For over 150 years, Williams Patent Crusher has been an innovative industry leader in industrial paper shredding and grinding equipment with a long-standing dedication to quality.

Our engineers have designed industrial paper shredders that are built to last and can withstand heavy volumes of shredding. These machines aren’t your ordinary office shredders. The capacities of our industrial strength paper shredders range from 5 to 25 tons per hour (TPH) and up to 500 horsepower (HP).

Whether your application involves paper, corrugated and other thin board materials, our industrial paper shredder and grinder machines are the solution. Browse our catalog below to learn which one is right for your high-volume paper shredding needs.

XL Shredders

Williams Patent Crusher’s XL Shredder is heavy duty, high capacity, and field-tested. Our experienced engineers designed this high-capacity industrial paper shredder for reducing demanding loads of paper stock, white waste, waste rolls, and cores down to a 6” (150mm) product. Williams industrial paper shredders are the top choice for easy maintenance and reliability.


Top Feed (TF) Shredders


Rigid Arm Breakers

Williams Rigid Arm Breakers are especially effective with soft, fibrous, or bulky materials like paper and corrugated due to its rigid hammers, rather than swing-mounted ones. These heavy-duty hammer mills can be used as high-capacity industrial paper shredders.


Arm Breakers Hammer Crushers


Top Feed (TF) Shredders

Williams Patent Crusher Top Feed (TF) Shredders will produce a product size of 2” (50mm) into dense bales that can be handled with minimum labor and shredder maintenance. This rugged machine is simple to use, durable, and has proven itself capable of handling big loads by utilizing 6 wear-point shredding hammers.

Top Feed (TF) Shredders


Ripshear Shredders

Williams Ripshear Shredders feature a slow speed, high torque, disc cutting action that reduces solid wastes quietly, cleanly, and economically with minimal vibration. They can be used for a wide variety of materials including corrugated papers.


Hydraulic Ripshear Shredder



Contact us today to discuss your application in detail with one of our experienced sales engineers. Call (314) 621-3348, email us at or locate an agent near you.