Dahle PowerTEC 818 HD Hard Drive Punch

DahleSKU: 818 HD

Sale price$4,295.00

Product Overview

  • NSA Approved for secure hard drive destruction
  • Security Level H-3 ensures confidential digital media is completely destroyed
  • Hardened nickel-plated punch effectively renders hard drives unreadable
  • Chain-driven motor delivers continuous slip-free power
  • Illuminated chute opening with transparent safety cover for easy operation
  • Automatic safety stop when door or chute cover is opened
  • Thermally protected motor prevents overheating for long-lasting use
  • Extremely quiet operation won't disrupt office environment
  • Steel cabinet with rolling casters and easy-to-empty waste bin for convenience
  • Precision engineered for 3.5" and 2.5" hard drive destruction


Data Sheet: PDF File


Shredder Application Digital Media
Shredder Series Dahle PowerTEC
Security Level H-3
Security Level (DIN) H-3
NSA Approved Yes
Cutting Capacity 1 Drive
Bin Capacity 27 gallons
Can Shred 2.5 inch & 3.5 inch Hard Drives
Feed Width 4.7 inch
Noise Level 60 dB
Maximum Horsepower 0.75 HP
Electrical Requirement 115 Volts, Single Phase
Size 21
Dimensions (L x W x H) 19.75 x 20 x 34.5 inch
Weight 154 lb


NSA Approved Data Destruction:
The Dahle PowerTEC 818 HD Hard Drive Punch is NSA approved for securely destroying 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives. This ensures that all digital data stored on the hard drives is rendered completely unreadable, providing a high level of data security and confidentiality.

Enhanced Security Level H-3:
With a Security Level H-3 certification, this hard drive punch is designed specifically for the destruction of confidential digital media. The hardened nickel-plated punch bolt effectively renders hard drives unreadable, safeguarding sensitive information from unauthorized access or data breaches.

Powerful Chain-Driven Motor:
Equipped with a robust chain-driven motor, the PowerTEC 818 HD ensures slip-free performance during the destruction process. This powerful motor efficiently drives the punch through hard drives, ensuring thorough and secure data destruction with each operation.

Easy-to-Use Controls and Safety Features:
Featuring an LED keypad with intuitive controls, this hard drive punch offers simple operation for users. Additionally, safety is prioritized with features such as an illuminated chute opening with a transparent safety cover and automatic stop function when the door or chute cover is opened. This ensures safe and convenient use in any environment.

Quiet and Efficient Operation:
The PowerTEC 818 HD is designed to operate quietly, minimizing disruptions in the workplace environment. Its thermally protected motor prevents overheating, while rubber shock mounts reduce vibration, ensuring smooth and efficient performance without causing disturbances during regular office activities.

Durable Construction and Easy Maintenance:
Built within a sturdy steel cabinet with rolling casters, this hard drive punch is durable and easy to move around for convenience. The transparent safety cover on the chute automatically stops the machine if opened, enhancing user safety. Additionally, the easy-to-empty waste bin simplifies maintenance and waste disposal, making it a practical and user-friendly solution for data destruction needs.

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