Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder

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Special Price $1,850.00 was $3,299.00
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  • Security Level: P-2
  • Cut Type, Size: Strip-Cut, 7/32”
  • Sheet Capacity: 24-26 sheets
  • Feed Opening Size: 15 ¾”
  • Speed (feet/min): 20
  • Bin Capacity (Gallons): 44

The Fortishred 3850s strip-cut shredder is a security level 2 paper shredder. It is TAA compliant and is built to destroy paper, staples, credit cards, paper clips, CDs/DVDs and junkmail. It comes with a continuous duty motor and gives non-stop shredding all day long. The Fortishred 3850s has a wide feed opening of 15 3/4”. It is wide enough to take large size papers easily. The number of sheets that it allows at one time ranges from 24-26. The material is shredded into strip cut pieces of size 7/32”. Moreover, it also has a large waste bin of 44-gallons. Users will find it very convenient, as it requires less frequent changing of the bin.
The features that this Fortishred strip cut paper shredder offers aid in maximizing the performance of the machine. It comes with a jam prevention feature for jam free shredding operations. The Sheet Capacity Sensor of Fortishred 3850s will indicate the level of sheets fed into the machine during the shredding process. It is also housed with an electronically controlled shield that stops the shredder when it’s opened. Moreover, the Fortishred 3850s strip cut shredder shuts off automatically after 30 minutes of inactivity. This shredder can be placed in the middle of a busy work place due to its super quiet performance that it delivers. The SilentShred feature of Fortishred 3850s strip cut shredder is a lifesaver for busy workspaces.

Basic Attributes
Cut TypeStrip Cut
Sheet Capacity24-26
Shred Speed (ft./min.)20
Security Level2
Feed Opening (inches)15.75
Bin Capacity (gallons)44
Cut Size (inches)7/32
Country of OriginUnited States
Waste Bin typeRemovable Waste Bin
Dimensions (H" x W" x D")38.19 x 25.19 x 23.25
DIN Security LevelP-2
Maximum Run Time (minutes)Continuous
Warranty2 Year Warranty on Machine, 30 Year Warranty on Cutter
Value Added FeaturesAuto Off, Auto Reverse, Safety Shield, Sheet Capacity Sensor, SilentShred
Can ShredCD/DVDs, Credit Cards, Paper, Paper Clips, Staples
CategoryOffice Shredder
Product NameFellowes Fortishred 3850S Strip Cut Shredder
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Model #






Cut Type



Level P-2

Cut Size




Max Run Time (mins)


Bin Capacity

44 gallons

Bin Type

Removable Basket

Throat Width



38.2”H x 25.2”W x 23.25”D

Also Shreds

CD's/DVD's, Credit Cards, Paper Clips, Staples


2-year product and service plus 30 years on cutters


  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Brochure
  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Shredder Manual

  • Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Demo Video

    Fellowes Fortishred 3850S Shredder

    Fellowes TAA compliant products bring German-made quality and innovation to the government market with our Fortishred™ shred line of cross-cut, strip-cut and microcut shredders. These models offer continuous run time, large throat width and the ability to shred more than just paper. The 4850 series is ideal for 10 or more users and features a 15 and three-quarter inch throat and 44 gallon removable waste bin. The 4250 series is ideal for 10 or more users and features a 12 inch throat and 32 gallon removable waste bin. The 3850 series is ideal for 6 to 10 users and features a 15 and three-quarter inch throat and 44 gallon removable waste bin. The 3250 series is ideal for 6 to 10 users and features a 10 and a quarter inch throat and 26 and a half gallon removable waste bin. The 2250 series is ideal for three to five users and features a 10 and a quarter inch throat and 20 gallon removable waste bin. With Fortishred™ shreds paper jams are no longer a frustration the sheet capacity sensor is available on the 3250 series through the 4850 series and helps prevent paper jams by indicating sheet capacity levels during the shredding process. While the 2250 series has auto reverse, which reverses paper as a jam occurs. The Fortishred™ line also features an electronically controlled safety shield that stops the shredder when opened. This line also features silent shred performance for ultra-quiet operation and auto shutoff which automatically shuts the shredder down after 30 minutes of inactivity. Experience innovation, power and durability with Fellowes, the world's toughest shredders.

    Q. Does the Fortishred 3850s offer good security?

    A. Yes, the Fortishred 3850s is a strip cut shredder with a P2 level of security.


    Q. How reliable is the internal mechanism?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s is TAA compliant, which is an assurance of the long life of the internal motor.


    Q. How long with the blades last?

    A. Fellowes offers a 30-year warranty on the cutter.


    Q. What is the run time of the Fortishred 3850s?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s can run continuously to shred paper and CDs.


    Q. Can it be used in large offices?

    A. Yes, it has been designed for use by up to 10 people.


    Q. How loud is the machine?

    A. The Fortishred 3850s has a SilentShred system with produces only 58dB of sound.


    Q. How durable is the body?

    A. The body is made from plastic, which makes it lightweight and long lasting.


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