double-shaft shredder / plastic / for cardboard / rugged
DuoShredder 5540 HSM GmbH + Co. KG



  • Number of shafts:


  • Application:

    plastic, for cardboard

  • Other characteristics:

    rugged, with conveyor

  • Output:

    350 kg/h (772 lb/h)


The HSM DuoShredder 5540.2 is a two-stage shredder system for fully automatic document disposal. Depending on the paper quality, loading and downstream systems, it can achieve a throughput of up to 350 kg per hour. In combination with an HSM baling press, you can expand the HSM DuoShredder 5540.2 into a complete disposal system. We recommend the following baling press models: HSM KP 100.1 and HSM KP 88.1.

Sturdy loading hopper with built-in overloading protection to control the shredder and the conveyor belt.
Stage 1: pre-shredding using a two-shaft system for improved material intake.
Light barrier monitors filling level between stages 1 and 2 to prevent overloading.
Stage 2: fine shredding using a two-shaft system.
Optionally available with material collection trolley for solo operation, volume approx. 320 litres.
Optionally available with electrohydraulic pre-compactor to remove jams in the hopper; the material to be shredded is automatically pushed against the cutting rollers.
Maximum speed due to optimum way the coordination of the cutting units has been designed, economical start-up operation and overload protection through a frequency inverter.