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Formax FD 8730HS High Security Paper & Optical Media Shredder (CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays)

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If you're in the market for a high-end Level 6 high security shredder, that can also properly destroy CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, then you should consider the Formax FD 8730HS high security shredder. This impressive high-security shredder has been evaluated by the NSA and meets NSA/CSS specification 02/01 for Level 6 shredding. This shredder can be used to shred paper, classified documents and optical media. Few high security shredder can also shred optical media. This shredder features one 9 3/8" wide feed opening for paper and another 4 7/8" opening for optical media and credit cards.

Two separate bins keep paper and optical plastic separated. The paper bin holds 31 gallons of paper and the optical bin holds 18.5 gallons. These features make the FD 8730HS perfect for government and military use. Not only does this shredder properly destroy media and paper, it also includes an automatic oiler that keeps the shredder blades lubricated. This cuts down on premature wear and heat.

The FD 8730HS also has a very user-friendly control panel. By means of LEDs, this shredder will let you know how much stress the motor is under, if the bag is full, door is open and more. This shredder is perfect for centralized use in an office. Order yours today!

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Formax FD 8730HS Shredder


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Item #: SHDEFFD8730HS

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Product Details

  • Evaluated by NSA
  • Classified shredding of paper and optical media including highly classified documents, CDs, DVDs and credit cards
  • All-Metal Cabinet with casters
  • Auto Start/Auto Stop: Optical sensor detects paper and starts operation automatically
  • Dual Feed Openings: One for paper, one for media
  • LED Control Panel with Load Indicator
  • Lifetime Guaranteed Heavy-Duty Waste Bins
  • EvenFlow™ Internal Automatic Oiling System: lubricates cutting blades for optimal performance
  • Door Safety Sensor: Motor stops automatically if cabinet door is opened
  • Auto Reverse: In case of paper jam, built-in controls switch motor into reverse to clear jams
  • Heat-treated steel cutters
  • High Quality Geared Motor
  • Continuous-Duty Motor for non-stop operation
  • Auto Sensor: When the waste bin is full, the motor stops automatically
  • Auto Cleaning: If shred capacity is decreased, press reverse button for 5 seconds and motor will run in reverse for 1 minute
  • Thermal Overload Protection
  • Safety Circuit Breaker ensures safe operation
  • Manual Function: For shredding small paper which can’t be detected by the sensor

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  • Technical Details

    Formax FD 8730HS High Security Paper Shredder
    Feed Opening 9 3/8", 4 7/8" (CDs)
    Shred Size 1/32" x 3/16", 1/16" x 5/32" (CDs)
    Motor --
    Speed 23 ft / min
    Sheet Capacity 14 - 15 sheets, 1 CD
    Auto On/Off --
    Auto Reverse --
    Bag Full Auto Off --
    Waste Volume --
    Shipping Weight 325 lbs (147.5 kgs)
    **Must ship via truck class 92.5
    Dimensions 28" W x 24" D x 43" H
    Security Level 6
    Warranty Lifetime limited warranty on cross-cut and strip-cut cutting heads 1-year warranty on High Security model cutting heads 1-year warranty on all other parts
    Accepts Staples and Paperclips
    Product Code SHDEFFD8730HS

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