Engineering Specification, Heavy-Duty Triple-Compression Scrap Baler (O/No. 6330/55)

Heavy-Duty Triple-Compression Scrap Baler (O/No. 6330/55)

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Specification:This baler is of the self-contained type, suitable for baling heavy steel scrap.
Process:The initial compression would be by means of the hinged cover, which gives a compression of 12″ over the box area.  The secondary compression would be by means of a thrust face moving along the axis of the box, whilst the final compression head would move at right angles across the box centre line.
Main Characteristics:Hopper capacity300 cu. ft.
Box size9′ 0″ x 7′ 0″ x 3′ 0″ deep
Box volume189 cu. ft.
Bale size24″ x 22 1/2″ x variable (approx. 56″)
Bale weightapprox. 15 – 19 cwt.
Power of the hinged cover ram270 tonf
Stroke of the cover ram6′ 5″
Initial specific pressure2 1/2 tonf/sq. ft. nominal
Power of the secondary pressing ram360 tonf
Stroke of the secondary ram7′ 1 1/2″
Secondary specific pressure25 tonf/sq. ft.
Power of the final compression ram480 tonf
Stroke of the final ram11′ 3″
Final specific pressure on the bale128 tonf/sq. ft.
Power of the ejection door opening ram41 tonf
Power of the ejection door closing ram23 3/4 tonf
Stroke of the ejector door ram2′ 4″
Dimensions:Approx. overall length39′ 6″
Approx. overall width, including bale52′ 6″
Approx. overall height, hopper up20′ 6″
Working Pressure:3000 psi.
Pressure MediumHigh grade hydraulic oil
Pumps:Four ‘Fielding’ H3 hydraulic pumps, output 45 gal/min each, @ 3000 psi.

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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