As with any paper shredder, a crosscut paper shredder will need to be properly maintained so that it will function for many years. First, it is important to read the owners manual. The manual will detail the proper usage and restrictions regarding the shredder. Most low priced crosscut paper shredders will be unable to shred many documents at one time and may not be strong enough to shred paper clips or other small fasteners which are commonly used when attaching documents.
To maintain a cross cut shredder required to turn off and unplug the machine.Then required to remove the part of shredder one by one and need to separate from waste bin.Also need to check if there is any paper jam or not.Though now a days most of shredder comes with jam proof technology yet better to check the paper jam or not.Carefully remove the jammed material or paper with tweezers from the blade.Be careful at that time otherwise it can cut your fingertips.Try to use a clean piece of cloth to do so.
Nearly all home office crosscut paper shredders will get clogged at one point. It is important to not exceed the manufacturers recommendations on the maximum number of documents to shred at one time. Shredding too many documents will cause the blades to jam. Some of the lower priced crosscut shredders do not have a reverse feed, and clearing jams may be difficult. If a jam does occur, one must follow the owners manual instructions. For safety reasons, it is advised that the power to the crosscut shredder be disconnected before attempting to clear any jam.
The blades on any paper shredder must be oiled on occasion so that they remain well lubricated. It’s the blade motion which enables a crosscut paper shredder to shred documents, and it is therefore important to oil the blades as recommended by the owners manual. Generally speaking, the more a crosscut paper shredder is used the more frequently it will need to be oiled. The duty cycle, or amount of paper it shreds, is a key factor in determining how often maintenance is needed.
Cross cut shredder are able to shred paper in zig zag mode and able to make the paper in small pieces where the content can not be readable.Though now a days most of the shredder are cross cut type as that the only shredder type which able to solve the purpose of shredding.If a paper not shred properly and from the shredded particles some of the information or content can be still readable then that useless to shred using a costly shredder machine.Which basically strip cut shredder face.No of View :216