This product is ideally designed for making cucumber salad, an apple tart, or a potato gratin. Built from stainless steel, its sturdy construction ensures years of reliable use. This product can be operated manually. The cutter has a black and white finish. It has a non slip handle, which gives you a better grip and slip free hold. The slicer has a soft knob that simply adjusts to the slice thickness you desire. The slicer features a food holder that covers the blade as well as protects you hands during the absence of use.