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Dahle CleanTEC Shredders are now NSA/CSS 02-01 Approved

This just in!!

The Cryptographic & Security Services Division of the National Security Agency (NSA) completed its evaluation of the Dahle North America, Inc., 41334 and 41434 crosscut shredders against the requirements in NSA/CSS Specification 02-01.

According to the release letter, “Dahle Model Numbers 41334, 40334, 41434 and 40434 will be added to the next release of the EPL for High Security Crosscut Shredders. These shredders will remain on the EPL under the condition that they will not undergo any design modifications that would alter the ability to destroy paper against the requirements ofNSA/CSS Specification 02-01. The capacity of the Dahle 41334 and 40334 will be listed at 7 reams of paper per hour at 3 sheets per pass, with a 10.25 inch feed opening. The capacity ofthe Dahle 41434 and 40434 will be listed at 11 reams of paper per hour at 5 sheets per pass, with a 10.25 inch feed opening.”

 

With the addition of these high security paper shredders, we are able to offer our customers more choice for their document destruction needs.

 

 

 
High Security Cross Cut Paper Shredders | Evaluated Products List

Paper Shredders that meet the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products Lists for Crosscut Shredding

Dahle paper shredders have long been known for the best quality, warranty and customer service. As such, the standards and requirements for shredding top secret and classified documents are not take lightly. The NSA / CSS evaluated products list (EPL)  includes the full line of paper shredders from Dahle, trusted leader in the shredding arena.

The National Security Agency compiles a list of the evaluated products (EPL) in the high security crosscut paper shredders category that meet the performance requirements of NSA/CSS Specification 02-01. Please not that it is very clearly stated that products that are on the EPL are not meant as an endorsement by the agency or U.S. Government. The crosscut paper shredders that are included on the list include the make and/or model number, brand name manufacturer and certain specifications such as feed width and the amount of paper shredded during the one (1) hour durability tests. You can read the NSA EPL document in its entirety here.

Dahle Paper Shredders on the Evaluated Products List include:

20434 DS, Deployment Shredder

  • Feed Width: 9 1/2″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 8 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 1/2 Hp
  • db Level: 56
  • Shredder Dimensions: 18″ x 16″ x 14″
  • Case Dimensions: 23″ x 22″ x 21″
  • Weight: 88 lbs
  • Oiling Frequency: Every 15 minutes of use
  • Shredder Performance Kit: Available

20634 EC Cross Cut Shredder

  • Feed Width: 10 1/4″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 12 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 2 Hp
  • db Level: 51

20834 EC

  • Feed Width: 16″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 16 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 2 1/2 Hp
  • db Level: 53

20835 EC

  • Feed Width: 16″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 12 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 2 Hp
  • db Level: 53

20394

  • Feed Width: 16″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 18 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 2 1/2 Hp
  • db Level: 56
  • Waste Volume: 50 gal
  • Waste Bag / Box: 706 / 739
  • Dimensions: 46 1/2″ x 27 1/2″ x 24″
  • Weight: 228 lbs
  • Oiling Frequency: Every 15 minutes of use
  • Shredder Performance Kit: Available

30434

  • Feed Width: 12″
  • Particle Size: 1mm x 4.7mm Cross Cut
  • Sheet Capacity: Up to 12 sheets*
  • Security Level: 6
  • Max Hp: 2 Hp
  • db Level: 52

33134 Dahle shredder is at the end of life cycle and is no longer manufactured.

20434 DXC, this paper shredder has a 9 inch feed width but is no longer manufactured.


According the evaluated products list, new shredder models are added on an as needed basis. It is best to contact the manufacturer or distributor to see if new products have been added to the list. Remember that it is vital to consider the shred volume (pages per day),  application and environment that the paper shredder will reside in to determine which model and brand meets your requirements for high security shredding.

 
How to destroy classified information

Classifications for document shredders are handled by the NSA. The official list of Approved shredders can be found on the NSA/CSS 02-01 Approved List. We at K.L. Security pride ourselves on carrying the best products available, which in this case is the Dahle line of shredders. With a shred size of 1mm x 4.7mm Dahle shredders provide the
security level you need when destroying all levels of Classified Information. As a trusted provider, our team will be sure to match your needs with the most suitable option available.

Call us today Toll Free at 866-867-0306 to speak with a US Government product specialist today! Or email Travis at teaster@klsecurity.com for same day answers to your secure document destruction questions.