Earns high grades in the classroom and is a top performer at the office as well. Includes patented Automatic Pencil StopÂ®. Safe Startâ„¢ ensures sharpener will not operate if receptacle is not fully closed. X-ACTOâ„¢ steel blades provide a sharp, precise point every time. Multiple hole selector for different pencil sizes. Thermal overload shuts off motor before overheating. Auto-Resetâ„¢ when cool.