Recycling Balers Guide To Buying A Full Eject Closed Door Manual Tie Horizontal Baler

Full-Eject Closed Door Manual Tie Horizontal Baler

Full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal balers are exceptionally useful recycling machines that are extensively used for packaging and reducing the amount of overall mass from what was there originally. Cardboard and other materials balers help to protect and conserve the environment by crushing the products and reducing them to a smaller size that is easy to transport and takes up less space. The baler itself is the piece of equipment that is used to “bale” the equipment (a bale is a bundle of material that is wrapped and bound with galvanized single loop bale ties).

In a world where we need to be aware of our carbon footprint, balers help ensure that no more space than necessary is taken up. This equipment also helps to make it easier for bales to be transported to recycling centers and scrapyards. Though in most cases, balers are used to compress metals and cardboard, they can be used for a variety of materials types.

Typical customers for these baling systems includes city or county municipality facilities, industrial facilities, distribution centers, small recycling centers, and scrap yards.

Installation of your full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler


Installation of these baling systems is quite easy. In most situations, balers will arrive pre-assembled and ready to install seamlessly.

Determining if a full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler is right for your business


If you are in the market for a baler, conduct your research and do your homework when selecting a dealer/ reseller. It is not recommended that you purchase from a seller that is not authorized to sell and service the equipment that you are selling. However, if your seller cannot provide service or get parts as needed for repairs, then make sure that you identify a local or nearby service company that can provide support for your baler, should it be needed. In most cases, baler repairs will need to be conducted by skilled and experienced service personnel that are familiar with your particular baling system.

As you look into the right baler for your company, ask yourself the following, and utilize your answers to these questions when shopping around.

·      What type of material are you looking to bale?

·      What volume or quantity of materials will you need to bale on a regular basis?

·      How often will you be using the baler?

·      What is the largest size of any material that you will need to bale?

·      What will be the condition of the cardboard (flattened boxes or full-size boxes) that you need to bale?

·      Do you wish to load the baler manually (by hand) or through a conveyor system?

·      How much space do you have for your baler?

·      Will your baler be housed outdoors or indoors?

·      Do you have the ability to store finished bales?

·      Do you have the proper resources to manage the manual operation of the baler?

Common manufacturers for these baling systems include Max-Pak, International Baler, Harris Equipment, Marathon, Harmony, and Maren Balers & Shredders.

The pros of the full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler


As with any piece of machinery, there are multiple varieties and functions available, and benefits and drawbacks for both. For the full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler in particular, which is considered an entry-level baler, you will experience the following benefits:

·      Full Penetration (great for news, aluminum cans, plastics) longer and stronger penetration stroke

·      Comes with a shear knife that is used to cut off the remaining material that sits within the baler hopper

·      Material grades can be changed very quickly

·      Provides approximately 3,000 PSI in operating pressure

·      Cylinders available in 8", 9" or 10"

·      Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) & American National Standards Institute (ANSI) compliant

·      This equipment is readily available in both new and used models (It would be helpful for me to know this site so that I can provide further information… for example, I don’t know that what I am seeing online is the right equipment because of the amount of words in the product description - full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler

·      Shorter lead times for this type of baler based on the ease of manufacturing typically depending on the market (the current back log within the OEM)

·Depending on the manufacturer and model purchased, there will be touch screens to enable ease in operation

· Will have a programmable logic controller (PLC)

· Mill-sized bales (perfect option to maximize re-sell value) typically do not need to be re-baled – this depends on where they are being sent. Exporters may want to re-bale and it’s something to consider.

·If you upgrade from a vertical baler to a horizontal you will get heavier bale weights, less wire consumption, easier to feed. You will see an increase in operational efficiencies

·   Excellent choice for facilities with space constraints

The cons of the full-eject closed door manual tie horizontal baler


·      You must use manual tie offs using single loop bale ties

·      Low production rates – these balers can produce two to three balers per hour

·      Only one set bale size – no adjustments can be made to the sizing

·      Continuous baling is not an option