Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder

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Quick Overview

  • Departmental paper shredder designed for use by 6-10 employess
  • Continuous duty motor caters for all day shredding needs
  • Jam prevention technology eliminates paper jams and power through tough jobs
  • Offers Silentshred feature for ultra-quiet shredding in shared workspaces
  • Large 44-gallon waste bin and an LED bin full indicator eliminates the need for frequent emptying
  • Equipped with a safety shield that protects user hands and shuts off the machine if human hands comes in contact with the feed opening
  • Backed up by 2 years warranty on parts and lifetime protection on cutters


Design & Specifications

The Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder is a top tier paper shredder that guarantees users convenience without a compromise on functionality. Fellowes 3850S security level 1 (P-2) strip cut shredder performs non-stop, quiet shredding operations and is ideal for shared workplaces. Busy working environments with 6-10 employees or users can benefit from this shredder to a large extent. This strip cut shredder can take more than just papers, items like credit cards, CD/DVD’s, paper clips and staples are inserted into the feed opening of 15-3/4” inches. The strong cutting blades of Fellowes 3850S shred every document into strip cut pieces of 7/32” inches, which are then passed into the large 44 gallon bin. With this huge bin size you will be less frequently disposing off wastes.


Features & Performance

The Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder comes with sheet capacity sensors that constantly indicate the feed level during shredding operation and saves users from the hassle of paper jams.  Fellowes 3850S takes 24-26 sheets of paper in one pass, and the sensor indicates in case of paper stuffing or if the recommended number of paper sheets has exceeded, in order to avoid any paper jams. Fellowes 3850S takes into account the safety of its users. It comes with an electronically controlled safety shield placed in the feed opening, it turns off the machine automatically if a hand comes too close to the entry slot. Now you can enjoy safe and hassle free shredding. Fellowes 3850S is also quite an energy efficient shredder. The Fortishred 3850S saves energy and automatically shuts off after 30 minutes of inactivity. Here is your chance to get a complete Eco friendly paper shredder built to conserve energy and save on electricity cost. 

Basic Attributes
Cut TypeStrip Cut
Sheet Capacity24-26
Shred Speed (ft./min.)20
Security Level2
Feed Opening (inches)15.75
Bin Capacity (gallons)44
Cut Size (inches)7/32
Country of OriginUnited States
Waste Bin typeRemovable Waste Bin
Dimensions (H" x W" x D")38.19 x 25.19 x 23.25
DIN Security LevelP-2
Maximum Run Time (minutes)Continuous
Warranty2 Year Warranty on Machine, 30 Year Warranty on Cutter
Value Added FeaturesAuto Off, Auto Reverse, Safety Shield, Sheet Capacity Sensor, SilentShred
Can ShredCD/DVDs, Credit Cards, Paper, Paper Clips, Staples
CategoryOffice Shredder
Product NameFellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder
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Model #






Cut Type



Level P-2

Cut Size




Max Run Time (mins)


Bin Capacity

44 gallons

Bin Type

Removable Basket

Throat Width



38.2”H x 25.2”W x 23.25”D

Also Shreds

CD's/DVD's, Credit Cards, Paper Clips, Staples


2-year product and service plus 30 years on cutters


  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Brochure
  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Shredder Manual

  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Demo Video

    Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Shredder

    Fellowes TAA compliant products bring German-made quality and innovation to the government market with our Fortishred™ shred line of cross-cut, strip-cut and microcut shredders. These models offer continuous run time, large throat width and the ability to shred more than just paper. The 4850 series is ideal for 10 or more users and features a 15 and three-quarter inch throat and 44 gallon removable waste bin. The 4250 series is ideal for 10 or more users and features a 12 inch throat and 32 gallon removable waste bin. The 3850 series is ideal for 6 to 10 users and features a 15 and three-quarter inch throat and 44 gallon removable waste bin. The 3250 series is ideal for 6 to 10 users and features a 10 and a quarter inch throat and 26 and a half gallon removable waste bin. The 2250 series is ideal for three to five users and features a 10 and a quarter inch throat and 20 gallon removable waste bin. With Fortishred™ shreds paper jams are no longer a frustration the sheet capacity sensor is available on the 3250 series through the 4850 series and helps prevent paper jams by indicating sheet capacity levels during the shredding process. While the 2250 series has auto reverse, which reverses paper as a jam occurs. The Fortishred™ line also features an electronically controlled safety shield that stops the shredder when opened. This line also features silent shred performance for ultra-quiet operation and auto shutoff which automatically shuts the shredder down after 30 minutes of inactivity. Experience innovation, power and durability with Fellowes, the world's toughest shredders.

    Q. Does the Fortishred 3850s offer good security?

    A. Yes, the Fortishred 3850s is a strip cut shredder with a P2 level of security.


    Q. How reliable is the internal mechanism?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s is TAA compliant, which is an assurance of the long life of the internal motor.


    Q. How long with the blades last?

    A. Fellowes offers a 30-year warranty on the cutter.


    Q. What is the run time of the Fortishred 3850s?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s can run continuously to shred paper and CDs.


    Q. Can it be used in large offices?

    A. Yes, it has been designed for use by up to 10 people.


    Q. How loud is the machine?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s has a SilentShred system with produces only 58dB of sound.


    Q. How durable is the body?

    A. The body is made from plastic, which makes it lightweight and long lasting.


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