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Generic 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle

Ideal for home or office use, the 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle delivers a neat, foolproof performance. It can shred up to six 20-lb bond papers simultaneously or one credit card at a time. Equipped with the advanced ShredSafe feature, the auto start paper shredder shuts off power in the event of a "forced entry". The shredder comes with a cover plate that closes the entry when not in use. To ease paper jams, you can use the manual reverse option. Equipped with thermal protection, the shredder keeps the unit from overheating thereby ensuring its durability. Also, the electric paper shredder features an easy-lift, single-hand handle for quick and hassle-free waste removal. The papers are shredded into 7/32" x 1-27/32" pieces in a crosscut fashion, ensuring your sensitive data doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Furthermore, the machine can effortlessly handle small paper clips as well as staples.
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Questions & Answers for Generic 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle

Question

What is the Brand Name of this shredder? Who makes it?

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Brent
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
This unit is an Aurora WM675XB (auroracorp.com)
answered 3 months, 4 weeks ago
By
acfla
answer 2
Aurora
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
hullfan
answer 3
Aurora
answered 6 months ago
By
someone09
answer 4
auroracorp.com
answered 6 months ago
By
Bocephus42
answer 5
Aurora
answered 9 months ago
By
ChrissyfromDecatur
answer 6
Shred Safe by Aurora Corp.
answered 11 months ago
By
seattlesmog
answer 7
Orion
answered 11 months ago
By
eatonmanor
answer 8
Aurora
answered 1 year ago
By
Rhebbi
answer 9
shredder made by Aurora.
answered 1 year ago
By
legs64
answer 10
Aurora
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
shop5shop
answer 11
Aurora. There is no name printed on the shredder. A small label give the Aurora website url. Aurora is also printed in the directions.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Pllainfun
Question

is the motor unit exposed or covered?

asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
THE MOTOR IS COVERED AND A GUARD PREVENTS YOU FROM GETTING YOUR FINGERS IN THE BLADES.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
ROGERDODGER731
 - WEST TN.
answer 2
covered
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Richard12707
answer 3
It's all covered
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
arson94
 - Marietta, GA
answer 4
Covered. it is a great product!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Astromama
 - Virginia
answer 5
motor unit is covered, blades are exposed on the bottom of unit.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
countriprincess5
 - NC
answer 6
its covered
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Dees4x4
answer 7
The motor unit is half exposed and half covered. When your shredding a sheet of paper its cover, but when you lift the motor unit up you can see the blades.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
sunsetfalls
 - Pembroke Pines, FL
answer 8
It's underneath and only accessible if you flip over the head. It also has a flip cover to protect from any accidental fingers or paws from getting cut...
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
xx2CatLadyxx
 - Los Angeles
answer 9
its covered.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
GotToSave
 - Alameda, CA
answer 10
Totally covered!! But the blades to hang out of the bottom... that's why it only powers up when it's sitting in the basket.
answered 3 years ago
By
Hotan
answer 11
It's covered
answered 3 years ago
By
adaboop
Question

Does it really "crosscut" shreds?

Does it really "crosscut"? I read somewhere this shredder only "stripe" shreds.
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
escavideo
 - Los Angeles
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, cross cut for better security. Don't buy cheap straight cut units.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
WifeMadeMeDoIt
 - Richmond, VA
answer 2
it crosscuts about every inch or so. not a true crosscut that cuts into small squares.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
oreo986
 - Weatherford tx
answer 3
yes it does
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
sweetwoman293
 - akron ohio
answer 4
This is a true crosscut shredder. You will never recognize any document or credit card you run through it!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Gramiam44
 - Phoenix, AZ
answer 5
Yes, it crosscuts.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
RiahJeanJ
answer 6
The shreds are 1 inch and a half long.

