Shredder Cut Styles


The three most common types are:

Strip Cut Shredding

The strip-cut machines shred long vertical pieces,

Cross Cut Shredding

Coss-cut adds horizontal cuts to the vertical cuts tro make the shred pieces even smaller

Micro Cut Shredding

Micro-cut machines shred the documents to tiny particles

Paper Shredder Security Levels Based On Din 66399

Ever notice those codes (P-2, P-3, P-4) on shredders? They’re not random – they tell you how well the machine shreds documents, which is key for keeping your confidential information safe.

What is DIN66399?
The DIN 66399 standard (established in 2012) , developed by the Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN), sets the P-level for secure data shredding. This standard is used internationally.

This guide will explain what these codes mean and why they matter when choosing a shredder for your home or office.


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