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Ideal 4606 Shredding Machine

  • High Capacity Shredder for Groups of 20+ People
  • Provides data security for an entire office floor
  • Shreds up to 95 sheets in each pass (See Specifications for exact shred capacity for each DIN level)
  • Shreds up to 10,500+ sheets per day
  • ECC – Electronic capacity control indicates shred capacity live in use to prevent overload and jams
  • Available in 2 shred levels P3 & P5
  • Electronic Oil Injection System as standard – Prevents the need for maintenance
  • Shreds paper, staples, paperclips, credit cards, CD/DVD’s, floppy disks, sim cards, cardboard
  • Large 460mm Throat width for up to A2 sheets
  • 230 litre shred bin capacity equal to over 2,750 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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£6,795.00 - £6,995.00 ex VAT

£8,154.00 - £8,394.00 incl VAT



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The Ideal 4606 is a compact, high-capacity shredder with electronic oil injection and a feeding hopper for crumpled paper. Designed to provide data security for an entire office floor. Incorporating a large 230-litre waste bin capacity and a superb shredding capability of up to 95 x 70gsm sheets per pass***.

The 4606 has a tilting feed hopper with rotating rubber paddles to draw crumpled paper in with ease. The second feed opening is a more traditional feed table for flat paper and computer print-outs. A photo-cell automatically starts and stops the cutting head when using this table feed opening. The feed table folds away when not in use. Easy-switch, an intelligent multi-function switch element with integrated optical signals indicating the operational status comes as standard.

The ECC (Electronic Capacity Control) prevents over-feeding by auto-reversing the shredding heads in the event of an overload. Robust hardened steel shredding heads with Ideal’s electronic oil injection keeps the machine running in peak condition for constantly high performance. The SPS (Safety Protection System) incorporates plenty of safety functions. The electronically secured feed hopper provides access to the shredding head in the event of a jam. Optical waste full sensors and electronic door protection ensure safe operation. The large waste bin is mobile on castors and easily removed from the front of the machine.

Available in 2 different shred sizes & security levels all with Ideal’s auto oiling system:

  • (P3) 6 x 50mm Cross Cut
  • (P5) 2 x 15mm Cross Cut
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 4606 Shredding Machine

  • Compact high-capacity shredder that handles flat and crumpled paper – Ideal for the centralised office shredding
  • 2 Year Guarantee against breakage on the cutting shafts
  • Shreds up to 95 sheets at once & up to 12 full reams of paper before the waste bin is full
  • Shreds everything from paper, cardboard, files, books, floppy disks, credit cards, CD/DVD’s
  • Ideal Safety Systems guarantee safe operation in any environment

Warranty Information – Ideal 4606 Shredding Machine

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

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

*Please note this machine requires a 3 Phase Power Supply

  • Daily Capacity – 10,000+ sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P3 Cross Cut) – up to 95 sheets
  • Sheet Capacity (P5 Cross Cut) – up to 45 sheets
  • Throat Width – 460mm (A4, A3 & A2)
  • Shreds – Paper, Staples, Paperclips, Credit Cards, Floppy Disks, CD’s/DVD’s & Cardboard
  • Waste Capacity – 230 Litres / 2,750+ sheets
  • Bin Style – Pull Out Bin on castors (Not attached to the machine so can be wheeled away for emptying)
  • Waste Sack Type – Ideal 9000030 – Ideal 4606 Shred Sacks
  • Motor Power – 2,200 Watts
  • Continuous Motor Run Time – 24 Hours
  • Motor Cool Down Time – N/A
  • DIN Security Level P3 – Yes 6 x 50mm Cross Cut (Confidential Waste)
  • DIN Security Level P5 – Yes 2 x 15mm Cross Cut (Highly Confidential Waste)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) – 740 x 765 x 1,700mm
  • Net Weight – 253.0kgs
  • Power Requirement – 400V, 50Hz – 3 Phase

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