Dual-Shear®

M50 Two-Shaft Shredder

SSI’s Dual-Shear® M50 is a low-speed, high-torque, two-shaft, rotary shear industrial shredder designed to efficiently process a variety of difficult materials.

Dual-Shear® M50 industrial shredders are versatile machines commonly employed in product destruction or pre-conditioning (primary shredding) where particle size variation is acceptable. Dual-Shear® M50 industrial shredders are engineered with drive and cutter configurations specific to your production requirements.


Dual-Shear® M55 Two Shaft Shredder

Shredder Model:

Dual-Shear®  M50E

Cutting Chamber (WxL)* 580 x 635 mm (22 x 25 in)
Machine Length (C)* 2,720 mm (107 in)
Machine Width (D) 1,727 mm (68 in)
Machine Height (E) 2,438 mm (96 in)
Hopper Opening (FxG)* 1,000 x 882 mm (39 x 34.75 in)
Hopper Height (H) 914 mm (36 in)
Stand Height (I) 914 mm (36 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®  M50E

Drive Electric
Number of Motors One
Power Range 19 kW (25 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 290 mm (11.4 in)
Cutter Material 4140 HT
Shaft Diameter 105 mm (4.1 in)
Cutting Chamber (WxL)* 580 x 635 mm (22 x 25 in)
Machine Length* 2,720 mm (107 in)
Machine Width 1,727 mm (68 in)
Machine Height 2,438 mm (96 in)
Machine Weight 1,659 kg (3,650 lbs)
Hopper Opening* 1,000 x 882 mm (39 x 34.75 in)
Hopper Height 914 mm (36 in)
Stand Height 1,245 mm (49 in)

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

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.