Accepting up to a significant 78 sheets of paper at a time, the HSM Securio P44 Strip Cut shredder offers a lower security solution for departments and offices. Users can feed their documents into the extra wide 16" paper opening. From there, these documents are shred into 1/4" strips of paper, specifically 38 strips for each page destroyed. The large 55 gallon reusable shred bag collects these strips. The bag rests on a convenient pull-out frame, which ensures easy and quick removal and replacement. This level 2/P-2 shredder offers a 100% solid steel cutting cylinder, specially-hardened for handling staples, paper clips, credit cards, CDs/DVDs, and floppy disks.Paper and plastic will feed into the same opening for the strip cut model. This operating and display unit enables intuitive use of the machine. Various symbols alert users to operational status, including paper jam, door open, container full, button lock, metal detection, and oil reservoir empty. High user safety is critical for any office, and the HSM Securio P44 definitely delivers. The comprehensive safety system, folding safety element, and button lock all maintain the highest level of operator protection. The powerful motor yields high cutting capacity and reliable results even under continuous load. After a period of inactivity, the Securio P44 will revert into stand-by mode. While in stand-by, the Energy Management Control System reduces power consumption by up to 90%. To reactivate the shredder, simply press the operation button or start feeding paper. An integrated light barrier located in the feed opening starts the unit automatically when paper is detected. The Securio P44 should never cause distractions in your office thanks to Whisper Shred technology.