The Rexel Alpha shredder is designed for personal and home office use, and has a P-4 security level which means that it is perfect for shredding business documents containing sensitive information. This shredder easily reduces documents and papers to 4x38mm cross cut particles, making it suitable for regular shredding. By destroying hard copy documents that contain your private information such as household bills, statements and receipts you can protect yourself from the fastest growing fraud in Europe. The compact and stylish Alpha shredder can shred up to 5 sheets of (80gsm) paper in a continuous feed as well as credit cards, paperclips and staples due to the high performance steel cutters. The overheat protection function means that the thermostat detects when the shredder overheats and automatically goes into cooling down mode for additional safety. It also features auto start, stop and reverse functions for ease of use. The Alpha is a quiet shredder (less than 68DBA) making the ideal choice for the home or home office. The Alpha Cross Cut shredder also offers the extra peace of mind of a 2 year warranty, an extended warranty on the cutters plus it is compliant with finger safe international standards so you can purchase with absolute confidence.