Shred and destroy paper, brittle plastics, cardboard, magazines, newspaper, computer disks, video tapes, or small circuit boards. Feed single items or dump entire boxes (up to 600 sheets of paper) into these shredders.

Paper Shredder

Paper Shredder

Paper shredders are machines that are designed to shred and safely dispose of paper waste like reports and classified documents. Heavy-duty paper shredders for commercial and industrial applications use technologically-advanced components designed to take on even soft solid waste like credit card cards, folders and discs containing sensitive data.

Since a 1988 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, putting documents in the trash means you lose any rights of ownership or privacy over them. This is the primary reason that paper shredding services and in-house shredders are an excellent investment for businesses.

Different Types of Paper Shredders

Documents that have been through a paper shredder are churned into strips or pieces, so sensitive ones are indistinguishable from others. However, there are different kinds of shredders which process garbage differently. The method of shredding can have a huge impact on factors like processing time and security.

  • Strip Cut Shredders
    These shredders use a single set of blades which cut documents into strips. The width of the strips can range from ½ inch, all the way to 1/16th of an inch. Since they have just a single set of blades, strip shredders are usually much faster than other shredders of the same size.
  • Cross Cut Shredders
    Unlike strip cut shredders, cross cut shredders have two sets of blades which cut documents into square or rectangular pieces as small as ½ inch by 1/32 inch. Since sections are more difficult to piece together, cross cut shredders offer better security. The sections can also be compacted better, so the eventual volume of waste is reduced.
  • Industrial Shredders
    For high-volume shredding, especially when it needs to be done frequently, industrial paper shredders are ideal. They are typically only used in business applications, where large volumes of waste are generated every day, with sensitive customer details, company financial information, etc.

There are 3 different ways in which commercial paper shredders operate: Strip cut shredding, cross cut shredding and super micro cut shredding (high security shredding).

Of these, super micro cut shredders are designed to meet NSA (National Security Agency) and DoD (Department of Defense) requirements or security standards. Apart from the increased security, these devices are also built to last, and will shred just about anything, making them the best paper shredder choice for many businesses.

Advantages of Commercial Paper Shredders

Common Benefits Of Installing A Commercial Paper Shredder Include:

  • Compliance with company regulations or policies regarding sensitive information, especially when this data must be kept within the office premises.
  • On-site shredding of company documents allows concerns or queries about proper disposal (whether something needs to be shredded, etc.) to be addressed right away.
  • Companies can designate a certain day or time for document shredding, based on the volume of waste produced, allowing for more efficient and hassle-free disposal.
  • Staff members and clients will be reassured about the safety and privacy of their data when they can see it being safely disposed of in a paper shredding machine.

Businesses aiming to reduce their environmental impact can send shredded paper to a recycling center, since sensitive data has already been destroyed

  • Shredders strip cut as small as 1/8″ and cross cut models available.
  • Ideal for offices, hospitals, schools, hotels and recycling centers.
IPS MODEL 501/5 HP MOTOR9″ THROAT5 SHEETSPER PASS
Rx SHREDDER1 HP MOTOR10″ THROAT20 SHEETSPER PASS
IPS MODEL 16T1 HP MOTOR16″ THROAT40 SHEETSPER PASS
IPS MODEL 6212 HP MOTOR16″ THROAT45 SHEETSPER PASS
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IPS MODEL 20RC/B10 HP MOTOR20″ THROAT300 SHEETSPER PASS
IPS MODEL 40RC/B25 HP MOTOR40″ THROAT1,200 SHEETSPER PASS
  • Prices start under $995 and vary up to $95,000.
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