Electric pencil sharpener offers hands-free operation. Contemporary vertical design saves desk space. Automatic Pencil Stop cutter prevents oversharpening and extends pencil life. Heavy-duty, hardened carbon steel, anti-rust helical blades stay sharper longer and are made for durability. Easy-to-empty, shavings receptacle cup offers a see-through design so you know when to empty. Built-in safety guard prevents operation when the shaving tray is removed. The thermal shutoff switch shuts down the motor to prevent overheating. Motor is housed in long-life, engineering-grade plastic to prevent cracking. Sharpener also features nonskid rubber feet and is suitable for large and small office use.