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Deskside Shredders

Ideal 2245 Shredding Machine

  • Deskside Shredding Machine
  • Shreds up to 13 sheets in each pass (See Specifications for exact shred capacity for each DIN Level)
  • Shreds up to 250 sheets per day
  • Available in 3 shred levels P2 Strip Cut, P4 & P5 Cross Cut
  • Shreds paper, staples, paperclips and credit cards
  • 220mm Throat width for up to A4 sheets
  • 20 litre bin capacity equal to 280 sheets
  • Automatic shut off to save energy after 15 minutes of no use
  • Ideal for the Home, Office Desk, Education Bursary, Charities, NHS
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£183.00 - £243.00 ex VAT

£219.60 - £291.60 incl VAT



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The Ideal 2245 Deskside Shredders are perfect for use by individuals at the office desk or home for shredding paper (including staples) as well as credit cards. Incorporating a handy 20 Litre waste bin capacity and superb shredding capability of up to 13 x 70gsm sheets per pass***. Available in 3 different shred sizes & security levels:

  • (P2) 4mm Strip Cut
  • (P4) 3 x 25mm Cross Cut
  • (P5) 2 x 15mm Cross Cut

The Ideal 2245 features a photo-cell controlled automatic start and stop function, swivel castors for increased mobility as well as a fully enclosed, dust proof gear box housing for trouble free operation. A high quality plastic cabinet stores the shredded waste. A magnetic proximity switch secures the waste area. Smart Shred Technology controls the shredder capacity. Simple colour guides and smiley faces advise the operator of the shredders current condition.

The Ideal SPS (Safety Protection System) incorporates plenty of safety functions. An electronically controlled safety flap prevents unwanted items such as ties, lanyards or long hair from entering the shredder. New easy switch controls guide the operator via colour signals and illuminated symbols. Automatic reverse and power cut off protect the motor and gearbox whilst also preventing paper jams. Optical waste full sensors and electronic waste protection ensure safe operation with double motor protection enhancing this with overheat protection.

The Ideal range have all been awarded the ‘Blue Angel’ for their high energy efficiency. The Zero Energy Consumption function in these models means that the machines are completely automatically switched off and thus zero energy consumption after 15 minutes of no use.

Why Ideal Shredders?

The quality of the product makes all the difference, the IDEAL Brand name holds an enviable position within the Paper Shredding markets worldwide.

Longevity and precision are the hallmarks of outstanding shredding machines – and what makes IDEAL the first choice for Paper Shredders. The high quality and reliability of the IDEAL machines is the result of decades of experience and engineering competence at the forefront of the paper shredding markets worldwide. Ideal have one of the largest ranges of professional shredding machines in the world, a solution for virtually any environment or requirement from home to large commercial offices and beyond.

Ideal Shredders have been supplied to over 150 countries worldwide for over 50 Years. These products are simply the very best quality shredding machines on the market.

5 Reasons to Buy an Ideal 2245 Shredding Machine

  • Robust professional deskside shredder
  • Lifetime Guarantee against breakage on the cutting shafts
  • Shreds up to 13 sheets at once
  • Very quiet in operation
  • Ideal Safety Systems guarantee safe operation in any environment

Warranty Information – Ideal 2455 Shredding Machine

  • 1 Year Parts & Labour Warranty (Return to base repairs)
  • Life Guarantee against breakage on the cutting shafts (Excludes P6 & p7 Models)

***Please see specifications for exact shredding capability based on DIN Security level

  • Daily Capacity – 250 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P2 Strip Cut) – up to 13 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P4 Cross Cut) – up to 7 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P5 Cross Cut) – up to 4 sheets
  • Throat Width – 220mm (A4)
  • Shreds – Paper, Staples, Paperclips, Credit Cards (P2 Only for Credit Cards)
  • Waste Capacity – 20 Litres / 280 sheets
  • Bin Style – Removable shredding head
  • Motor Power – 150 Watts
  • DIN Security Level P2 – Yes 4mm Strip Cut (None Confidential Waste)
  • DIN Security Level P4 – Yes 3 x 25mm Cross Cut (Confidential Waste)
  • DIN Security Level P5 – Yes 2 x 15mm Cross Cut (Highly Confidential Waste)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) – 345 x 213 x 428mm
  • Net Weight – 7.5kgs
  • Power Requirement – 230V, 50Hz

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