A 1 HP motor allows this batch feed disposer to power through your toughest disposing challenges. The three-stage grinding technology combines with premium sound reduction features to help you quietly and efficiently reduce waste volume.(BR)(BR) Features (BR)(B)1725 RPMs Every KitchenAid disposer features a motor that rotates at 1725 RPM for effective grinding. Additional features include overload protection with a manual reset. (BR)(B)Batch Feed Lets you effectively manage large quantities. The design adds a measure of safety because it has a cover that must be locked in place before the disposer will run. (BR)(B)MultiGrind Plus(TM) Technology Features three-stage grinding that makes this disposer an ideal solution for stringy foods such as corn husks and celery. A sensor helps break through tough jams before a problem occurs. (BR)(B)SoundSeal(TM) Plus Technology Makes these disposers exceptionally quiet even when grinding hard or stringy foods. The technology helps reduce noise levels by up to 60% compared to other standard disposers.