Strip-cut shredder reduces sensitive documents to thousands of 7/32" strips which compact naturally. Ideal for large offices with 10 or more users. Automatic start/stop allows convenient one-handed operation. The C-420 is powered by a heavy-duty 1.9 hp thermally protected motor. Shred up to 36 to 38 sheets per pass at a speed of 20' per minute. Extra-wide 12" throat permits easy feeding of documents including continuous 80 column computer forms. Durable, hardened-steel cutters accept credit cards, staples and small paper clips while a designated safety slot accepts CDs. Shredder shuts off automatically and alerts you with troubleshooting indicator lights when a jam occurs, door is ajar or 32-gallon waste bag is full. Turbo Jam Release button for a fast, easy way to clear jams. Door offers a holder for oil, manual and shredder bags. Wastebasket pulls out for easy waste disposal.