How to Properly Wipe a Hard Drive

What would it feel like to...

Know with certainty that you're in compliance with data protection regulations and laws.

Know you're keeping America's sensitive data protected.

Know you're making sure that criminals and malign foreign actors lose their little game.

Without Being Stopped By:

  • The ludicrous expense of data destruction services
    Not being 100% sure the hard drives you're destroying are really dead.

If this sounds like you, we have good news. It's possible to:

  • Defend our businesses and our nation
  • Eliminate the huge liabilities that come with a data breach.

Wondering how? Let us introduce you to...

The Proton T-1.5 Degausser

A machine that renders hard drives permanently unusable in seconds.

The T-1.5 Degausser was created to help you...

Pass security audits

The T-1.5 will give you the peace of mind that comes with *knowing* a drive has been destroyed.

Protect sensitive information

You can be 100% sure the information on the drives you're destroying is gone forever.

Keep the country safe

You can rest easy knowing sensitive information will never get into the hands of the bad guys.

So you can experience:

The great feeling that comes from not leaving things to chance: knowing for sure that your data protection operation is tip-top.

Being absolutely sure you'll never have a data breach.

And help you to:

Know that you've done your job and done it well.

The T-1.5

Permanently kills an HDD hard drive

Insures no sensitive data can ever be recovered

Can kill up to 400 hard drives in a single day

Quickly decommissions sensitive data

Is push-button simple

Unbelievably reliable and easy to use

By now, you may be wondering who we are and why we've created this. Let us introduce ourselves to you.

We're Whitaker Brothers Business Machines, Inc.

We've been in business since 1945

Our clients include the NSA, the FBI, the DOD, the CIA

You can find our data security machines in every US Embassy, world-wide.

We created this because:

We've specialized in data destruction for 75 years

We know that the T-1.5 is going to change everything for you. These are just some of the ways the T-1.5 is impacting lives...

Be absolutely sure you've destroyed a hard drive

"Our most reliable HDD disposal solution since it was procured by this office. It certainly is the best in terms of performance and has not given us any worries."

No matter how many drives you have to destroy, this machine can handle the volume

"Ideal for a busy office like ours owing to its quick operational speed. It does not fall short of its advertised features and erases all data from hard drives in just seconds, something which is a need for users like us who have loads of HDDs to process."

You can operate it with ease.

"There is one button, one indicator light, the interface is dead easy."

Permanently kills a hard drive

"Degaussers are definitely an example of modern technology and we would absolutely recommend it to people who are looking for safe data disposal solutions."

Can kill up to 400 hard drives in a single day

"The exceptional operation cycle it offers is also a great feature. Seconds is all it takes to erase all data on a hard drive, making it faster than other HDD disposal solutions like shredders."

Push-button simple.

" is also remarkably easy to use. One only has to press a button and observe the whole process on the easy to comprehend display unit."

Are you ready to...

Have total regulatory and legal compliance with a solution that meets NIST and DOD standards?

  • Basic Specs
  • Demonstration Video
  • Full Specs

Basic Specs

  • Magnetic Field Intensity: Up to 5,000 Oe
  • Magnetic Flux Density: 15,000 Gauss (1.5 Tesla)
  • Erasure Cycle Time: Less than 5 seconds
  • Power/Amps: 8 @ 120 Volts, 4 @ 240 Volts
  • Erasure Capabilities: - Disk: L-5000 Oe (longitudinal) P-5000 Oe (perpendicular) - Tape: 2800 Oe
  • Duty Cycle: Continuous
  • Dimensions: 12"H x 12"W x 20"L
  • Weight: 48 lbs.

Features of the T-1.5 Hard Drive Degausser

  • Destruction of confidential, sensitive and classified data in accordance with recognized standards
  • Provides compliance under FACTA, HIPAA, GLB, DPA, etc.
  • Meets data sanitization standards set by NIST and the US Department of Defense
  • Will erase any hard drive or magnetic media up to 5,000 Oe that fits into the drawer (1" x 4.3" x 6") including laptop, desktop and network hard drives
  • Automatic on/off operation
  • Lightweight and perfect for tabletop or floor operation
  • Operates at altitudes up to 25,000 feet
  • Made in the USA

The Proton T-1.5 Drawer Degausser provides the most effective removal and sanitization of sensitive and confidential data on magnetic devices of any degausser on the market.

Manufacturer Name Proton
Erasure Capabilities Disk, tape
Erasure Cycle Time Less than 5 seconds
Magnetic Flux Density 15,000 G (1.5 Tesla)
Magnetic Field Intensity 5,000 Oe
Duty Cycle Continuous
Model # T-1.5
Weight 48 lbs.
Height 12''
Depth 12''
Width 20''
Voltage 120 V; other voltages available
Shipping Weight 48.0000
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