FAQ - Engineering
The Vitamix® blades reach speeds fast enough to create friction heat that can bring ingredients to steaming hot in four to six minutes. The Vitamix machine also quickly crushes and blends ice and frozen ingredients before enough friction heat is created to melt the mixture.
The dimensions vary based on the selected model. Refer to the specifications tab of each product description in our online store for dimensions.
The motor is an open frame brush universal with a 2+ peak input horsepower rating. The 220-240 volt motor operates at 50 Hz and 1100 - 1200 Watts.
The Vitamix machine is built with a high-efficiency motor equipped with a radial cooling fan and has a built-in thermal protection system to prevent overload and motor burnout.
Vitamix® machines feature an extra-long 1.83-meter safety cord with a special hideaway feature that keeps the unused cord safely stored under the motor base.