Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder
Formax FD 8400HS High Security Shredder Level 6/P-7
Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder Shredders Formax

Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder
Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder Shredders Formax

Formax FD 8400HS High Security Shredder

  • SKU: BESFD8400HS
  • Security: Level 6/P-7
  • Sheet Capacity: 7-8 sheets*
  • Throat: 10.25"
  • GTIN/UPC: 096224651937
  • Mfr. Part No.: FD 8400
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This product is NSA Evaluated to Meet or Exceed NSA/CSS Specification 02-01 (Level 6) for High Security Crosscut Shredders.

Basic Specs of the Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder

  • Cutting Style: Cross Cut
  • Shred Size: 1/32” x 3/16”
  • Sheet Capacity: 7 to 8
  • 1-Hour NSA Durability Test: 10 reams/feeding 5 sheets
  • Speed: 23 fpm
  • Feed Opening: 10.25”
  • Dimensions: 20” W x 20” D x 34” H
  • Bin Capacity: 20 gal.
  • Security Level: P-7
  • Power Supply: 110V, 50/60 Hz

Features of the Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder

  • Auto Start/Auto Stop: optical sensor detects paper and starts operation automatically.
  • 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 jam.
  • Heat-treated steel cutters are specially ground for longevity and require minimal oil.
  • High Quality Geared Motor: powerful, efficient AC geared-motor with heavy duty steel gears for high performance and minimal noise.
  • Continuous-Duty Motor for non-stop operation.
  • All-Metal Cabinet with casters.
  • Auto Sensor: when the waste bin is full, the motor stops automatically.
  • Lifetime Guaranteed Heavy-Duty Waste Bin.
  • Auto Cleaning: if shred capacity is decreased, press reverse button for 5 seconds and motor will run in reverse for 1 minute.
  • Oil Indicator: after every 4 hours of use, the control panel LED flashes to suggest oiling cutting blades for optimal performance.
  • Self-Diagnosis System: records operation time, number of auto-reverse sequences, volume of paper shredded, and can display information for service technicians.
  • Thermal Overload Protection Safety Circuit Breaker ensures safe operation.
  • Manual Function: for shredding small paper which can't be detected by the sensor.
This Formax FD 8400HS High Security shredder ensures secure destruction of your most important documents.

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Description of the Formax FD 8400 High Security Shredder

The Formax FD 8400 High Security shredder with Level 6 Security is NSA evaluated and meets the requirements of NSA/CSS specification 02-01. The FD 8400HS shreds up to 7 sheets at once with a shred size of 1/32" x 3/16". The high quality geared motor and heat-treated steel cutters prove that this machine will operate with efficiency and reliability. The FD 8400 series strives to fix paper jams and overloads immediately with the auto reverse function. Large shredding jobs are not a problem thanks to the continuous-duty motor which allows for non-stop operation. The Auto cleaning feature is extremely useful during shredding downtime. The optional EvenFlow Automatic Oiling System located on the side of the shredder helps to keep the FD 8400HS in peak operating condition. The metal cabinet, casters, and shredder bin are all durable and dependable. In addition to the auto sensor feature, the FD 8400 also has a manual function for shredding small paper which cannot be detected by the sensors.

Manufacturer Name Formax
Shred Size 1/32" x 3/16"
Security Level Level 6/P-7
Cut Type High Security
Sheet Capacity Up to 7*
NSA Evaluated Yes
Disclosures Capacity varies with grain, size, quality & paper weight and sufficient power supply.
** Please use actual HP as a specification for determining value. Use of Peak HP is for comparison purposes only where other than Actual HP is used.
Manufacturer Part Number FD8400HS
Weight 176 lbs.
Height 34
Width 20
Depth 20
Voltage 110
Warranty Click here to view warranty
Shipping Weight 176 lbs.


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