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Ideal 3104 Shredding Machine

  • Medium Sized Office Shredder for Groups of 5 to 10 People
  • Shreds up to 32 sheets in each pass (See Specifications for exact shred capacity for each DIN level)
  • Shreds up to 1,200+ sheets per day
  • ECC – Electronic capacity control indicates shred capacity live in use to prevent overload and jams
  • Available in 5 shred levels including micro-cut and super micro-cut
  • Available with Electronic Oil Injection System – Prevents the need for maintenance
  • Shreds paper, staples, paperclips and credit cards
  • P2 Strip Cut model also shreds CD/DVD’s
  • Large 310mm Throat width for up to A3 sheets
  • 120 litre shred bin capacity equal to over 1,200 sheets
  • Automatic shut off to save energy after 15 minutes of no use
  • Ideal for Offices, Education, Charities, NHS
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£879.00 - £1,174.00 ex VAT

£1,054.80 - £1,408.80 incl VAT



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The Ideal 3104 is an innovative, centralised office shredder suitable for continuous operation. Designed for medium-sized Offices with groups of 5 to 10 people, for shredding paper (including staples) as well as credit cards. Incorporating a handy 120 Litre waste bin capacity and superb shredding capability of up to 32 x 70gsm sheets per pass***. Available in 3 different shred sizes & security levels both with and without the auto oiling system:

  • (P2) 4mm Strip Cut
  • (P4) 4 x 40mm Cross Cut
  • (P5) 2 x 15mm Cross Cut

The Ideal 3104 features a photo-cell controlled automatic start and stop function. The ECC (Electronic Capacity Control) feature indicates the motor capacity during the shredding process. This prevents overloading, paper jams and machine damage. There is a large convenient 310mm feed opening and a fully enclosed, twin drive dust proof gear box housing for trouble free operation. A high quality wooden cabinet stores the shredded waste. A magnetic proximity switch secures the cabinet door.

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 door 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.

Available with Electronic Oil Injection

Available with Ideal’s Automatic Oiling System. Electronic oil injection lubricates the cutting shafts when shredding and guarantees constantly high shredding performance.

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 3104 Shredding Machine

  • Robust professional office shredder shredder for medium sized groups of 5 to 10 people
  • Lifetime Guarantee against breakage on the cutting shafts
  • Shreds up to 32 sheets at once & up to 7 full reams of paper before the waste bin is full
  • Very quiet in operation
  • Ideal Safety Systems guarantee safe operation in any environment

Warranty Information – Ideal 3104 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 – 1,200+ sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P2 Strip Cut) – up to 32 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P4 Cross Cut) – up to 27 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P5 Cross Cut) – up to 17 sheets
  • Throat Width – 210mm (A4 & A3)
  • Shreds – Paper, Staples, Paperclips, Credit Cards – P2 & P4 Shreds CD’s/DVD’s
  • Waste Capacity – 120 Litres / 1,200 sheets
  • Bin Style – Pull Out Bin
  • Waste Sack Type – Ideal 9000410 – Ideal 3104 Shred Sacks
  • Motor Power – 640 Watts
  • Cutting Speed – 4.8 Metres per minute
  • Noise Level – 68db
  • Continuous Motor Run Time – 24 Hours
  • Motor Cool Down Time – N/A
  • DIN Security Level P2 – Yes 4mm Strip Cut (None Confidential Waste)
  • DIN Security Level P4 – Yes 4 x 40mm Cross Cut (Confidential Waste)
  • DIN Security Level P5 – Yes 2 x 15mm Cross Cut (Highly Confidential Waste)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) – 538 x 470 x 930mm
  • Net Weight – 52.0kgs
  • Power Requirement – 230V, 50Hz

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