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Formax Deskside Shredder, Strip-Cut FD 8302SC Review

***If you are unsure if this shredder is for you, we can schedule an online product demo especially for you! Just get in touch with us today.***

The Formax Deskside Shredder, Strip-Cut FD 8302SC combined space-saving design with commercial-grade components including all-metal cabinets, heat-treated steel blades, heavy-duty AC geared-motors, and rugged lifetime guaranteed waste bins. Standard features include auto start/stop, auto-reverse, auto sensor, and high-quality geared motor. 


  • Accepts staples and paper clips
  • Strip-cut model accepts CDs and credit cards
  • Manual Function: Can be used when shredding small sized paper or films which can’t be detected by the sensor
  • Auto Start/Auto Stop: Optical sensor detects paper and starts operation automatically
  • Door Safety Sensor: Motor stops automatically if the cabinet door is opened
  • Auto-Reverse: In case of a paper jam, built-in controls switch motor into reverse to clear the jam
  • Heat-Treated Solid Steel Cutters: Specially ground for longevity and require minimal oiling
  • High-Quality Geared Motor: Powerful, efficient AC geared-motor with heavy-duty steel gears for high performance and minimal noise All-Metal Cabinet with casters
  • Auto Sensor: When the waste bin is full, the motor stops automatically
  • Lifetime Guaranteed Heavy-Duty Waste Bin
  • Cutter Auto Stop: If shredding is continuous for more than 30 minutes, cutter revolution stops automatically
  • Thermal Overload Protection
  • Safety Circuit Breaker: Ensures safe operation
  • Optical Sensor Sensitivity Recovery: Can be reset by pressing the stop button for 7 seconds
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty on cutting head
  • 1-Year Warranty on all other parts


If you are looking for the best shredder from Formax at an affordable price, the Formax Deskside Shredder, Strip-Cut FD 8302SC is the one for you! But if you want a different sized one but love the features of this Formax Deskside Shredder, you can check out the other Formax Deskside Shredders now!

***If you are unsure if this shredder is for you, we can schedule an online product demo especially for you! Just get in touch with us today.***


Cutting Style:
Strip Cut
Shred Size: 5/32”
Sheet Capacity: 21 to 23
Speed: 21 fpm
Feed Opening: 10.6”
Dimensions: 16” W x 14” D x 30” H
Bin Capacity: 9.5 gal.
Weight: 99 lbs.
Security Level: P-2
Power Supply 110V, 50/60Hz

Buy the Formax Deskside Shredder, Strip-Cut FD 8302SC today!


Formax is the industry leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of pressure seal, mailing, data destruction and digital print finishing solutions, and provides sales and service support through a nationwide dealer network. Formax stands behind its equipment and offers the following warranties:

Folders, Pressure Sealers, Inserters, ColorMax, Cutters, Joggers, Signers, Bursters

      90 day warranty on parts and labor
      90 day warranty on parts   


      Lifetime limited warranty on Deskside and Office cutting heads
      Lifetime limited warranty on Industrial cutting heads (parts only)
      1-year warranty on High Security and Specialty cutting heads    
      1-year warranty on all other parts

Formax agrees to repair or replace, at its option, any defective part or component covered by this warranty, provided there was no abuse and we first receive written notice of a defect within the applicable warranty period.  Wearable parts are not covered under warranty. This warranty extends only to the original purchaser and does not include labor or the payment of any labor charges or incidental or consequential expenses.
Warranty claims must be submitted with a replacement part order. All parts are shipped FOB Dover, NH.

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