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The Shredder Company

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When the intimus brand was founded in 1956, the world was different, as was the nature of information security. Today, the pace of business is accelerating and constantly creating new challenges for how to secure the information we’re generating. Here at intimus, we have long recognized the necessity of keeping pace with information technology, so that we can be a reliable navigator for our clients in this fast-evolving environment. With different classes of information security products we give our clients all the tools necessary to operate more securely and efficiently.

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High Security Specialists

LICENCE TO DESTROY - HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION


intimus International sets standards in terms of confidentiality and offers premium solutions in the high security sector, where the protection of your data is paramount. intimus is your specialist when it comes to high security document shredders. Our solutions include for example the 007 series and various disintegrators, which have been developed for shredding paper into the finest particles. This ensures that your data cannot be reconstructed. Our portfolio is also rounded off by various degaussers, crushers, granulators and shredders for the destruction of digital media up to high security levels. Trust in intimus: We are your partner when it comes to high security solutions - with a licence to destroy.

Intimus High Security Specialists

Shredder Experts since 1956

PIONEERING WORK IN DATA DESTRUCTION


The intimus brand was founded in 1956 with a simple vision: to help people protect their privacy. Since then, we have continued to innovate and revolutionise the information security market: In 1985 with the invention of cross-cutting technology for paper shredding, in 1990 with the first industrial and media shredding solutions and in 2016 with the launch of intimus FlashEx, the first electronic media shredding system for an office environment. The pace of business continues to accelerate, presenting us with new challenges in protecting the information we generate at an ever-increasing rate. Trust in our experience: At intimus, we have long recognised the need to keep pace with the flood of information.

Intimus Shredder Experts Since 1956

Made in Germany

PASSION FOR PRECISION


A passion for precision paired with a proud tradition of security innovations, intimus International proudly bears the renowned „Made in Germany“ seal of quality. This emblem stands not only for the highest quality, but also for the reliability and durability of German engineering. Trust in our Quality: The „Made in Germany“ seal of quality for first-class data destruction security solutions that meet the highest standards and exceed your expectations.

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Large Product Portfolio

EVERYTHING FROM A TO Z


Our extensive product portfolio offers a wide range of solutions for every need in the field of data destruction. The „Paper Destruction“ product range includes powerful document shredders for use in the Home/Office and Industrial systems and Disintegrators for the destruction of large quantities of paper in various security levels. We also offer Industrial solutions for „Media Destruction“ and also specialised solutions for the secure destruction of electronic media in the Office. In the „Cardboard Recycling“ segment, intimus offers Cardboard Recyclers for the sustainable processing of carton to packaging material. In addition, the „Degaussing & Crushing“ category presents various Degaussers and Crushers for securely erasing sensitive data on magnetic tapes and physically destroying data carriers. Trust in our variety: Convince yourself of our large product portfolio.

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Premium materials for high product quality


Standardised data destruction

THE 7 SECURITY LEVELS FOR DOCUMENT SHREDDERS


Shredders serve as more than mere destructors, they stand as essential instruments for safeguarding sensitive data across businesses, institutions, and private users. DIN 66399 (ISO/IEC 21964) establishes seven security levels tailored to various material classifications. The elevated security levels correspond to a decreased likelihood of reconstructing the obliterated media. Discover the intimus shredder that aligns with your specific security requirements!

Intimus Paricles P 2

Security level P-2

Security rating:
Low

Particle size ≤ 31,5 in2
Strip width ≤ 0,24 in
Strip length not limited

After destruction, the data can only be reproduced with special devices and special effort.

Intimus Paricles P 3

Security level P-3

Security rating:
Medium

Particle size ≤ 12,6 in2
Strip width ≤ 0,08 in
Strip length not limited

After destruction, the data can only be reproduced with considerable effort (people/special recovery devices/time).

Intimus Paricles P 4

Security level P-4

Security rating:
Medium

Particle size ≤ 6,3 in2
And for regular particles:
Strip width ≤ 0,24 in

After destruction, the data can only be reproduced with exceptionally high effort (people/ special recovery devices/time).

Intimus Paricles P 5

Security level P-5

Security rating:
High

Particle size ≤ 1,18 in2
And for regular particles:
Strip width ≤ 0,08 in

After destruction, the data can only be reproduced with the use of non-commercial equipment or special constructions as well as forensic methods.

