PRODUCT SURVEY: BALERS

Allegheny

Allegheny, Delmont, Pa., manufactures the 3430-2572 CE horizontal closed-end baler that produces bales with a weight of 1100-1500 pounds (lbs.). Utilizing a 25-horsepower TEFC motor, the baler has a ram cycle of 25 seconds and produces a ram thrust of 78,750 lbs., the company says. Other features include a 7-inch by 48-inch hydraulic cylinder and a 10,000 lb. shipping weight.
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American Baler

The 42H and 43H Wide Mouth auto-tie balers from American Baler, Bellevue, Ohio, are designed to process a variety of recyclable materials, including paper, light metals, miscellaneous fibers, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and high-density Polyethylene (HDPE). The balers are available with single or twin motors to produce varying bale sizes. Other features include outputs of up to 33 tons per hour (tph) and touch screen controls.
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CrossWrap

CrossWrap, Siilinjarvi, Finland, manufactures bale wrappers that are compatible with all baler types that can wrap square bales of any size, the company says. According to the company, the wrappers do not reduce baler throughput and allow bales to be stored outside without causing odor, bird or litter problems. Both municipal solid waste and recyclables can be wrapped using CrossWrap equipment, the company says.
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Enterprise Baler

Enterprise Baler, Santa Ana, Calif., offers the single ram horizontal baler with hydraulically operated compacting press. With a 20-second cycle time, the baler has a 35- to 60-tph capacity, according to the company. Features include automatic wire tying, bale length dial selector and infeed pit conveyor.
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Harris Waste

The TransPack Pre-Compaction System from Harris Waste, Peachtree City, Ga., pre-loads and pre-weighs transport waste within its compression chamber to create a log, which can be ejected by the packing ram into a transfer trailer or shipping container, according to the company.
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IPS

IPS, Baxley, Ga., manufactures the 2-ram baler designed to bale a variety of materials while generating 20 percent more throughput. The baler's patented Pre-Compression Lid requires fewer strokes to complete a bale, the company says. The baler also includes a wide single ram charge box to help eliminate bridging. According to the company, the two-ram baler can bale up to 25 tph of old corrugated containers, 45 tph of old newspapers and high-grades, and 10-12 tph of unperforated PET and HDPE.
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Marathon

Marathon, Vernon, Ala., offers the Nexgen Shear Series Auto-Tie baler. According to the company, the single cylinder tensioning system creates maximum density bales by leveraging pressure on all sides, with nearly 1 million lbs. of resistance. Features include a large feed chamber that can process up to 18 tph and a touch screen that allows for programming, diagnostics and digital bale length counting, the company says.
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PAAL Group

PAAL Group, Barcelona, Spain, manufactures the HTR 300 Big Duke, HTR 240 Speed and HTR 150 balers that accept bulky municipal solid waste. The high-speed balers feature a patented telescoping tunnel that ties the bale with a low-cost plastic strap while new bales are formed. Producing bales that weigh up to 4 tons, the HTR 300 baler has a maximum production rate of 110 tph. The balers accept a wide range of materials, the company says.
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SSI

SSI, Wilsonville, Ore., offers pre-load compactor systems that can process up to 200 tph, the company says. The systems allow for the use of lighter and smaller trailers and containers, according to the company. The systems can be adapted for placing pre-compacted loads into sealed intermodal containers for rail and marine transport, the company says.
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Sierra International

Sierra International, Bakersfield, Calif., manufactures the Macpresse solid waste balers. With easy operation and maintenance, the balers compress both commercial and municipal solid waste (MSW), the company says. The Macpresse 112L baler can process 55-65 tph of MSW.
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Wastequip

The Power-Pak compactor series from Wastequip, Beachwood, Ohio, provides stationary, self-contained and vertical units that are designed to handle small to large volumes of waste. Features include a heavy-duty superstructure, leak-resistant construction and electronic circuitry, the company says. All units are Underwriters Laboratory listed, according to the company.
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Hallco Manufacturing Co.

The Brute Live Floor System from Hallco, Tillamook, Ore., is designed for waste hauling trailers with leaky loads. The system features a steel chrome hydraulic assembly with a 2-inch shaft and 4.5-inch cylinders, the company says. Located at the front of the trailer, the hydraulic drive is protected from road salts and grime, according to the company.
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O'Brian Tarping Systems

O'Brian Tarping Systems, Wilson, N.C., manufactures the Diablo Tarper, an automated tarper designed for overwidth containers, water tanks, dump beds and flatbeds. It features an adjustable elbow and rotary actuators, which allow the arms to rotate 180 degrees.
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Petersen

Petersen, Lake Wales, Fla., manufactures the Lighting Rear Steer designed for high volume bulky trash collection. According to the company, the Rear Steer is designed for loading in alleys. With its backwards-driving capability from the rear operator cab, trash loads can be continuously hauled into trucks, the company says.
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Shred-Tech

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada-based Shred-Tech offers the MDS-35GT, a document destruction system that processes up to 8,000 lbs. per hour. The MDS-35GT also processes a range of particle sizes for various security levels. According to the company, the system has a payload capacity of up to 10,000 lbs. when installed on a single axle chassis and 19,000 lbs. when installed on a tandem axle chassis.
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