big square balers

The operation and application of medium and big square balers – Part 2: The plunger, hay dogs, bale chamber, bale measuring wheel and needles

by GJ Stoltz (Reg Eng Tech) The inside of a square baler is packed with intricate mechanisms. This implement should be able to produce a suitable animal feed source which is compacted sufficiently to not fall apart or allow air inside. Plunger: A crank arm and pitman drive the[...]

By Specialist Writer|13th August 2021|Categories: Zambia|Tags: , , , , |

The operation and application of medium and big square balers Part 9: The bale accumulator, control system and maintenance

In this last edition of the baler series, we wrap up the section on big square balers with a few loose, but important points. The bale accumulator A bale accumulator can be attached to the back of a big square baler and runs on two castor wheels. The accumulator[...]

By Specialist Writer|28th July 2020|Categories: Zambia|Tags: , , , |

The operation and application of medium and big square balers: Part 8 – Introduction to the big square baler

by GJ Stoltz (Reg Eng Tech) Bigger is better when it comes to commercial hay production for large herds. Bigger bales are not only more cost effective, but also less labour intensive as larger volumes can be handled at a time. When it comes to transport, the big square[...]

By Specialist Writer|29th June 2020|Categories: Zambia|Tags: , , |

The operation and application of medium and big square balers medium balers – Part 6: Baler attachments

by GJ Stoltz (Reg Eng Tech) The process of baling has many compo­nents as we have seen over the past five months. It always helps if you can combine certain processes to work more time-efficient and cost-effective. In this part of the series the focus will be on the[...]

By Specialist Writer|20th March 2020|Categories: Zambia|Tags: , , |
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