Dahle CleanTEC 41434 Level P-7 Cross Cut High Security Paper Shredder

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Key Features


The Dahle CleanTEC 41434 paper shredder is perfect for anyone requiring a higher level of security when disposing of sensitive information, as it was designed for military, federal, state or local governments as well as Department of Defense contractors engaged in projects where National Security is an issue. As easy to use as it is secure, the CleanTEC 41434 simple-use command dial controls all of the machine's functions, such as when to replace the filter, and when the shred bag needs to be emptied. This Security Level 6 machine has a cross cut shred size of 1mm x 4.7mm and is able to reduce a single sheet of letter size paper into over 15,500 tiny particles. The CleanTEC 41434 comes equipped with ESP (Electronic Sensing Protection), sensing how much paper you're trying to shred and won't allow sheet capacity to be exceeded. Also featuring the exclusive CleanTEC Filtration system, 98% of the fine dust particles are trapped and prevented from being released into the air.

Product Details

  • Quality German engineering ensures precision, durability and silent operation
  • Designed to shred up to 8 sheets at once. The 41434 offers quick and easy destruction of confidential materials.
  • 10 1/4" Feed opening for easy shredding of letter and legal sized paper
  • CleanTEC Filtration eliminates up to 98% of the fine dust particles produced, providing improved air quality and promoting a healthier work environment
  • Safe Technology offers revolutionary Verbal and Contact Emergency Shutdown System. In an emergency, simply yell "Stop" or tap the top cover for immediate shutdown.
  • SmartPower multi-stage energy management system reduces power consumption when sitting idle
  • Rubber Shock Mounts between cutting mechanism and wooden cabinet reduces vibration to provide extremely quiet operation
  • Thermally Protected Motor prevents overheating during constant shredding
  • ESP Protection lets shredder know how much you're shredding to prevent overfilling shredder bin capacity
  • 30 gallon waste compartment is able to hold large volumes of waste requiring less frequent changing
  • Solid cutting head of German steel is milled to create each cutting cylinder
  • Wooden Cabinet blends in with any office decor and deafens noise for quiet operation
  • EvenFlow Lubricator automatic oiler provides continuous lubrication across the entire cutting mechanism
  • Utilizes gussetted waste bags that expand to collect a larger amount of material

Item Specifications

    • Shred Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
    • Security Level: P-7 (old level 6)
    • Feed Width: 10 1/4"
    • Capacity: 8 Sheets
    • Speed: 22 ft/min
    • Motor: 1.2 Hp 115V
    • Waste Bin: 30 Gal
    • Waste Bag: 705
    • Actual Machine Dimensions (L x W x H): 18.25" x 21.5" x 36.75"
    • Actual Machine Weight: 102 lb
    • Shipping Length: 38"
    • Shipping Length: 25"
    • Shipping Height: 25"
    • Shipping (Web) Weight: 170 lb
    • Manufacturer's Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Cutting Cylinders, 2 Year on Parts and Labor

Demonstration Video

Dahle CleanTEC 41434 Level P-7 Cross Cut High Security Paper Shredder Demo Video

Transcript: This is the Dahle Level P-7 41434 Office Shredder!
If you hold the forward button for a few seconds it will go into continuous feeding mode.
So now feed stack after stack until you’re finished.
Without doing this it will automatically start and stop the motor when you insert you pages.
The opening is 10 1/4 inches wide, which will fit the smaller length of a standard page.
And it senses if you’ve put in too many pages, to which the motor won’t start until there’s less.
If you need to ever stop shredding—like if you catch your hair or tie…ouch—hold the reverse button and pull every ...

Staff Review

Dahle CleanTEC 41434 Shredder Review


    If you're looking for a new paper shredder, you should check out the new Dahle CleanTEC series which is comprised of some of best devices available. One of them is the 41434. Here's quick look at it including what grade it deserves:

Features/ Strengths:

  • The 41434 is a Level 6 cross-cut shredder that's suitable for use by such organizations as the National Security Agency and Department of Defense. This is one of the best shredders to use if you need to get rid of very confidential documents.
  • The 41434 has a 10.25-inch feed opening so it's easy to shred letter- and legal-sized paper. The device has a 30-gallon waste bin and thermally protected motor so you can shred a lot without any problem. And to help you save power, the machine has a Smart Power system that helps reduce the amount of energy used while the machine is idling.
  • If you need to keep paper dust out of your office, this is the shredder to get. It has a CleanTEC air filtration system that prevents paper dust from being released into the air.
  • Safety is really important when using a paper shredder. The 41434 is safe to use because it can respond to voice commands in the event of an emergency. Just say "Stop" or tap the top cover of the machine, and the shredder immediately stops.

Compare to Similar Shredders

Model Name 41434 40406 40414 40430 40434 41414 41422
10 1/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/4" 10 1/4"
#20 / #16
Up to 12 20 / 24 9 / 11 Up to 12 20 / 24 12 / 14
P-7 P-2 P-4 P-6 P-7 P-4 P-5
Cross-Cut Strip-Cut Cross-Cut Cross-Cut Micro-Cut Cross-Cut Cross-Cut
1mm x 4.7mm 1/4" 1/8" x 1 9/16" 1/32" x 7/16" 1mm x 4.7mm 1/8" x 1 9/16" 1/13" x 1 9/16"
30 gal 30 gal 30 gal 30 gal 30 gal 30 gal 30 gal
22 f/m 22 f/m 20 f/m 20 f/m 22 f/m 20 f/m 20 f/m
52 dB 51 dB 52 dB 52 dB 52 dB 52 dB 53 dB
Dimensions 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" 36 3/4" x 21 1/2" x 17 1/2"
Weight 100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs 100 lbs
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