This heavy-duty shredder features optimized cutting device technology that tears through 16 to 18 sheets of paper, creating 516 cross-cut/confetti-cut particles per page. It also shreds staples, paper clips and credit/store cards. High-quality materials provide security and durability. Powerful motor with thermal protection delivers continuous operation. Anti-Jam technology easily and quickly reverses paper if the machine is overloaded. Hardened, 100 percent solid steel cutters can handle occasional standard paper clips or staples. Powerful, specially adjusted drive delivers high performance and longer periods of use. Tried-and-tested, closed-tooth wheel drive prevents penetration of dirt and slows wear, increasing the service life. Enclosed housing protects against the spread of paper dust. Shredder also features an automatic start/stop and on/off switch.