With a continuous-duty motor, this heavy-duty, cross-cut shredder delivers maximum performance so it is ideal for a midsize busy office. Continuous-duty operation ensures continual shredding with no downtime. Optimized cutting device technology tears through 16 to 18 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. Shredder also shreds staples, paper clips and credit cards. Automatic start/stop and on/off switch include an integrated reversing function. Other features include a 10" wide throat and 20 gallon waste bin.