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Formax Combi 0030 High Security Paper & Optical Media Shredder

Formax Combi 0030 High Security Paper & Optical Media Shredder

High-Security Paper & Optical Media Destruction
The Formax Combi 0030 combines high-security paper shredding and optical media destruction in a convenient, mobile unit. It meets the requirements of NSA/CSS Specification 02-01 for High Security Cross-Cut Paper Shredders and Specification 04-02 for Optical Media Destruction Devices. The Combi 0030 is listed on the NSA/CSS EPL, and exceeds the 2018 requirements for particle size of less than 2mm for DVD and Blu-Ray destruction, producing particles less than 1.5mm.

The paper cutting head shreds up to 8 sheets in a single pass and produces 0.8mm x 4.5mm particles. It features AutoStart/Stop, AutoReverse to clear jams, a heavy duty molded plastic waste bin, steel cutting blades, and the EvenFlow™ Automatic Internal Oiling System that lubricates the paper cutting blades automatically for peak performance.

The optical media system reduces media into nearly dust-sized particles less than 1.5mm2, surpassing the latest NSA mandate of particle size less than 2mm for DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. It grinds up to 1,091 pieces per hour, including all types of CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray discs, credit cards with smart chips and/or magnetic strips, CAC IDs, and SIM cards. The fine optical media particles are filtered and contained in the integrated vacuum system for a cleaner work environment.

Standard features include a centralized toggle switch to ensure optimal power to each system, separate feed openings and waste containment, an all-metal cabinet with heavy duty casters, and illuminated indicators which inform operators of low vacuum suction, waste bin full and paper jam.

The Combi 0030 is the ideal user-friendly high-security solution to destroy both paper and optical media, in a single, mobile enclosed unit, ensuring top secret data remains top secret, and out of the wrong hands.

Standard Features:
Evaluated by NSA: Meets requirements of NSA/CSS specifications 02-01 and 04-02 for high security cross-cut paper shredders & optical media destruction devices
NSA/CSS Evaluated Products List: Optical media is reduced to <1.5mm2, exceeding the 2018 NSA/CSS specification of <2mm particle size for DVD and Blu-Ray disc destruction
Classified Destruction: Destroys documents and media, including those that are highly-classified,
to security level P-7 (paper) and O-6 (optical media)
Dual Feed Openings: Individual feed openings for paper and optical media
Rugged All-in-One Unit: All-metal cabinet on heavy-duty casters for mobility

Features - Paper Shredding:
User-Friendly Controls: LED control panel with illuminated indicators for standby, waste bin full, door open and paper jam
Steel Blades: Designed for years of paper shredding
EvenFlowTM Automatic Oiling System: Lubricates the paper shredding blades for peak performance Auto Start/Stop: Optical sensor detects paper and starts operation automatically
Integrated Auto Reverse: In case of a paper jam, built-in controls switch the motor into reverse to clear the cutting blades
Rugged Waste Bin: Constructed of heavy-duty molded plastic for durability

Features - Optical Media Destruction:
Destroys a Wide Range of Optical Media: CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, Blu-Ray discs, credit cards with smart chips and/or magnetic strips, SIM cards, CAC IDs
Extra-Fine Particle Size: Even small fragments of DVDs and Blu-Rays can contain large amounts of data, so the discs are ground to near dust-sized particles, smaller than 1.5mm2, exceeding the NSA/CSS Specification 04-02 of particle size less than 2mm
Vacuum System: Keeps the extremely fine optical media particles contained prior to disposal Illuminated Indicators: Display shows if the vacuum suction is low or waste container is full

Safety Features:
Door Safety Sensor: Paper shredder stops automatically if the cabinet door is opened
Thermal Overload Protection: Shredder shuts down automatically if it becomes overheated

Technical Specifications

  Paper Optical Media
Cutting Style Cross Cut Cross Cut
Shred Size 0.8mm x 4.5mm (1/32” x 3/16”) < 1.5mm2
Feed Capacity 7 - 8 sheets (70gsm) **
6 - 7 sheets (80gsm) **
1 disc at a time
1-Hour NSA Durability Test 17 reams / 6 sheets NSA rated 1,091 discs per hour
Speed Up to 27.5 fpm Approx. 3 seconds per disc
Feed Opening 12"


Dimensions 37” W x 21” D x 35” H
Bin Capacity 35 gal Based on vacuum capacity
Weight 235 lbs.
DIN 66399 Security Level P-7 O-6
Power Supply 115V, 60Hz

Additional Information

Formax Combi 0030 Brochure