Hard drive disposal can be a complicated task, especially if you use yours to store sensitive data. You will need to crush and degauss your drives for maximum security. The Aleratec HDD Drive Demolisher V2 can help. It is a manual hard drive crusher that can take care of 2 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ drives. It breaks the chassis and deforms the magnetic platters with a manually operated hydraulic pump.
The mechanism is fully enclosed for your safety. You can operate this hard drive destroyer even when your power is cut off.