Thermal binding machine is ideal for frequent use in large offices. Bind up to 300 sheets in a single step. Rapid 30 to 60 second binding cycle has a one-minute heat-up time. HeatGuard technology reduces surface heat by up to 50 percent so binder is always safe to touch. Visual indicators signal when machine is ready to use and heat cycle begins once a document is loaded. Ready-beep sounds when binding cycle is complete. Internal clamps hold documents in place during binding process. Auto shutoff safety feature prevents overheating. Thermal binding machine folds flat for storage.