Shredder motor supplier in Australia


My project is on hold until I can get a shredder motor (which is so frustrating!).

Are there any Aussies on here who know of a supplier of electric motors that they would recommend?  I only have single phase at home so I am trying to find one that will have sufficient torque but runs on 1ph.



Simon- We have built a shredder to run on @$v, and found a grunty motor from

Basically, it seems you need something about 2kW or jamming becomes a problem.
Good Luck, and if you are in Brisbane, drop by The Edge and check out our system.

topics of resourcing around the world, might help

Materials worldmap

Where to source your parts for Precious Plastic machines – Sorted by Country

also, it’s very nice that topics are focussed, easier to find :slight_smile:

Simon – that should have been 24V (not Martian gibberish as it came out).