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Brentwood Shredders

Brentwood Shredders have been part of the solid waste processing industry for over 30 years.

With proven reliability and performance Brentwood can also customise a shredder to suit your requirements.

Brentwood AZ50HD

Brentwood’s AZ50HD is a powerful and robust dual shaft shredder designed for the toughest applications. 

The AZ50HD is our most popular and versatile shredder.  Originally developed to eliminate shaft breakages common on smaller machines in tough applications such as paper and tyre shredding, the AZ50HD has proven itself to be a reliable and robust performer – we have not broken an AZ50HD shaft since it was introduced over 14 years ago.

This unit can be configured to shred most materials including paper, tyres, oil filters, steel drums, medical waste, and the list goes on……………….If you have a shredding application, then the AZ50HD is up to the task.


  • 2 x 18.5kw coupled drives for maximum cutting force at each cutter
  • High torque/low speed
  • 120mm hexagonal shaft for superior strength
  • Planetary reduction gearboxes for exceptional duty cycle and low noise
  • High surface hardness/high core strength repairable alloy cutters
  • DOL, Smart Start, and Eco Vari-Drive control options with auto reverse and overload protection.
  • Wide range of cutter widths and hook types to suit different materials and output size requirements
  • Wide range of infeed and discharge options
  • Australian made for Australian conditions




Brentwood AZ50HD

Shredder Specifications

Power 37 kW
Full Load Current 66 amps
DOL Starting Current 536 amps
Shaft Centres 229 mm
Shaft Diameter 120 mm
Standard Cutting Chamber Lengths 1060/1180 mm
Cutting Chamber Width 599 mm
Machine Length 3127 mm
Machine Width 1048 mm
Machine Height 425 mm
Weight 2300 kgs
Cutter Width Options 20/31/47/62 mm