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LFA 600 H – Horizontal Baler


The LFA 600 H has been used by waste recyclers, distribution centres and companies with large volumes of waste for years. With a footprint of 5720x1600mm it has the benefit of a semi-automatic horizontal baler without taking up large amounts of floor space. The 5 wire, horizontal tie system means tying off bales is extremely quick and simple which in turn, leads to greater throughputs. The 50t force and 15kW motor achieves cycle times as low as 49 seconds. These factors combined help gain large throughputs of up to 1.5 tonne of material per hour, creating bale weights of up to 700kg depending on the material. The LFA 600 H lends itself to machine driven feeding methods due to the feed opening height and charge box depth. The second bale ejection method is a simple system which uses the material from the next bale to push out the already created bale. Although this is a great economical system, it is best suited to bale only one type of material, as baling two or more types of material allows cross contamination. The most common types of materials baled are cardboard, soft and rigid plastics, cans and paper, but it can also bale other materials.

Bale Measurements
Weight (Cardboard)
Weight (Plastic)
This creates a Mill Size bale that generates maximum rebate
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Product Details

Product Dimensions
Overall Width5720mm
Overall Height2650mm
Overall Depth1410mm
Overall Weight~6000kg
Feed Opening Width1360mm
Feed Opening Depth720mm
Technical Specification
Compaction Force 50T
Motor 15kW / 22kW
Cycle Time 49 / 34 Seconds
Throughput 1.5 T/Hr
Wire Ties 5
Tying Direction Horizontal
Bale Ejection Method Second Bale Eject
Noise Level 80dB
Electricity Supply 3 Phase, 415V

We can modify the LFA 600 H baler to your specific needs. We can attach an integrated bin tipper, door dampener and retention claws. We can also adapt the hopper to suit your feeding method, the shearing blades to suit your material and we can also upgrade the motor to decrease the cycle time. For further customisation, contact us and we will try to meet all requirements.

  • Features
    • E-stops
    • Automatic cycle
    • Anti-whip hoses
    • Wire guide slots
    • Magic eye sensor
    • Power pack cover
    • Vandal proof door
    • 3mm flared hopper
    • Bale full/jam beacon
    • Dual pressure switch
    • Hydraulic door clamp
    • Start-up alarm beacon
    • Manual forward/reverse
    • Automatic bale full system
    • 5-wire horizontal tying system
    • Simple, easy to operate controls
    • Interlocked access door on hopper
    • Retention claws inside the chamber
    • Economical second bale eject system
    • Aggressive ram head with sheer blades
    • Rated IP65 so safe to be sited inside or outside



    • Saves on labour from reduced material handling
    • Reduces storage space required for bulky waste
    • Reduces the need to flat pack/break down material
    • Reduces carbon footprint and complies with ISO 14001
    • Produces mill-size bale dimensions to optimise transport loads
    • Leads to a tidier working environment which improves health and safety
    • Reduces disposal costs and able to generate the maximum income for material

The LFA 600 H is very easy to use.


Step 1 – Feeding

This step is straight forward – press the green ‘go’ button to put the baler into idle mode. Feed the material into the hopper. A magic eye sensor sits at the bottom of the hopper and once the sensor detects material, the baler starts up and runs a full cycle compacting all of the material into the bale chamber. The material catches on the retention claws preventing it from springing back into the charge box. Continue feeding the material into the hopper, it will sit on top of the ram head dropping into the charge box when the ram returns.


Step 2 – When is the bale full?

This baler has an auto stop feature so when the bale is full, lights will flash on the control panel, the ram head stays forward, and the material stays under compression.


Step 3 – Tying off the bale

This baler is a horizontal tie which makes this step very easy. At the side of the bale chamber there are slots where the ram head which has bale wire channels is visible. Thread the wire (straight end first) through this channel and the wire will come out to the other side. There are slots in the door, so both ends of the wire need to be threaded through these. When both ends of the wire are together, thread the straight end of the wire through the loop end, pull the wire tight and wrap the wire around itself 3-4 times. Repeat this on the other wires.


Step 4 – Ejecting the bale

Once the bale is created, it needs to be ejected. Next to the door there are controls for the hydraulic door, press on both of these buttons until the door is unclamped. Swing the door open past 90° and place a pallet in front of the baler. On the main control panel, press the ‘reverse’ button until the ram head is all the way back. Feed the machine with material and press the ‘forward’ button. The material will start pushing the bale just created out. Do this 3-4 times until the bale is fully ejected. The bale now weighs up to 700kg sat on a pallet ready to be stored for collection. Close the door and hold down the two hydraulic door buttons to clamp the door shut.


As simple as that! It probably takes longer to read the operation than to implement it. As part of the package, one of our trusty engineers will come to site and show the team how to operate it in person. Training certification can be supplied if required.

*Note – Refurbished models may vary in its operation slightly, but the principle will remain very similar.

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    Benefits of Baling

    • ISO icon
      Reduce carbon footprint and comply with ISO 14001
    • Recycling Bin
      To reduce storage space required for bulky waste
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      Reduce disposal costs and receive maximum income on the baled material
    • Commercial Recycling Factory
      To lead to a tidier work environment which improves health and safety
    • Cardboard Recycling Baler
      To reduce the need to flat pack/break down material
    • Labor Icon
      To save on labour from reduced material handling

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