The CHARD Heavy Duty Meat Tenderizer uses cast and geared tenderizing teeth to quickly improve any tough piece of meat without pounding. Easy-to-use and perfect for marinating before grilling or cooking: simply add seasoning to meat to embed flavor before tenderizing. Accepts meat up to 1/2-inch-thick and 4 Inches wide. The removable plastic cover protects the user from moving parts. Tenderizing meat reduces cooking time and enhances the flavor of your favorite meats. Disassembles for easy clean-up.