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03/21/2012 04:04 pm ET | Updated Mar 21, 2012

Giant Shredder Destroys Car During 'Shred Of The Month' (VIDEO)

On its Web site, SSI Shredding Systems says it "extends the limits of shredding applications." The Wilsonville, Ore.-based business just put its money where its mouth is -- by shredding a car.

SSI's latest video in a series it produces called "Shred of the Month" depicts a 1974 VW Beetle being literally swallowed whole and spit out by one of SSI's most powerful shredders, the PRI-MAX Primary Reducer. (Hat-tip: Wired.)

This beast can shred up to 150 tons an hour. Usually, those tons are construction scraps. But in the video above, it's the ride of a brazen hippie who has parked in the boss's spot one too many times.

For more entertaining shredding clips from SSI, click here. And remember: even businesses as mundane as construction demolition firms can spice up their products with a little hippie-bashing.

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