Updated 27 Sep 2013

Ozito

Silent Shredder SSH-240

Snapshot: The Ozito Silent Shredder SSH-240 garden shredder uses a roller-cutting system. How well does it shred branches?

Silent Shredder SSH-240
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$329

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Test results

Overall score
59
Dry branch
?/10
Fresh branch
?/10
Leafy material
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK at shredding dry branches.
  • Easy to use.
  • Relatively light weight.
  • Relatively quiet.
  • Has "reverse" function.
  • Has collection bag.

But

  • Just OK at shredding fresh branches.
  • Just OK at shredding leafy material.

How we test

We tested the shredders on freshly-cut branches (up to 2cm diameter), dry or semi-dry branches (2-4cm diameter) and leafy green cuttings. We also assessed ease of feeding, tendency to block, access to the blade or roller, and manoeuvrability.

Overall score:

  • Dry branch shredding (28%)
  • Fresh branch shredding (28%)
  • Leafy material shredding (14%)
  • Ease of use (30%)

Key data

Model

Price guide
$329

Specifications

Noise (dBA)
72
Weight (kg)
25
H x W x D (cm)
90 x 44 x 62
Cutting system
Roller
Maximum branch diameter (cm)
4.0

Features

Reverse function
Collection bag
Plunger
×