EPL Listed cross-cut shredder cuts paper into 1/32" x 3/16" pieces for your high-security needs at 13' per minute. Security Level 6 shredder shreds 7 to 8 sheets in a single pass with Jam-stop Auto Reverse Technology, comprehensive safety system and a continuous-duty motor. Two solid steel, cutting cylinders are subject to practically no wear and no sharpening and are made with a laser-cut and special heat-treating process for a more precise cut. Patented, V-TEK cutting-groove technology creates higher cutting capacity with lower power requirements. WhisperShred Technology reduces decibel levels so you experience a low noise level (55 to 58 decibels) whether running idle or shredding paper. Totally enclosed gear box helps reduce noise and prevents failure from dust and debris getting into the gears. Energy-saving feature of the TAA-compliant shredder reduces energy usage up to 90 percent with HSM technology. Shredder also offers a 9-gallon waste bin, auto oiler and a 9-1/2" throat.