Many colleges, universities (Men and woman’s teams) at Club thru D-1 use the SSM-2 as do Junior Teams in Canada and youth teams across North America. Families love it for its value, convenience and ease of use. Almost all KHL Teams, several Olympic Teams, numerous pro shops, figure skating clubs and numerous hockey families are proud owners of this trusted skate sharpener. It is proven, reliable and of highest Swedish quality. It’s been being used successfully worldwide for about 5 decades by many. More than 20,000 copies of this skate sharpening machine have until now been sold throughout the world. This high quality skate sharpener is intended to do the finishing sharpening (flat or hollow) on skates. The main advantage with SSM-2 is that it is fast and easy to use. It sharpens with high precision and the result is excellent. The machine weighs only around 14 kg (31 Ibs) . It is therefore very suitable as a transportable skate sharpening machine. For such use, we have the V-2 transport case available. You can use different skate holders with the SSM-2 (H-10, H-5, H-8 etc). SSM-2 is available in a CE-approved 220-240 V version and an ETL-approved 110-120 V version. The machine is delivered with an instructional DVD in English, Russian, French and Swedish.