When assessing shortcrust pastry performance we use the dough blade where available. We're looking for a uniform, smooth texture and minimal dry ingredients which may require scraping down from the sides of the bowl.
An internal storage drawer or separate storage box keeps all the attachments together - a good way to protect the blades, and your fingers. But we found it strange that some models aren't big enough to store all the blades and attachments included with the appliance.
All parts except for blade unit and seal for blender
This is a standard chute with a smaller chute insert that allows for smaller or thinner foods to be guided into the food processor for better control when slicing or shredding. Many also come with three chutes.