This machine is the finishing king! It features the LATEST TECHNOLOGY shear carbide insert helical head with 6 rows of 4 sided carbide inserts arranged in a spiral configuration for glassy smooth finishes in the most difficult woods. The 5 hp 220 volt single phase motor gives good power We also offer this in a 10 hp 3 phase model). Reeves drive type variable feed speed system allows feed rates of 19-39 FPM and the segmented rollers allow feeding of slightly different stock thicknesses. Segmented feed roll is standard, as well as a cast iron chip breaker and a 4 inch dust hood. An extra 10 pack of inserts are included, as well as an air powered torque wrench for tightening the screws that hold the knives into the head. This is the future of planing, available now! PLEASE NOTE: TO ORDER YOU WILL NEED TO CALL TO GET A FREIGHT QUOTE. Please call Phil at 800.783.4766 and I will be glad to get a quote for you. This planer uses the 15 x 15 x 2.5 ionsert that is compatible with the BYRD Shelix style knife. Please note our older planers used a different insert 14mm x 14mm x 2.0.