Cross-cut shredder features optimized cutting device technology that destroys 17 to 19 sheets of paper, creating 447 cross-cut/confetti-cut particles per page. It also shreds staples, paper clips, credit/store cards and CDs/DVDs. High-quality materials provide safety and durability. Anti-Jam Technology prevents jams if machine is overloaded. Continuous-duty operation ensures continual shredding with no downtime. Energy Management Control System EcoSmart allows particularly low power consumption of 0.1 watt in standby mode. Quiet operation minimizes noise development in the workplace. Cutting rollers are made of hardened solid steel. With a Comprehensive Safety System, shredder is UL Approved and CE-Certified. For high user safety, the folding safety element prevents unintentional intake. Design also includes multifunction element for intuitive operation; light barrier for automatic start/stop; and inspection window to monitor filling level.