With a continuous-duty motor for no downtime, heavy-duty office shredder is designed for maximum performance and constant workloads. Optimized cutting device technology tears through 22 to 24 sheets of paper to create 38 strip-cut particles per page (Security Level 2) at 16' per minute with a whisperlike noise level during shredding. Cutting head is made from 100 percent solid steel for high cutting capacities. Wear-resistant cutting rollers ensure long life. Zero Energy Standby ensures that no power is used while machine is in standby mode. Shredder also shreds staples, paper clips, credit cards and CDs/DVDs. Automatic start/stop and on/off switch include an integrated reversing function. Inspection Window lets you monitor filling level. Shredder automatically stops when bin is full. Other features include a 9-4/5" throat and removable, 8-7/10 gallon waste bin.