Fellowes Powershred 455M Micro Cut Shredder

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Quick Overview       

  • Ultra-quiet, micro cut shredder delivers superior protection with particles 5 times smaller than standard cross cut shredders
  • Ideal for personal use
  • Patented SafeSense technology stops shredder when hands touch the paper opening
  • Auto reverse function reverses paper if a jam occurs
  • Maximum run time of 10 min on/ 20 min off
  • 5-gallon pull out waste bin offers a clear window for monitoring the fill level

Design & Specifications

The Powershred 455M micro cut shredder is a feature packed level 4 (P-5) paper shredder. Designed for use by 1 person, the 455M micro cut shredder can shred paper, staples, credit cards and CDs/DVDs. It has a feed opening of 8.75” and shreds paper into cross cut particles of size 1/8”x13/32”. The shredded particles fall into a 5 gallon waste bin that holds up to 80% more paper per gallon than any standard cross cut shredder. Moreover, the Powershred 455M is also capable of shredding material into particles that are 5 times smaller than standard cross cut paper shredders. 

The Fellowes Powershred 455M is a tall and robust paper shredder made of plastic and metal. It stands on 4 casters and measures about 22.31" x 13.31" x 10.38" (HxWxD).

Features & Performance

For optimal shredding operations the Powershred 455M micro cut shredder is equipped with an Auto Reverse function that enables jam free shredding. In case of a jam, the shredder stops shredding and reverses paper. In addition, this Powershred micro cut shredder also comes with a SafeSense technology that stops shredding process if hands accidently touch the feed opening. With SilentShred feature of 455M micro cut shredder, it can be placed in shared workspaces. The Powershred 455M micro cut shredder is designed for heavy use and comes with 1-year machine warranty and 7 years cutter warranty. Moreover, this Powershred micro cut shreddercaters for all the shredding needs of a small office or home office. 

The Fellowes Powershred 455M operates at the speed of 9 fpm and runs continuously for 10 minutes before taking a 20 minutes break for cool down.

Basic Attributes
Cut TypeMicro Cut
Sheet Capacity9
Shred Speed (ft./min.)9
Security Level4
Feed Opening (inches)8.75
Bin Capacity (gallons)5
Cut Size (inches)1/8 x 13/32
Country of OriginCanada
Waste Bin typePull-out Waste Bin
Dimensions (H" x W" x D")22.31 x 13.31 x 10.38
DIN Security LevelP-5
Maximum Run Time (minutes)10 on / 20 off
Warranty1 Year Warranty on Machine, 7 Year Warranty on Cutter
Value Added FeaturesAuto Reverse, SafeSense Technology, SilentShred
Can ShredCredit Cards, Paper, Paper Clips, Staples
CategoryPersonal Shredder
Product NameFellowes Powershred 455M Micro Cut Shredder
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Part Number


Sheet Capacity


Cut Type


Security Level

Level P-5

Bin Capacity

5 gallon

Run Time

10 on / 20 off

Dimensions (H.W.D)

22.8H x 13.9W x 10.4D


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    Fellowes Powershred 455Ms Shredder

    Experience sleek design, innovative technologies and hassle free shredding with the Powershred 455Ms. This nine sheet micro cut shredder offers ultimate protection which shreds up to 5 times smaller than standard crosscut. It can shred continuously for up to 10 minutes, includes a convenient 5 gallon pull out waste bin and powers through CDs, DVDs, credit cards and staples. Safety also counts with the 450MS. Our advanced SafeSense® technology automatically stops reading with hands touch the paper opening. And our auto reverse Jam prevention feature stops and reverses out paper if a jam occurs. The 455MS features ultra-quiet silent shred performance, a technology that virtually eliminates noisy shredder interruptions. Innovation. Power. Durability. Experience the Fellowes Powershred 450MS, one of the world's toughest shredders.

    Q. Why is it called a micro shredder?

    A. A micro shredder offers high security performance by shredding paper 5 times as fine as conventional paper shredders.


    Q. Can multiple users work on this shredder?

    A. The design of the Fellowes Powershred 455Ms is for a single user functionality.


    Q. Is there a cooling period required?

    A. Yes, after every single run of 10 minutes, a cooling period of 20 minutes is needed.


    Q. Does it only shred paper?

    A. No, it also shred credit cards, staples, and CDs/DVDs.


    Q. Is it lightweight?

    A. Yes, thanks to the plastic body and portable design, it weighs only 15 kgs.


    Q. What is SilentShred?

    A. SilentShred is a special technology, which minimizes the noise produced during shredding.


    Q. What is the AutoReverse used for?

    A. The AutoReverse function helps to eject any paper following a paper jam incident.

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