Fiskars 12 inch bypass bamboo base trimmer with a titanium carbide blade is fast and efficient. Great for heavy use, it quickly trims large quantities of a variety of materials including: fliers, handouts and invitation. Bamboo is harder and denser than most hardwoods – 16% harder than maple, ensuring long lasting durability. Bamboo is a 100% renewable resource, growing back without the necessity of replanting. The titanium carbide coated blade is 3 times harder than steel - ensuring low maintenance of the trimmer - the blade never needs replacing! The blades are also self-sharpening for long life cutting. Innovative paper clamp works automatically - lifts with the cutting bar and clamps when cutting. The trimmer features a built-in carrying handle for safe and easy transporting. Precision printed scale and grid, allowing user to accurately align projects prior to cutting. Locking paper stop can be locked for repetitive cuts. Classic design for durable, traditional and heavy base. This trimmer is a heavy duty workhorse - perfect for mailrooms and heavier materials, as well as any user looking for a durable and long-lasting trimmer. Integrated locking cutting arm, for safe transporting and storage. Anti-skid rubber feet, located on bottom of trimmer, make it stable while using and protecting table surface. Cutting capacity is 15 sheets of 20lb copy paper.