Continue to run the shredder in. reverse for another 10-15 seconds. What to use: It is recommended that you use Fellowes Oil to oil your shredder. You may also use other oil designated for shredder use. Do not use any oil or lubricant that is dispensed from an aerosol container.Do I need to use Shredder lubricant?
Most shredder manufacturers will tell you to avoid lubricants like hobby oil or WD-40, and to only use proper shredder oil, as their specific lubricant is designed to be heat tolerant. However, reader Eric writes in and tells us that in his research, it's commercial shredders that need special oil-based lubricants.What is Shredder lubricant made of?
Made from Natural and Recycled Products. The Staples shredder lubricant sheets are made of natural oils, sugar cane pulp, and recycled paper, allowing you to maintain your shredder without harming the environment.