It would be hard reassemble a document.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
JAKE311
 - Burnsville, MN
answer 7
yes it does!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
lordale
 - md.
answer 8
Yes it really cross cuts. no one could put that stuff back together.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
pottsy
 - Knoxville,TN
answer 9
yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
lander10
 - CA
answer 10
Yes, this unit is a true crisscross unit. It cuts paper into pieces that are angled and about a 1/4" wide and one & a half in. long.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
fireman67
 - Caldwell, ID
answer 11
yes
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Chirayu
Question

How long will this run before over-heating?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
jeni0315
 - Wheeling,WV
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Does not specify how long just if it overheats to unplug for 30 mins
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
evanswood
answer 2
I ran it over an hour without it overheating.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jacktwn
answer 3
It depends on how many multiple sheets are fed continuously. At least 4 - 6 minutes.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
salty68dawg
answer 4
about an hour, but this is not designed as a heavy use machine
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
NMNYgal
 - New Mexico
answer 5
It hs an automatic shut off if it begins to get to warm
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
flower1947k
 - USA
answer 6
about 5-10 minutes with 4 or 5 sheets at a time
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
oreo986
 - Weatherford tx
answer 7
it took big 30gal trash bag full before got over heat
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
sweetwoman293
 - akron ohio
answer 8
Bad product, it not just over heats but stops completely. No power even when you let it cool down.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
frequentwalmartshopper48
 - ohio
answer 9
well over a hour.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
spoiledbratz
 - batonrouge
answer 10
It depends how thick the paper you are putting through. Usually about 20 minutes with one or two sheets at a time.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
DeDeDinah
 - Stilwell, Oklahoma
answer 11
I have nevr had it to overheat. I have emptied my filing cabenet twice.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
pottsy
 - Knoxville,TN
Question

Is the waste basket included with the unit??

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Busman523
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, it comes exactly as pictured.
answered 2 years ago
By
Lajoda
 - FL
answer 2
Yes, and the top must be on a certain way for it to operate properly.
answered 2 years ago
By
I4get
answer 3
Yes it is included. It is black.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
FashionSaavy
 - Chicagoland
answer 4
Yes!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sirfred4ginger
 - Oregon
answer 5
The bottom of the shredder is like a waste basket. It holds the shredded pieces and is clear on the front so you can see how full the container is.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Kentucky
answer 6
Yes the waste basket is included.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
cinnaamon
 - U.S.A.
answer 7
Yes, it is the base for the shredder.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
jaybee1932
 - West, TX
answer 8
Yes
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
MissSiFi
 - Philadelphia, PA
answer 9
Yes, the basket is included.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Abaccus
 - Covina,CA
answer 10
yes it does dont put to much papper to be shreeded at once ! bits of paper get stuck where u cant reach it but good product i would buy it again !
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
rico9000
 - lexington,ky
answer 11
Yes
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Serenity6333
 - Maryland
Question

does this shredder cut folded sheets of paper without unfolding them first?

asked 2 years ago
By
bentleysforme
 - panama city, florida
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes but only the thickness of 5 or 6 sheets. Example: a folded letter from junkmail is folded 3 times and shreds easily.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
I have put unopened mail in the shredder, handels it just fine. Even plastic credet cards.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
6Frog2013
answer 3
easily-use mine for old bank statements without removing from envelope.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
mcarl
answer 4
Yes. Just count the folded sheets as 2
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
AngelandTroubles
answer 5
U can put folder paper, but caution for it should be counted as a double sheet of paper(s)
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
NMNYgal
 - New Mexico
answer 6
It will handle about 4 to 6 sheets of paper depending on the thickness of the paper.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
trinketbug
 - Pinole, CA
answer 7
yes
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
11customer1
 - stockton, ca
answer 8
Shreds unfolded paper very well
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
flower1947k
 - USA
answer 9
Yes, as long as the number of thicknesses don't exceed 6 but preferably 4 or 5 to lengthen the overheating time usage cycle.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Klrdn
 - Northridge Ca
answer 10
It does, but folded, they should not exceed the 6-page recommendation.
answered 2 years ago
By
SuzA1A
 - Florida
answer 11
Yes, but you have to count a folded sheet as two sheets thickness. Maximum reccomended thickness is 6 sheets.
answered 2 years ago
By
Lajoda
 - FL
Question

Why is the brand name not given?

