With a continuous-duty motor for no downtime, this heavy-duty office shredder is designed for maximum performance and constant workloads. Optimized cutting device technology tears through 12 to 14 sheets of paper, creating 516 cross-cut particles per page (Security Level 3) 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 and credit cards. 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" wide throat and removable, 8-7/10 gallon waste bin.