The K-12 is Level 6 / P-7 DOD Crosscut Paper Shredder and has been evaluated by NSA and meets the requirements of NSA/CSS Specification 02-01 for High Security Crosscut Paper Shredders. This heavy duty mid-size shredder features a true 12" Throat Opening to allow easy feeding of paper in any direction. It is equipped with Dual 24 Hour Continuous Duty Motors for long shredding operations without timed cool down periods typical of most shredders on the market. A specially designed cutting head based on floating head technology. This allows for cutting head rebuilding in the event of damage; an option not available on most shredders that use solid block cutting heads. Carbon Hardened Steel Gears and Dual Heavy Duty Chains make for a powerful All Metal Drive System with no internal nylon or plastic gears as is common on many shredders. The K-12 features Auto Start/Stop operation and includes an Energy Smart System for Zero Power Consumption in Stand-By mode. Automatic Reverse System to prevent jamming and Automatic Stop with light indicator for Bag Full and Door Open conditions. An attractive high quality steel cabinet on casters for easy mobility. Trade Agreement Act (TAA) Compliant and available for APO/FPO shipping.