Easy access sharpening. With this vertical electric sharpener, you're able to sharpen all your pencils from the top of the unit. The stand-up design saves desk space so you can also have other needed items displayed for quick use. The powerful motor is distraction-free as it's stall-free and features HHC™ cutter technology. What does that mean? A 4x longer life for the unit, offering you a long-lasting, reliable performance. To prevent over sharpening, the SharpStop™ feature automatically powers off the electric motor. It also has thermal overload protection to increase the motor's life. Place this charcoal gray sharpener in any workspace, classroom or personal space. The internal safety switch stops motor operation when the shavings tray is removed for your utmost safety. This pencil sharpener even matches all your gray Konnect™ core items. Bostitch Office is here to help you achieve that aesthetically pleasing desk you've always dreamed of.