Crusher Destroyer HDD / SSD

  • Description
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • The high-speed, high-powered PD-5 is the fastest and lightest NSA/CSS EPL-listed hard drive destroyer on the market.  Designed to meet evolving technology challenges, its amplified crushing power mangles hard drives in under 20 seconds, including the latest helium (He) drives. Designed for use inside data centers and office environments,  the energy-efficient PD-5 destroys multiple drives at one time with no messy hydraulics. 

    Add the optional SSD-1 Solid-State Destroyer and IRONCLAD Destruction Verification System to automatically generate Certificates of Destruction with JPG images of the destroyed media.

    Meeting the NSA CSS Evaluated Products List requirement for Hard Disk Drive Destruction Services, the PD-5 operates as an NSA Listed Second Stage Hard Drive Destroyer when paired with degausser.
Listed on the NSA Evaluated Products List for hard drive destruction
    10+ tons of force bends, breaks, and mangles hard drives, including data platters and other internal components, preventing data recovery
    Destroys up to 1,800 (2.5 in.) and 360 (3.5 in.) hard drives per hour 
    With optional SSD-1 solid-state destroyer, destroys solid-state media, flash drives, USB thumb drives, mobile phones, and SSHD controller boards 

    Destruction report capable when used with IRONCLAD or SCAN-1X

    Crushes multiple drives or one helium drive at a time 

    Drive destruction in under 20 seconds 

    Robust crush chamber stands up to enterprise use 

    Quiet, office-friendly design (no hydraulics)

    One-button operation and safety features make PD-5 easy to use

    Certified to UL, IEC, CSA, CE, KC and RCM standards

    TAA compliant
    • Power

      PD-5: 110~130VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz 
      PD-5E: 200~240VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz 
      Factory configurable

      Power Consumption

      During standby: 90W
      During crush: 1200W max.


      PD-5: Hard drives up to 2.25 in. in height
      With optional SSD-1: SSD,  flash drives, USB thumb drives, mobile phones, and SSHD controller boards

      Crush Time

      20 seconds


      NSA/CSS Listed (HDD destruction)  • ETL Listed • UL, IEC, CSA, CE, KC and RCM certified

      TAA compliant   • FCC compliant

      Destruction Chamber Size (HxWxD)

      2.3 x 4.9 x 6.8 (in.)
      57.4 x 123.7 x 172.2 (mm)


      41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)


      10%H - 40%H Without condensation


      79 lbs. (35.9 kg)

      Size (HxWxD)

      14.9 x 7.5 x 18.6 (in.)
      377.7 x 190.8 x 473.5 (mm)


      PD-5: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard, optional three-year limited warranty available
      PD-5E: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard