Trimmer features an aluminum die-cast handle and stainless steel, self-sharpening blade to assure a clean cut every time. Blade cuts up to 15 sheets of 20 lb. paper at a time. Trim bond paper as well as tissue paper, foamboard, matboard and cardboard. Design features a solid wood composite base, vinyl laminated surface, alignment grid, metric/Imperial ruler, protective guard rail and blade latch hook. Plastic housing conceals tension mechanism.