Best Paper Shredder

Shredding documents is a common practice for disposing of sensitive or confidential information to prevent unauthorised access or identity theft. After diligently scanning documents you should shred any paperwork containing personal, financial, or sensitive information. This includes bank statements, credit card statements, medical records, tax documents, bills, and any paperwork with your name, address, social security number, or other confidential data.

From now until 30th April 2024 ScanSnap are offering a FREE Leitz IQ home office P4 business shredder with every ScanSnap iX1300, iX1400 and iX1600 A4 document scanner purchase. The ScanSnap iX1600 A4 document scanner is designed to maximise office efficiency, letting you organise documents with a simple, one-touch operation. With the addition of a FREE Leitz IQ Home Office P4 Shredder, you can complete the process by instantly getting rid of unwanted paper documents and reduce clutter.

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Leitz IQ Home Office P4 Paper Shredder

The Leitz IQ home office P4 paper shredder is a stylish office shredder. Compact in size for easy positioning, making it the best shredder for home office users. Shred 10 sheets of A4 into the generous 23L bin with easy-to-operate touch controls. Increase the security in your document destruction with this security DIN P4 rated shredder.

Key features

  • Sheet Capacity - The exact capacity may vary depending on the specific model, but it can usually handle around 10-12 sheets per pass.
  • Auto-Feed Option - auto-feed feature, allows you to load a stack of documents for automatic shredding.
  • Shred Speed - The Leitz IQ Home Office P4 typically shreds paper at a rate of a few feet per minute.
  • Bin Capacity - The bin capacity is 23 litres, allowing for several sessions of shredding before needing to empty the bin.
  • Security Level (P4) - P4 classification indicates that this shredder provides a medium level of security. It shreds paper into cross-cut particles, making it difficult for someone to reconstruct sensitive information.
  • Throat Width - is the width of the paper entry slot. The Leitz IQ P4 paper shredder is 220mm, which can accommodate standard A4 and legal-sized documents.
  • Safety Features - safety features include overheat protection and auto-reverse to prevent jams.

Document Shredding Best Practice

Before shredding any of your paper documents be aware of any legal requirements for document retention and disposal in your region. Certain documents may need to be retained for a specific period before shredding. Remember that document shredding is for physical documents. Digital files and data should be securely deleted or wiped using appropriate software. After shredding, dispose of the shredded material securely. You can either recycle it in a secure manner or dispose of it with your regular trash. Document shredding is an important step in safeguarding your personal information and maintaining privacy and security. Make sure to follow any legal requirements related to document retention and disposal.

Document Management System

If your business is growing and paper scanning (and shredding) is becoming more time consuming, it might be worth considering investing in professional document management software. Spielberg’s FileDirector is document management system that could save you valuable time by streamlining your digital document process. Whether a small to medium sized business or a global enterprise, FileDirector can be tailored to your specific requirements. For more information visit, our partner site, The Document Management Group.