The Powershred® LX45 Cross-Cut Shredder is a reliable desk side shredder for personal use. It's elevated and sophisticated design brings distinction to any work or home office environment. The patented Safety Lock feature disables the shredder for added safety protection and peace of mind. The LX45 shreds 8 sheets per pass into 5 /32" x 1 15/32" cross-cut particles (Security Level P-4) and safely shreds staples, paper clips, and plastic credit cards. Its 4.4 gallon waste bin with easy lift-off head holds over 250 shredded sheets. Designed for individual use, the LX45 shreds for up to 6 minutes before a 20 minute cool down period is needed.