• People not acquainted with how to use Roswell hay equipment correctly and the chemistry behind hay fires might believe that dry hay is really the issue. In fact, dry timber burns far easier and better than wet wood. But when hay contains too much moisture, a chemical reaction creates highly flammable gas that can spontaneously com bust, causing a very serious hay fire.

    This may happen after you have utilized a hay baler to create tight square or round bales or left hay in loose piles. A fire is most inclined to happen within the first 4-6 weeks after the bales or stacks have been created, and sometimes becomes a genuine danger when there’s a moisture content of 18 percent or higher in big bales, and 20 % or more in the small ones.

    Bale in the later morning hours instead of early if humidity caused dew and condensation through the night to avoid trapping moisture in bales. And aim for curing on days with low humidity, under 50 percent, and breezy or slightly gusty conditions. Special hay tools like rakes and tedders can help to increase the drying rate.

    Also, avoid putting all of your hay in one place. If a fire occurs, this will keep it from causing damage to your entire stockpile and nearby equipment or outbuildings. Be aware of the moisture levels. And use a long-stemmed thermometer to check inner temperatures if you catch the scent of caramel or a pungent smell. That may mean a fire is likely or has started in a bale.

    Even if you don’t detect a smell, don’t walk on top of any bales to check temperatures. There might be a fire deep in the stack that causes the bales to collapse. A fire is highly likely when temperatures reach 150 degrees.

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  • Custom baler Reuben Wood turns out around 20,000 large square bales and up to 200,000 small square bales annually. But he doesn’t think in quantity. “My Dad told me every bale I make is an individual product,” he says. “Somebody is going to buy it. You want it to be the best it can be.”

    Wood listened, and his customers appreciate his attention to details. They raise alfalfa, ryegrass and bermudagrass for livestock feed, and barley for straw. Their customers, in turn, range from feed stores to construction companies, as well as dairies, both in the U.S. and overseas.

    While it is up to the growers to provide well-managed, weed-free forage, Wood is in charge of cutting, swathing, windrowing, raking and baling—all in a timely manner. And while timing may not be everything, for quality hay it’s close.

    For instance, for dairy-quality alfalfa, Wood, who operates out of Palo Verde, Ariz., and has been in the business for some 43 years, says the forage needs to be cut at 28-day intervals to provide the optimum balance between quality and quantity. “It takes us 4 to 5 days to dry it down and bale it,” he adds.

    The magic spot is 15% moisture—dry enough not to mold but moist enough to retain those protein-packed leaves. “We chase moisture all the time,” says Wood. In arid Arizona, that means little sleep and good headlights. “Usually, it hits 15% between 3 and 5 a.m. We may work all day and have to leave for the next farm at 10 p.m. at night. That’s seven days a week.”

    Understandably, to meet such demanding expectations—he works about 3,000 acres in an average month—Wood expects a lot out of his equipment. He says he gets that and more with his Hesston by Massey Ferguson balers, including five Hesston 4690 small square balers and two new Hesston 2170 XD large square balers.

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    Hydraulic Baling Press Balers are designed to compact empty boxes, paper, clothing or other bulk materials into manageable bundles that can be disposed of or recycled. You can reduce fire hazards and free up space by eliminating the clutter.

    Balers can typically be found in back-room or waste-disposal areas where several boxes or other items need to be disposed of or recycled in as efficient a manner as possible.  It’s also common practice to bale T-shirts, jeans and other fabrics together for shipment to recycling or donation facilities.

    SJF offers a few different types of balers:

    Baling Press:
    This baler is the toughest and most reliable vertical downstroke baler on the market today.  It can apply over 67,000 pounds of compaction force to crush even the most stubborn of cardboard into bales weighing up to 1,100 pounds.

    Low Profile Baler:
    This space-saving hydraulic downstroke baler is engineered to produce dense mill-sized bales, despite the fact that it operates under an 8 foot ceiling and requires significantly less floor space than conventional downstroke balers.

    Mini Baler:
    This model’s low height and small space requirements make it possible to loacte it virtually anywhere in your facility where you want to reduce labor and save space.

    Portable Baler:
    This low profile space saver hydraulic baler is engineered with the same safety and operating features of our larger balers. Double safety interlocks, including both an electromechanical limit switch and a photocell system, along with elimination of all shear and pinch points make this an extremely safe and efficient baler.

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  • It’s here at last – the world’s first commercial non-stop round baler/wrapper. Designed and built by Krone, the Ultima promises to almost double the output of round baling.

    The challenge of producing a non-stop round baler has occupied the minds of designers for more than few years but, until now at least, there has not been a successful version that has made it commercially.

    Krone, which admits to trying out a system in the 1980s, points out that there are fundamentally two problems to overcome – one is what to do with the incoming crop while the completed bale is being net wrapped and ejected. The other is how to ensure the density of the bale is maintained when the accumulated crop is released into the empty chamber.

    Density is the problem

    According to Krone’s Ingo Schoppe, who has been closely involved with the Ultima’s development, it is the density that has posed the biggest problem.

    “We had to find a way of accumulating the crop outside the chamber and ensuring that when it was fed into it, it wasn’t just a loose pile that would be difficult for the chamber to produce a bale with suitable density,” he says.

    The solution has been to create a pre-compression chamber which is fed and filled by the front rotor and comprises a top and bottom belt - the tapering gap between them creating the chamber.

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  • The operator should know the working principles and the operation means of shearing machine.
    Before starting shearing machine, check whether the screw of machine is loose or not, and whether the shift knob and pull rod work well or not. Add lubricant to shearing machine regularly.
    Fix feeding positioning device according to the cutting size requirements.
    Disengage the clutch before starting up. No launching motor with load.
    When shearing machine operate steadily, send plate to appropriate place and control the switch with pedals.
    Be careful of the safety of your hands when feeding plate. No people behind shearing machine to connect material.
    It is strictly forbidden to shear two kinds of material in the same shearing machine.
    When using shearing machine, notice the material and specifications of cutting plate. Do not shear  those materials with super length and width, materials of chilled steel parts and cast iron parts.
    After finishing the work, switch off the electricity of shearing machine and clean shearing machine and its surroundings.

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  • Are you looking for a company that provides high quality shredding and baling machines? Would you like to be able to choose from a wide range of various baling machines? If the answer is yes, you have come to the right place, Waste Handling Solutions has over 60 years experience designing and building baling machines, with one aim, to build with quality. Our knowledge of baling machines is unrivalled and so is the service we provide, as we believe quality products and service are the key factors to our company’s success.

    All of our baling machines dispose of packaging waste in an economic manner, by compacting your piles of waste by up to 95% and churns out bales that can be used as a secondary raw material in the recycling chain. As we are the UK’s sole distributor of the Sacria and Zugil brands, we can supply baling machines that produce from 50kg to 1000kg bales.

    Our shredders and baling machines are designed and manufactured to the highest standards under a quality control system, to ensure you receive a quality product that will stand the test of time. WHS Ltd provides a 2 year warranty for all baling machines, so should the worst happen you will be covered for both parts and labour. Our network of highly trained engineers also means rapid response to all breakdowns.

    Our range of baling machines consists of Vertical Balers that can cope with up to 10 tonnes per week, Horizontal Balers dealing with 10 to 20 tonnes per week and Fully Automatic Balers where +20 tonnes per week is produced. These baling machines come in a variety of models, all of which are listed for your convenience on our website with full details of their features and benefits.

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