With a continuous-duty motor, this professional, cross-cut shredder is ideal for small busy offices. Continuous-duty operation ensures continual shredding with no downtime. 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. Other features include 9-1/2" wide throat and 13 gallon waste bin.