Make sure your private information stays away from identity thieves and other criminals using this shredder. The automatic operation makes it easy to quickly finish large jobs. Simple way to destroy credit cards, junk mail, paper clips and staples. 4.23-gallon pullout bin includes an easy-open lid. Shreds up to 12 sheets per pass. Cross-cut design shreds papers into 0.17in. x 1.77in. pieces. Shred speed of 6.07 fpm allow you to quickly dispose of large amounts of paper. 8.66in. throat size can accommodate even larger documents. Covered blades, sensors and safety locks help keep you safe from injuries. Overheat protect automatically stops operation if the motor starts to get warm. Capable of 8 minutes of continuous operation before cooling is needed. Auto start/stop begins to work when paper is detected and stops when the job is finished. Backed by the manufacturers 1-year limited warranty.