Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder

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Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder



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Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder

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It’s a Level 6 Cross-Cut Shredder

Quick Overview

  • NSA Evaluated to Meet or Exceed NSA/CSS Specification 02-01 (Level 6) for High Security Crosscut Shredders

Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder


  • 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

Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut 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.
  • 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.
  • TAuto 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 all 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.


Formax FD 8400HS-1 Cross-Cut Shredder


  • Shred Size:  1/32″ x 3/16″
  • Security Level:  Level 6 / P-7
  • Cut Type:  High Security
  • Feed Opening:  10 1/4″
  • Bin Capacity:  20 Gallon
  • Sheet Capacity:  6 to 7
  • Speed:  23 fpm
  • NSA Evaluated:  YES
  • Weight:  176 Lbs.
  • Dimensions:  34″ (H) x 20″ (W) x 20″ (D)
  • Power Supply:  110 Volt, 50-60 Hz


  1. Lifetime limited warranty on cross-cut and strip-cut cutting heads
  2. 1-year warranty on High Security model cutting heads
  3. 1-year warranty on all other parts


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