Hard Drive Destroyer PD-5 IRONCLAD

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 Destroyer | Hard Drive / Solid-State Destruction & Verification


PD-5 IRONCLAD Certificate

Record Detail Screen

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
  • Note: IRONCLAD can be installed on PD-5 models that are equipped with USB ports


IRONCLAD Certificate of Erasure & Destruction


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Destruction Certificate


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Record Detail Screen



Package Includes

PD 5 230

PD-5 Destroyer

ironclad touchscreen 230

Touchscreen Control Head

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Image Capture Device

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Scanner & Stand

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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)
  • TAA

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 U.S. government classified top-secret data.  

CE International Standards

The PD-5E IRONCLAD is independently tested and certified to meet CE standards for safety and compatibility worldwide.


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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 telescoping handle enables easy transport, eliminating the need to move hard drives to another location for destruction. Has 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 EPL-listed • CE • TAA

  • 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 phonees, 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 U.S.A.

    By Garner Products, Inc.



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