Intimus Paricles P 6

Security level P-6

Security rating:
Very high

Particle size ≤ 0,39 in2
And for regular particles:
Strip width ≤ 0,04 in

After destruction, the data is impossible to reproduce according to the state of the art in technology.

Intimus Paricles P 7

Security level P-7

Security rating:
Extremely high

Particle size/melt/ash
≤ 0,2 in2
And for regular particles:
Strip width ≤ 0,04 in

After destruction, the data is impossible to reproduce according to the state of the art in science and technology.

FAQs

Because we believe in transparency from the start



Advice, support and service is a top priority at intimus. If you have questions about the purchase of a machine, our intimus service team will be happy to help you with any questions or concerns. Together we will find out what you are looking for and advise you which models are suitable for your needs.

You are already an old hand in the shredder business and security levels and particle sizes are no longer new territory for you? Then you can also easily use our comprehensive product overview in our catalog or particle sample book to see at a glance which products are suitable for which media, security levels and applications. This way you can quickly find out which intimus shredder fits your requirements.

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The appropriate bin volume for your shredder depends on several factors. First, ask how many people will be using the machine. The more people, the larger the bin volume should be.

At intimus we distinguish 5 categories:

  • Home / Small Office
    for up to 3 people with approx. up to 8 gal
  • Office
    for up to 5 people with approx. up to 13 gal
  • Large Office
    for up to 10 people with approx. up to 32 gal
  • Department
    for up to 25 people with approx. up to 53 gal
  • Industrial
    Here you can find our large shredders for archives and central destruction.

You should also consider how often a device is used by the users. If a shredder is only occasionally in use, then choose a device from the lower range of the recommended volume. If the unit is used frequently, lean more toward the upper range. If the shredder is used infrequently or very infrequently, then choose a device in the next lower category if necessary.


Shredders do not simply destroy, but are an indispensable tool for companies, institutions and private users to protect sensitive data. DIN 66399 (ISO/IEC 21964) creates clarity in data protection, specifies the variety of different data carriers and defines precise security standards for their proper destruction. This standard classifies seven different security levels and 6 types of material.

A distinction is made between:

  • (P) Paper media
    such as paper, films and print forms
  • (O) Optical media
    such as CDs/DVDs and Blu-ray discs
  • (T) Magnetic media
    such as floppy disks, magnetic tapes and ID cards with magnetic stripes
  • (E) Electronic media
    such as USB sticks, chip cards, SSDs, cell phones/tablets (without batteries), memory cards
  • (F) Microfilms
  • (H) Hard drives with magnetic data

The higher the number of the security level (1-7), the less likely it is that the destroyed disk can be reconstructed.


The cut types describe the type of particles that are created when a sheet of paper is shredded. In strip cut, a sheet is cut into several strips. In cross cut (also called particle cut), a sheet of paper is cut not only lengthwise but also crosswise, resulting in smaller particles.

An overview of various particles and safety levels, you will also find in our particle sample book.

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With your intimus document shredder, you can easily destroy your data in paper form. Depending on the device, other media such as CDs, DVDs, floppy disks and plastic cards can also be destroyed. Many of our document shredders have separate collection bins for paper and media so that the different materials can be disposed separately in a simple and environmentally friendly manner. In our industrial shredders, even entire folders and books can be destroyed. We also have a wide range of products in the high-security sector, such as our disintegrators, which destroy media that must meet special security standards like banknotes and passports with high throughput at the same time. Our digital media shredders, granulators and degaussers destroy or erase digital data on SSDs and HDDs. Our intimus PacMaster is also a particularly sustainable device. It transforms old cardboard boxes into new high-quality packaging cushioning material.


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Product catalogue


We are proud to present our product catalogue, which gives you a comprehensive overview of the high quality intimus products. Find exactly what you were looking for on 72 pages.

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Particle Sample Book


DIN 66399 (ISO/IEC 21964) provides clarity in data protection, specifies the variety of different data carriers and defines precise security standards for their proper destruction. In the new intimus particle sample book, you will find many particle examples and an overview of which security levels the products in our portfolio meet. Now you can find out even more easily which intimus shredder fits the desired security requirement!

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