Hard Drive Destroyer


Hard Drive / Solid-State Destruction & Verification

The NSA-listed PD-5 hard drive destroyer is IRONCLAD capable. Specifically designed to destroy hard drives and solid-state media in an office environment,  the PD-5 IRONCLAD provides digital witness destruction verification by imaging, tracking, and documenting the destroyed media for audit and archival purposes. The information is preserved in an exportable IRONCLAD Destruction Certificate.

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Hard Drive Destruction Verification Benefits & Features

  • 10+ tons of force and the hardened steel crushing wedge of the PD-5 bend, break and mangle hard drives in 20 seconds
  • Tracks and stores media serial numbers, operator ID, witness ID, and date in a password-protected system
  • Verifies media destruction by capturing images of the media before and after destruction
  • Generates exportable Certificates of Destruction with images for audit and archival purposes in PDF, CSV, and Excel formats
  • Operates in 2 modes: "Verification Mode" with a series of automatic prompts for new operators; and "Processing Mode" with few prompts for faster processing
  • Operates off a standard wall outlet
  • ETL listed and certified to UL, IEC, CSA, CE, KC and RCM standards
  • TAA Compliant
  • Note: IRONCLAD can be installed on PD-5 models that are equipped with USB ports


IRONCLAD Certificate of Erasure & Destruction



Destruction Certificate



Record Detail Screen



Package Includes


PD-5 Destroyer


Touchscreen Control Head


Image Capture Device


Scanner & Stand



Secure and Compliant

The PD-5 IRONCLAD will help you satisfy the most stringent government and industry data destruction standards, including:

  • NSA/CSS SDDM 9-12
  • NIST SP 800-88r1
  • CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act)
  • DoD Emergency Destruction Guidelines
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • GLBA (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
  • HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act)
  • PCI DSS 3.2 (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)

NSA Listed. Laboratory Tested. 

Listed on the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products List (EPL) for Hard Drive Bending Devices, the PD-5 was laboratory tested to ensure disk destruction to the level required for the U.S. government classified top-secret data.  

Domestic and International Safety Standards

Garner Products, Inc., leads the data destruction industry in product safety by being the first and only U.S. hard drive degausser and destroyer manufacturer to earn certification of our products to UL, IEC, and CSA safety standards from a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). 

Our products are also independently tested for conformity to CE standards for safety and emissions for the European Union.

These U.S. and international certifications identify Garner’s products as safe to operate in data centers, hospitals, offices, and other sensitive environments around the world.

Garner’s products are ETL listed, certified to:

  • UL
  • IEC
  • CSA
  • CE
  • KC
  • RCM

Sustainable Practices. Ecofriendly Products

We are proud to be a manufacturer in California, the state that sets the standard for environmental protection. At every stage of the manufacturing process, from product design through manufacturing and shipping, we apply processes and use materials that minimize environmental impact.
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SSD-1 Solid-State Destroyer

Create the ultimate destruction package by adding solid-state destruction capability to your PD-5.
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SW-2 Secure Workstation

Lets you create a destruction workstation in our custom-configured SW-2 Table featuring a locked storage compartment for securely storing media awaiting erasure.
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Built-in wheels and the telescoping handle enables easy transport, eliminating the need to move hard drives to another location for destruction. Has a built-in slot to hold optional SSD-1.
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Keep your PD-5 accessories in one place. Add the SSD-CADDY  to create a compact, organized, and stable destruction accessory station. The SSD-CADDY securely locks into the base of the PD-5 to conveniently hold the SSD-1 solid-state destroyer and the SSD-MT solid-state media transport sleeves.
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Recycle Bin

Large blue recycle bin makes it easy to store media that has been destroyed and ready to be recycled.
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Media Bins

Color-coded media bins. The red bin is labeled “Media to be Degaussed” and the yellow bin is labeled “Degaussed Media”.
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PD-5 IRONCLAD Specifications

  • Part Number


  • Certifications

    PD-5: NSA/CSS Listed • ETL Listed • UL, IEC, CSA, CE, KC and RCM certified • TAA compliant • FCC compliant
    IRONCLAD: ETL Listed • UL, IEC, CSA and CE certified • TAA compliant • FCC compliant

  • Destruction Force

    10+ tons

  • Destruction Verification


  • IRONCLAD Storage Capacity

    16 GB

  • PD-5 Throughput (per hour)

    Up to 1,800 (2.5 in.)
    Up to 360 (3.5 in.)

  • PD-5 Throughput with IRONCLAD (per hour)

    Destroys up to 180 hard drives

  • Media Types

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

  • Power

    PD-5: 110~130VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz* 
    PD-5E: 200~240VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz* 
    *Factory configurable
    IRONCLAD: 90-240VAC, 47-440Hz

  • Power Consumption

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

  • Temperature

    41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)

  • Humidity

    10%H - 40%H Without condensation

  • Weight

    PD-5: 79 lbs. (35.9 kg.)
    Image Capture Device: 1.1 lbs (.48 kg)
    IRONCLAD Control head: 3.8 lbs (1.7 kg)

  • Overall Dimensions (HxWxD)

    PD-5: 14.9 x 7.5 x 18.6 (in.) 377.7 x 190.8 x 473.5 (mm)
    Image capture device: 8.2 x 5.7 x 5.6 (in.) 208 x 146 x 142 (mm)
    IRONCLAD control head: 6.6 x 9.6 x 2.5 (in.) 168 x 244 x 64 (mm)
  • Warranty

    PD-5: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard, optional three-year limited warranty available
    PD-5E • IRONCLAD: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard
    Scanner: Ninety-day manufacturer’s limited warranty standard

  • Made in the U.S.A.

    By Garner Products, Inc.

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