This vertical pencil sharpener features a powerful, yet quiet motor and sleek, space-saving design making it perfect for any office setting! In fact, the unit's QuietSharp™ motor is made with a thermal overload protection that allows for quiet, stall-free use. Additionally, Tip Saver Technology ensures that pencils don't become over-sharpened, extending pencil life! Ideal for architects, designers, teachers, artists or admins, this vertical pencil sharpener sharpens 65% faster than other comparable models and features 6x longer cutter life. Say goodbye to loud and bulky models, and hello to this quiet, powerful, and space-saving vertical sharpener!