The FD 8500AF Auto-Feed Office Shredder from Formax features a dedicated Auto-Feed Hopper which allows users to load up to 175 sheets up to 11" x 17" and can accommodate 16-18 sheets at a time with 16" width, press the start button and walk away no more standing in front of the shredder. It comes with commercial-grade feature too which includes an easy to use LED Control Panel with load indicator, heat-treated steel blades, a steel cabinet, lifetime guaranteed waste bin, and a powerful AC geared-motor which ensures years of reliable performance. It can shred staples, paper clips and credit cards in hand-feed throat Manual Function can be used to shred paper or films which cannot be detected by the sensor. The Safety Circuit Breaker ensures safe operation. Formax FD 8500AF has an amazing speed of 33 feet per minute.