Musings of a Fondue

Teardown Paper Shredder

Original Date: February 11, 2015

Looking inside a paper shredder.

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The shredder,
The Shredder

Innards

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The motor,
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The switch (reverse, stop, forward),
Switch

Gears,
Gears

For more epic teardowns, where they actually explain what you are looking at and how it works, checkout awesome YouTube channels like EEVBlog and Mike’s Electric Stuff. They take apart and sometimes repair epic things like flight recorders, defibrillators, X-Ray machines, POS pin pads, photocopiers, and phonebooths.

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