Personal cross-cut shredder is designed for the moderate-duty needs of home or home office. Patented safety lock prevents accidental shredder operation. Shredder shreds up to 6 sheets per pass into 5/32" x 2" cross-cut particles (Security Level 3) as fast as 11' per minute. 9" wide paper entry easily accommodates letter-size or legal-size documents. Durable steel cutters also shred credit cards and staples. Maximum runtime is five to seven minutes on and 20 minutes off. 3.7 gallon wastebasket features an easy-empty handle to make waste disposal hassle-free. Auto start/stop ensures quick, easy shredder operation. P-45C Shredder is made of plastic and metal.