while you are adding more load/ingredientsKitchenAid small appliances have a well-deserved reputation for outstanding quality and service. KitchenAid has been making kitchen tools for 85 years. They're best known for their stand mixers, but also have been making top quality hand mixers, food processors, blenders and other kitchen appliances for a number of years. All KitchenAid small appliances are backed by their hassle free replacement warranty. If any KitchenAid product fails within one year of purchase, KitchenAid will deliver a replacement free of charge.575 watts. 30 pounds shipping weight.