A paper shredder can be used to shred paper into fine strips. They can be used in an office or home environment and are an excellent way of destroying private and confidential documents and sensitive personal information.
Some modern shredders have an additional function of shredding credit cards and CD Roms, as well as a safety lock, which when switched to the lock position, prevents accidental activation by disabling the shredders motor.
Different types of shredders
There are portable desktop shredders suitable for occasional use and there are full unit-sized ones ideal for offices such as medical and legal businesses where confidentiality is of paramount importance.
There are different size shredders measured by the litre size of the bin with the lid off, as well as the majority of shredders having 3 main cutting options:
- Strip Cut – cuts the paper into strips
- Cross Cut – chops the paper into little bits
- Micro Cut – turns paper into confetti
To manage company information, whether it be customer data, employee data or general business plans and ideas.
With identity fraud on the increase a shredder is a valuable tool in keeping all your personal and sensitive information from falling into the wrong hands.
A paper shredder is an environmentally friendly and convenient way to dispose of unwanted documents.