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Dahle 20396 KC CrossCut 50Gal Steel German Industrial Paper Shredder

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Dahle 20396KC / 20396 KC Cross-Cut
High Volume Paper Shredder
Guaranteed to "Wow" You

Check under the hood - actual pics attached !
Awesome never fail drivetrain / gears
Gearmotor to chain drive - all steel
(No one else shows you "under the hood" pictures)
Lifetime Machine - As-New Condition!

UNMATCHED German Made Machine
16" Capacity - Up to 42 sheets at a time !!
Level 3 Security / 1/8" x 1 9/16" cut

Up to 73K Sheets (150 Reams) / Hour Speed - Fast !

HEAVY 2.50 HP Shredding Engine - DURABLE / RELIABLE
180 Day (6 Month) Full Machine Warranty
Fully Meets NEW Specs and is "As New"
Add an Auto Oiler Option If Needed
Reconditioned by an AUTHORIZED HSM Dealer
Buy from experts who can answer all your questions - not a sales person

CALL US with questions - Our business line is 410-374-1261

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  • $1295.00
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    395.0000 lbs
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About This Item
Actual item is shown. Only what is shown is included.This is a unit fully reconditioned by our team to and recertified to perform to oem manufactuer spec, in great condition and ready to work. Please understand the machine is being reconditioned by an authorized HSM shredder dealer, not machine-flippers.Pictures are of actual unit, so please review pictures for detail on condition and interfaces. Add an AUTO OILER OPTION - senses load and delivers oil to demand (just ask us). Also has ability to adjust rate. The machine was operated in all modes and also found to grind paper per specifications. The result is shown in the pictures. This unit is designed for commercial duty applications. We guarantee this machine to perform as we have described upon receipt. See cutter block pictures - perfect teeth and in "as-new" condition. Note you cannot buy one built this way today at anywhere near this price.

Notes from our Tech when ReConditioned
This is a very heavy duty level 3 (medium security) shredder with high volume capabilities. Shreds perfectly - see the result. We ran several hundred pages through it after going through our shop, with no issues whatsoever. The sensors were performance tested and all work as intended. The machine was fully cleaned and lubed. All drivetrain components checked for wear. The mill and all components performing per oem specification. The case will show some blemishes consistent with use of a machine of this type and we have pictured those blemishes.

Compare Value - This model machine sells new for $8,200.00 (MSRP) & currently offered discounted to $5,330.00. Save $$$ and buy this as-new machine at a FRACTION

Serial No - 30.61.20396 LV 00015
ID No - 20396KC
Shred Size - 1/8" x 1-9/16"

NOTE - This machine should be oiled upon setup at it's new location immediately before being operated and oiled daily afterwards. This is extremely important for proper maintenance of this commercial quality machine.


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  • We take the time to post actual pictures of the unit you are buying
  • We also take the time to thoroughly test the units we are selling
  • Buy with CONFIDENCE from a reputable seller with 20 Years experience


WARRANTY - BUYER will enjoy a full performance warranty for 180 days. We will replace defective components or refund / exchange the machine if it fails to operate as we have described for a period of 180 days in accordance with our terms in our guarantees section below.
Machine Details
The Dahle 20396 High Capacity Cross Cut Shredder is the best option for businesses looking for an efficient and powerful shredder. The 20396 comes with a 16” feed opening that allows it to handle documents of various sizes. With a sheet capacity of 43, the shredder creates particles of 1/8” x 1 9/16”, achieving the security level of P-4, at an amazing speed of 22 ft/min. The cutting shafts are made of high quality steel that can destroy paper clips, staples, credit cards, CDs and DVDs etc, are backed by an automatic oiler which keeps the cylinders in excellent condition and reduces the chance of paper jams. The design of 20396 also features a shred bin of 50 gallons, which is mounted on conveyor railings for user’s convenience during shred removal.
When it comes to user safety, Dahle Inc strives for perfection. The shredder possesses a combination of features that make the shredding operations as safe as possible. The 20396 has the ability to automatically stop when the cabinet door is opened and initiate auto reverse feature in case of overfeeding. The control panel of Dahle 20396 is simple to understand and can perform all basic functions of the shredder. The Dahle 20396 comes in a robust wooden encasement of 46 ½” x 27 ½” x 24” mounted on strong casters for easy movement.

Product Details

  • Keypad for constant operation and reverse.
  • Auto stop when container is full or door is open.
  • Fully integrated, mechanical-compression device for crosscutting units.
  • Specially hardened steel cutters can handle occasional standard paper clips or staples.
  • Practical storage space with optional paper trays for paper stacks. (Paper trays available for purchase.)
  • Specially convenient pull-out system for removing the integrated, sturdy, reusable shred-bin bag.
  • Powerful, specially adjusted motor for longer periods of use---with thermal protection for high performance.
  • The tried-and-tested closed-tooth wheel drive prevents penetration of dirt and slows wear, increasing the service life.
  • Enclosed housing protects against the spread of paper dust and provides for "whisper quiet" shredding.
  • Crosscut shredders should be oiled to maintain top working condition.

Full Specifications



Cut Type Cross Cut
Sheet Capacity 38-43
Shred Speed (ft./min.) 22
Security Level 3
Feed Opening (inches) 16
Bin Capacity (gallons) 50
Cut Size (inches) 1/8 x 1 9/16
Country of Origin Germany
Dimensions (H" x W" x D") 46 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 24
DIN Security Level P-4
Maximum Run Time (minutes) No
New Warranty 2 Year Parts and Labor Warranty, Lifetime guarantee on cutting cylinders
Value Added Features Auto Reverse, Safety Feature
Can Shred CD/DVDs, Credit Cards, Paper, Paper Clips, Staples
Category High Capacity Shredder, Office Shredder
Product Name Dahle 20396 High Capacity Cross Cut Shredder
Manufacturer Dahle
SKU 20396
Weight 328.0000


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