Tubular, rod-type element heats red hot in 90 seconds. Inside diameter of circle is 1". Easy to use - no blood loss. Insulated handle keeps operator's hands cool. 115/120 volts AC. 10' three wire grounded cord. 270 watts. Model 55 has added bar for marking or cauterizing.
Used this the other day thought I would save money on it my last dehorners was always RH and around 100.00 and up. What a joke that was It kept catching everything on fire and then after done my work look like crap. I will be lucky if I have no scurs! I have been doing this for 20yrs and on more cattle,goats and sheep then I can keep count of and Ive never left an review on anything this is my first so let me tell you save your money dont get it try another kind....hope this helps you