This stand mixer is designed with enough power and capacity to prepare large batches of cake batter or cookie dough. It utilizes planetary actionthe attachments spin independently while making continual rotations around the bowlto ensure that ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Select from ten speeds, from very slow stirring to very high beating. The mixer's stainless-steel bowl locks to the base, and the head tilts back for easy removal of the bowl and beater. The head is fitted with a power hub for use with optional attachments. A smaller version of commercial-size models, KitchenAid mixers were first introduced to home bakers in the 1920s and are still manufactured in Greenville, Ohio.