Powershred 12Cs Cross-Cut Shredder provides active shredder safety technology for the small office. SafeSense Technology stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. Slim profile fits neatly under desks. It shreds 12 sheets per pass into 5/32'' x 2'' cross-cut particles (Security Level P-3). It also shreds staples, paper clips, credit cards and junk mail. Maximum runtime is 5 minutes with a 30-minute cooldown. Design includes a 4-gallon pullout bin, stacked cutting heads, 9'' throat width and 75-decibel level.