A paper shredder is generally used in order to shred papers of different sorts. It is typically used in offices where sensitive documents are handled and are to be used by other parties that are privy to these documents. These guys cannot risk these documents getting into the wrong hands or it could, literally, destroy them and so, they get rid of these by using different types of paper shredders. Nowadays we can find automated paper shredders which rip/shred the paper into pieces so that they cannot be read, seen or analyzed by anyone else.
One of the more popular types of paper shredders are the electrical ones. These merely requires that you put a document or put them into the shredder and they shred the paper into tiny bits so that they cannot be pulled back together and seen ever again but the issue with these types of papers is that they can be unshredded and people would be able to read them which is something one cannot afford to risk. These types of paper shredders do help rip the paper into many bits. You could always throw the papers back into the shredder so that it can be shredded even more.
There are also certain types of paper shredders that are installed into trucks. These are used by trucks due to security concerns. After all, you never know what you may throw into the garbage and as a result you could have thrown important documents that are also possibly important to you or you may not want these to be seen by other people. These types of paper shredders are also frequently used in trucks that are hired by specific companies for specific uses and reason. Sometimes what happens is that companies hire the services of special companies who they feel they can trust.
Certain types of paper shredders can also be used in order to manually shred papers and these come in the form of scissors. These scissors usually have multiple arms that can be used to shred papers into thinner strips which can then be burned. It can be tedious to use these types of paper shredders though because of the fact that you would manually have to do this on your own. It is better to throw these into automated paper shredders instead because that way you can ensure that they are cut and shredded into the tiniest bits.
Disintegrators are another of the many types of paper shredders that you can use. These are used to constantly cut the paper again and again until they are small enough to be able to go through a mesh. These literally disintegrate the paper so that they can never be seen or used again.
These are just some types of paper shredders that are available out there. The safest choice would be the automated paper shredder because you would know that anything you are throwing in there is being shredded and wouldn’t have to worry about it getting into the wrong hands.