Fiber is compressed, strapped during compression and handled as a bale.
Two Kinds of Fiber
- Natural-cotton, wool, etc.
- Synthetic-polyester, nylon, etc.
Typical Synthetic Bale
- Weighs between 600 and 900 lbs.
- Six or seven straps per bale.
- Bales are wrapped with material or film.
Primarily automatic heads are fixed to baler and apply straps one or two at a time, indexing across length of bale. Rebound, not applied tension, determines tension on straps. Approximately 70' of strap is used per bale.
7/16" x .016" - 3/4" x .055" strap.
NO Tension- Seals Only