Dual-Shear®

M45 Two-Shaft Shredder

SSI’s Dual-Shear® M45 is a low-speed, high-torque, two-shaft, rotary shear industrial shredder designed to efficiently process a variety of difficult materials.

Dual-Shear® M45 industrial shredders are versatile machines commonly employed in product destruction or pre-conditioning (primary shredding) where particle size variation is acceptable. Dual-Shear® M45 industrial shredders are engineered with drive and cutter configurations specific to your production requirements.


Dual-Shear® M55 Two Shaft Shredder

Shredder Model:

Dual-Shear®  M45E

Cutting Chamber (WxL)* 485 x 485 mm (19 x 19 in)
Machine Length (C)* 1,615 mm (64 in)
Machine Width (D) 745 mm (29 in)
Machine Height (E) 2,223 mm (87.5 in)
Hopper Opening (FxG)* 660 x 660 mm (26 x 26 in)
Hopper Height (H) 483 mm (19 in)
Stand Height (I) 1,219 mm (48 in)

The Dual-Shear® Advantage

  • High-torque shearing technology efficiently processes tough materials
  • Wear-resistant cutters
  • Shock protection
  • Bulk feed capability
  • Energy efficient operation
  • Low noise, dust, heat generation and maintenance costs
  • Heavy-duty construction
  • Minimum foundation requirements
  • Minimal “fines” generation

Design Advantage

  • Electric and SmartDrive® drive configurations
  • Self-Cleaning Design
  • Application-specific feed hoppers and cutter configurations
  • Seal & bearing protection
  • Patented “Advanced Cutter Locking System” (ACLS)

Shredder Model:

Dual-Shear®  M45E

Drive Electric
Number of Motors One
Power Range5.6 7.5 kW (10 hp)  
Voltage 460/3/60
Voltage Options Many - Consult Factory
Autochop Feature -
Shock Load Protection Amperage overload reversals
Cutter Thickness (nominal) 25 mm (1 in)
Cutter Diameter 254 mm (10 in)
Cutter Material 4140 HT
Shaft Diameter 70 mm (2.8 in)
Cutting Chamber (WxL)* 485 x 485 mm (19 x 19 in)
Machine Length* 1,615 mm (64 in)
Machine Width 745 mm (29 in)
Machine Height 2,223 mm (87.5 in)
Machine Weight 800 kg (1,700 lbs)
Hopper Opening* 660 x 660 mm (26 x 26 in)
Hopper Height 483 mm (19 in)
Stand Height 1,219 mm (48 in)

Electrical controls including motor starters, PLC, and operator interface are supplied in NEMA 4 enclosures.

* Dimensions apply to the M55 with standard 760 mm (30 in) cutting chamber length. Secondary optional length available at 1,020 mm (40 in).

Note: Illustrations, specifications and descriptions presented reflect standard product at time of publication and are subject to change without notice. Dimensions are approximate. Photographs may include optional equipment and accessories. SSI offers compactors, balers, granulators, conveyors and classifiers as well as specialized motors, stands, hoppers, and mobile configurations. Consult factory to discuss your processing needs.