All textile work was done by hand; the only devices known were the bark peeler and beater, the shredder, the flint-knife, the spindle, the rope-twister, the bodkin, the warp-beam and the most primitive harness.
Some shredder models also offer built in features like 'automatic paper detection' for start/stop, 'auto jam clear' function and 'overload' indicator.
If you regularly destroy proprietary important information like client details, credit ratings, or any other form of sensitive personal information, go for a cross cut shredder - it provides a higher level of security.
Invest in a crosscut-style paper shredder and destroy all documents containing your name, address or financial information.
Shredder disc: This resembles the slicer blade but has uniform holes in it to shred vegetables, fruits and cheeses.