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Ideal 4005 Shredding Machine

  • Large Office / Departmental Shredder for Groups of 10+ People
  • Shreds up to 55 sheets in each pass (See Specifications for exact shred capacity for each DIN level)
  • Shreds up to 2,500+ 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 & super micro-cut
  • Electronic Oil Injection System as standard – Prevents the need for maintenance
  • Shreds paper, staples, paperclips and credit cards
  • P4 & P5 Cross Cut models also shreds CD/DVD’s – P4 will shred Floppy Disks too
  • Large 405mm Throat width for up to A3 sheets
  • 165 litre shred bin capacity equal to over 2,050 sheets
  • Automatic shut off to save energy after 15 minutes of no use
  • Ideal for Large Offices, Centralised Shredding on an office floor, Education, Charities, NHS
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£2,619.00 - £4,213.00 ex VAT

£3,142.80 - £5,055.60 incl VAT



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The Ideal 4005 is an innovative, high-capacity departmental shredder suitable for continuous operation. Designed for large-sized Offices or entire departments/floors with groups of 10+ people, for shredding paper (including staples) as well as credit cards. Incorporating a handy 165 Litre waste bin capacity and superb shredding capability of up to 55 x 70gsm sheets per pass***. The Ideal 4005 is the most powerful shredder you can buy that is powered by a normal UK Plug. Available in 5 different shred sizes & security levels all with Ideal’s auto oiling system:

  • (P2) 6mm Strip Cut
  • (P4) 4 x 40mm Cross Cut
  • (P5) 2 x 15mm Cross Cut
  • (P6) 0.8 x 12mm Micro Cross Cut
  • (P7) 0.8 x 5mm Super Micro Cross Cut

The Ideal 4005 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 405mm feed opening that can handle A4 landscape or A3 portrait. Also featuring a high power 1600W motor with direct chain drive and 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.

Blue Angel Award for Efficiency

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.

Electronic Oil Injection comes as Standard

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 4005 Shredding Machine

  • Powerful shredder for the large office or entire department of 10+ people
  • Lifetime Guarantee against breakage on the cutting shafts
  • Shreds up to 55 sheets at once & up to 9 full reams of paper before the waste bin is full
  • The most powerful shredder you can buy with a standard UK plug (Same power rating as larger Ideal 3105)
  • Ideal Safety Systems guarantee safe operation in any environment

Warranty Information – Ideal 4005 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 – 2,500+ sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P2 Strip Cut) – up to 55 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P4 Cross Cut) – up to 45 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P5 Cross Cut) – up to 30 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P6 Micro Cross Cut) – up to 17 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P7 Super Micro Cross Cut) – up to 12 sheets
  • Throat Width – 310mm (A4 & A3)
  • Shreds – Paper, Staples, Paperclips, Credit Cards – P4 also shreds Floppy Disks / P4 & P5 Shreds CD’s/DVD’s
  • Waste Capacity – 165 Litres / 2,050 sheets
  • Bin Style – Pull Out Bin
  • Waste Sack Type – Ideal 9000410 – Ideal 4005 Shred Sacks
  • Motor Power – 1600 Watts
  • Cutting Speed – 9 Metres per minute
  • Noise Level – 68db
  • Continuous Motor Run Time – 24 Hours
  • Motor Cool Down Time – N/A
  • DIN Security Level P2 – Yes 6mm Strips (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)
  • DIN Security Level P6 – Yes 0.8 x 12mm Micro Cross Cut (US/UK Military / Government)
  • DIN Security Level P7 – Yes 0.8 x 5mm Super Micro Cross Cut (US/UK Military /Government)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) – 640 x 590 x 1,010mm
  • Net Weight – 115.0kgs
  • Power Requirement – 230V, 50Hz

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