Safety and accuracy are the hallmarks of the Dahle 569 Premium Guillotine paper cutter with 27 1/2 cut length. It is one of the safest, most capable trimmers ever developed. German engineered, the 569 features a revolutionary safety guard that rotates around the cutting blade to ensure complete protection. Made of German Solingen Steel, the blade sharpens itself with every cut so you're guaranteed to maintain a perfectly honed edge. The Dahle 569 Premium Guillotine is a commercial grade, high capacity paper cutter capable of trimming up to 35 sheets of paper at a time as well as mat board. The automatic paper clamp provides even pressure along the entire cutting surface and securely holds your work in place to prevent fanning. Dahle Premium Guillotines are the preferred choice among picture framers, print shops, and copy centers.