First Alert SC081BF Cross-Cut Shredder, 8-Sheet, prevents identity theft and keeps your personal information from wrong hands by shredding your documents into 3/8 x 1 7/8-inch wide stripes.
It accepts up to 8 sheets in each pass and has a powerful 1.6-Amp motor. It has a clear button which easily lets you push the paper through with just a single touch and it avoids clogging the blades.
It features a three-function switch that keeps the paper moving smoothly and prevents overheating of the motor.
It is very easy to use. Just feed the paper, media or credit card through and then the shredder starts doing its job.
The First Alert SC081BF shredder has separate slots and disposal bin for DVDs, credit cards and CDs. The 4-gallon wastebasket holds a large amount of shredded documents and it slides out for easy removal and disposal.
The shredder can be easily rolled or locked to keep it stay in place. This machine has a basket window so you can see through it to check if it’s time to empty the bin.
Its compact size makes it easily fit under a desks or tight spaces.
- 4-Gallon capacity
- Shreds paper into 3/8-inch by 1-7/8-inch wide strips
- Reverse function to clear jams
- Window to gauge fill level
- 1.6-Amp motor
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 12.3 x 14.8 inches
- Weight: 10.2 pounds
Prevent Identity Theft
The fastest growing crime in the U.S. is identity theft. It is done by misusing the personal information of another individual to commit fraud.
Identity thieves gather personal information either by stealing mail or workplace records, dumpster diving, computer hacking or using computer code.
It is essential that you should shred your mails, credit application copies, charge receipts, physician statements, insurance forms, expired charge cards, mailed credit offers, or checks and bank statements that you are discarding.
Note: This product was originally sold under the brand Honeywell. It is now sold under the brand First Alert due to acquisition.
Below are the pros and cons of the First Alert SC081BF Cross-Cut Shredder as described and experienced by its users.
Users’ Positive Reviews:
- This shredder does what it claims it can do.
- It seems sturdy enough for the job.
- This machine performs well.
Users’ Negative Reviews
- Shreds don’t fall completely into the basket and bunch up underneath.
- When I turn over the shredder to empty it, the little shreds fly all over the place.
- This product is not at all satisfactory. It keeps jamming.
- It is a bit underpowered. Shredding 8 sheets is really pushing it. Shredding 5 sheets is fine.
5 Stars 0%, 4 Stars 34%, 3 Stars 33%, 2 Stars 0%, 1 Star 33%
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