The Powershred 12Cs Cross-Cut Shredder provides active shredder safety technology for the small office. SafeSense Technology stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. The 12Cs shreds 12 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 2" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-3) and also safely shreds staples, paper clips, plastic credit cards and junk mail. It has a 4-gallon pull-out bin. Designed for individual use, the 12Cs shreds for up to 5 minutes before a 30 minute cool down period is needed. Includes 1-year product warranty plus 5-year cutter warranty.