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
hwm
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It is an Aurora
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
GTGA72
answer 2
I do not know why, mine was Aurora
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
evanswood
answer 3
I have no idea why the brand name is not given, but it is Aurora, of the Aurora Corporation in Torrance, CA.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
SparklyKangaroomerang
answer 4
Manufacturer is Aurora
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Canyonwren
answer 5
The brand name is Aurora.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
supermom20
answer 6
The brand is Aurora.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Flipper5458
answer 7
Name brand Aurora...works great!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
sweetp1160
answer 8
aurorocorp is the name on the shredder.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Jacktwn
answer 9
Aurora 6 sheet Crosscut paper shredder
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
NELDAV
answer 10
the brand name is 'aurora'
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
cnicci
answer 11
Beats me other than the fact it is NOT a crosscut shredder.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
salty68dawg
Question

Make?

asked 6 months ago
By
bobs
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Aurora Corporation, Model WM675XB
www.auroracorp.com
#1-800-327-8508
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
AGKBat1955
answer 2
This unit is an Aurora WM675XB (auroracorp.com) and is about 16 inches tall when nested together properly.
answered 3 months, 4 weeks ago
By
acfla
answer 3
Aurora Model# WM675XB
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 4
Aurora
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
hullfan
answer 5
Aurora
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
RCBear
answer 6
I have one of these and love it
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
amy91
answer 7
Aurora
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
TopShredder
answer 8
Aurora
answered 6 months ago
By
someone09
answer 9
Manufactured by auroracorp.com. That's all that is on the machine!
answered 6 months ago
By
Bocephus42
answer 10
Mine says "Shredsafe" .
answered 6 months ago
By
sixpkmom
answer 11
Aurora
answered 6 months ago
By
R0416
Question

CAN YOU BUY BAGS FOR THE UNIT?

WILL A WAL-MART BAG WORK?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
By
howell7495
 - Montgomery Alabama
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I just use the plastic bags from grocery or walmart stores
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
NMNYgal
 - New Mexico
answer 2
It is recommended that no bag be used in the basket. Empties easily
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
flower1947k
 - USA
answer 3
??? I wouldn't ... the bag might get caught up into the blades from underneath.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Klrdn
 - Northridge Ca
answer 4
It reccomends NOT using bags as they can cause the shredder not to work.
answered 2 years ago
By
Lajoda
 - FL
answer 5
I just use emply cardboard boxes (recyclable) which are free. Your grocery store probably has recycling bags for purchase if you are interested.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
FashionSaavy
 - Chicagoland
answer 6
Yah i use small trash bags in mine!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Gizmobuys
 - Victorville, CA.
answer 7
You do not have to buy bags. Use the plastic bags from the grocery stores and/or Walmart. They fit perfectly in the shredder basket.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Rozitta
 - Henderson, NC
answer 8
I re-use the Walmart plastic bags in the basket with no trouble. After it is full, pull it out, tie it up and on you go.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
DaddyRoot
 - Johnson City, NY
answer 9
No need to buy bags. Just use the plastic bags from the grocery store.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
WifeMadeMeDoIt
 - Richmond, VA
answer 10
Any plastic shopping bag works
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
granne55
answer 11
walmart bag almost works. Hefty makes 4 & 7 gallon trash bags that will work but bigger is better cause the paper expands when you pull the top off.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
oreo986
 - Weatherford tx
Question

What is the size of the basket, e.g. # gallon capacity???

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Stratford, CT
on 6-Sheet Crosscut Shredder with Easy Lift Handle
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
3.7 gallon basket
answered 9 months ago
By
ChrissyfromDecatur
answer 2
It does not say exact size but as I have one I would say 2.5 gallons approx.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
evanswood
answer 3
3.7 gallon Wastebasket
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Marian1157
answer 4
I GALLON.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
78522
answer 5
Basket is 11"x6"x12". You do the math on how many gallons.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 6
The basket is about 12" by 6 " so I would say it the size of a large bathroom trashcan.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
LaUrban
 - Philadelphia
answer 7
about the size of a small kitchen trash bag or I use plastic bags from grocery stores to hold shreddings; hope this helps
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
NMNYgal
 - New Mexico
answer 8
The manual doesn't say. At least I can't find the capacity in gals. However the waste basket portion (only)measures, 6" D, 11" W, 13" H. That does NOT include the actual shredder on top. I hope that helps.
answered 2 years ago
By
Lajoda
 - FL
answer 9
The basket is small about one gallon plus. Shredder fits on it snug and it is easy to remove and empty basket into trash bags.
answered 2 years ago
By
Aries36
 - Colorado
answer 10
3.7 quarts, so they represent
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
winta804
 - bellaire, Tx
answer 11
Maybe a gallon and a half? I just received mine today.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
AABurn08
 - Rhode Island
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