Personal, cross-cut shredder provides active shredder safety technology for the small office. Slim profile fits neatly under desks. Patented SafeSense Technology stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. Shredder shreds 12 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 2" cross-cut particles (Security Level 3). Electronic auto start/stop ensures quick and easy automatic shredder operation. Duty cycle offers a maximum runtime of 4 to 5 minutes with a 20-minute cool-down time. PS-12Cs Cross-Cut Shredder also offers a 9" wide paper entry, 4 gallon waste bin and a decibel level of 75. Shredder is made of plastic and metal.