The andis fade master clipper is a heavy-duty clipper designed for prolonged use and tough hair cutting jobs. it features unbreakable, lightweight aluminum housing making it one of the most durable clippers on the market. it has a powerful magnetic motor that runs at 14,000 strokes per minute but stays quiet and cool for a calm cut. a single lever adjusts clipper blades from fine to coarse length and the thumb controlled side switch makes it easy to use with one hand. it’s an all around clipper perfect for tapering.