Fellowes Powershred 485Ci Cross Cut Shredder

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Security Level 3 (P-4) Departmental Cross Cut Shredder with 5/32" x 1 1/8" cut size, 30 sheet capacity, huge 35-gallon bin & a continuous duty motor
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Quick Overview

  • Departmental shredder that continuously shreds 30 sheets of paper per pass into 5/32" x 1-1/8" cross cut particles
  • TAA compliant shredder that is designed and assembled in the US
  • Energy efficient system gives the user the total cost of ownership by conserving energy
  • Auto oil technology keeps the cutting shafts lubricated extending machine life
  • Shreds staples, credit cards, paper clips, CD/DVD’s and junk mail
  • Equipped with SafeSense technology that stops shredding operation when hands touch the feed opening
  • 100% jam proof technology allows you to experience problem free shredding
  • Huge 35-gallon bin with LED bin full indicator
  • Supports 2 year product warranty and a lifetime warranty on cutters


Design & Specifications

The Fellowes 485Ci cross-cut shredder is ideal for offices where high-volume data destruction is of importance. It sports a generous 16" feed opening, which is ideal for different paper sizes. This cross-cut shredder boasts level 3 security thereby making it very difficult to reconstruct destroyed information. The Fellowes 485Ci can shred up to 30 sheets per pass and converts paper into extremely small 5/32" x 1-1/8" cross-cut particles. This cross-cut shredder comes with a voluminous 35 gallon waste bin which is great for collecting excess waste. The Fellowes 485Ci can easily shred paper, optical media (CDs/DVDs/Blu-rays), credit cards, staples and paper clips owing to its sturdy cutting blades. A continuous duty motor ensures non-stop operation for extended periods of time.

Features & Performance

The Fellowes 485Ci comes with the patented SafeSense® technology that prevents human injuries. This mechanism instantly stops the shredder when it senses human contact close to the feed opening. An intelligent Energy Management System of 485Ci allows the unit to consume up to 70% less energy than other commercial shredders in the same category. Moreover, the 485Ci comes with a 100% jam-proof mechanism resulting in uninterrupted operation. In addition, the powershred 485Ci is also integrated with patented Auto-Oil™ technology that keeps the unit lubricated without any manual intervention and enhances performance. More importantly, the Auto-Oil™ technology results in hassle-free maintenance and extends the life of this Fellowes 485Ci cross cut paper shredder.

Basic Attributes
Cut TypeCross Cut
Sheet Capacity30
Shred Speed (ft./min.)20
Security Level3
Feed Opening (inches)16
Bin Capacity (gallons)35
Cut Size (inches)5/32 x 1 1/8
Country of OriginUnited States
Waste Bin typePull-out Waste Bin
Dimensions (H" x W" x D")37 1/4 x 25 x 20
DIN Security LevelP-4
Maximum Run Time (minutes)Continuous
Warranty2 Year Warranty on Machine, Lifetime Warranty on Cutter
Value Added Features100% Jam Proof, Auto Oiler, Energy Smart, SafeSense Technology
Can ShredCD/DVDs, Credit Cards, Paper, Paper Clips, Staples
CategoryDepartment Shredder
Product NameFellowes Powershred 485Ci Cross Cut Shredder
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Part Number


Sheet Capacity


Cut Type


Cut Size / mm

4 x 30

Throat width


Security Level


Bin Capacity

142 L

Run Time


Product Dim (mm)

965 x 508 x 635


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    Fellowes Powershred 485Ci Shredder

    Experiance sleek design, innovative technologies and hassle free shredding with the powershred 425 and 485 series of cross cut and strip cut shredders. Each of these four commercial models are proudly designed and assembled in the USA and meet strict TAA guidelines. The 28 sheet crosscut and 38 sheet strip cut models all have continuous run times and power through CDs, DVDs, credit cards, paperclips, staples and junk mail. The 425 series features a 12 inch throat, inconvenient 30 gallon removable waste bin. While the 485 series features an extra wide 16 inch throat and larger 35 gallon waste bin. Both crosscut shredder features our auto oil system which automatically lubricates the cutters to enhance performance and extend shredder life. Paper jams are no longer frustration with the fellows 425 and 485 series shredders. Our advanced 100% jam proof system will not only prevent the shredder from being overfed but also manages miss fed paper by pausing the motor, reversing out the paper and then powering through the tough job. Just watch the light bar to maximize productivity. Green to yellow gives you the feedback that you are shredding within the recommended capacity. While red means you're over the sheet limit. Safety also counts with the 425 and 485 series, our advanced safe Sense technology automatically stops shredding when hands touch the paper opening. These shredders also feature our exclusive energy saving system optimizing energy savings both in and out of use. Experience innovation, power and durability with fellowes, the world's toughest shredders.

    Q. How fine are the particles made with this shredder?

    A. The 485Ci shredder cross cuts paper into 4x30 mm pieces.


    Q. What happens if I leave the machine on for some time?

    A. When left unused for some time, the machine reverts to standby mode to minimize the use of electricity.


    Q. What kind of maintenance do I need to do?

    A. Very basic. Mostly the auto-oil feature ensures that the machine is lubricated at all times.


    Q. In what colors is the 485Ci available?

    A. Two colors. Black and silver


    Q. Is this a continuous machine?

    A. No, you need to allow it to rest after 60 minutes of use.


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