BigRig™ Immersion Blender-18-in / 457mm Shaft

HMI018 Series

The BigRig™ family of immersion blenders offers portability and versatility to create large batches of your favorite recipes without sacrificing time or quality, all while creating fewer containers and pots to wash.

  • Most powerful motor in its class
  • Unique 2-position comfort handle
  • Variable speed ThumbDrive™ Dial with color-coded user interface
  • Soft touch controls
  • Continuous run operation
  • Completely sealed stainless steel blending shaft
  • Patent pending serviceable cord
  • Optional whisk attachment accessory
  • Available in 120V and 230V
  • 2 year warranty
  • Spec sheet
  • SKU variants include: HMI018-CE; HMI018-UK
  • Interactive Digital Catalog

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The BigRig™ powers through soups, sauces, salsas, and salad dressings.



*120V unit motor is rated at 800W and the 230V unit motor is rated at 1000W

Plus an ergonomic shaft grip offers multiple hand positions for ease and comfort during blending.

Patent-pending speed dial with color-coded light gives immediate feedback about blender status, including standby, blending, and continuous run.

Patent pending light-touch and trigger controls with an option for continuous run operation allow operators to quickly power through high volume blending jobs.

Detachable for easy cleaning. Interchangeable shaft sizes available as an accessory. Available shaft sizes include 12-in / 305mm, 14-in / 355mm, 16-in / 406mm, 18-in / 457mm, and 21-in / 533mm. (Sold separately)


High-visibility 12 ft/ 365cm yellow power cord can be serviced by an HBC-accredited service center.

Powers through any whipping, mixing or aerating applications (HMI02W – sold separately)

Blends, chops, purees or emulsifies ingredients quickly. The guard prevents splashing and moves the ingredients around for better blending.

Separate accessory for hanging up the unit when not in use, and a notch integrated into the unit for neat, easy storage.

2 year warranty for parts and labor is provided for the BigRig™ family of immersion blenders. This product has an Express Care Warranty covering service for the first two years, where a replacement unit will be quickly dispatched to your location if needed. To understand how our Express Care Warranty works, please click here.

The BigRig™ carries a Global Care Warranty for two years. This warrants the product against defects in material and workmanship. To understand how our Global Care Warranty works, please click here.

For a detailed warranty statement, please click here.

BigRig™ Quick Start Video


Standard: unit comes with power base, stainless steel shaft, and wall-mount hanger

Controls: Variable speed dial, trigger, power button

120V Specifications: 120V~, 60Hz, 800 W

230V Specifications: 220-240V~, 50-60Hz, 1000 W, IPX1

Blend speeds: min. 3,000 rpm – max. 15,000 rpm

Shipping Weight HMI016: 14.1 lbs/ 6.4 kg

Warranty: 2 years parts and labor

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