LFA 850 H.FE PC – Horizontal Baler
The LFA 850 H.FE.PC semi-automatic baler is best described as a beast. The upgraded 22kW motor leads to a cycle time of 44 seconds, and when pairing this with a massive compaction force of 75t, it produces extra high-density bales of over 1t. Due to these factors, the LFA 850 H.FE.PC has a throughput of up to 3t/hr making it one of the largest semi-automatic horizontal balers on the market. To keep up with the potential of this baler, mechanical feeding systems like conveyors, tele-handlers and bin lifts are recommended to be used in line with this machine and the extra-large 5mm thick, 1750mm x 1050mm hopper makes it easy to do so. The 5 wire, horizontal tie system means tying off bales is extremely quick and simple which in turn, helps achieve the greater throughputs previously stated. The Full Eject System (FE) is beneficial when using the baler for 2 or more materials. When ejecting a bale, the baler fully ejects the bale out thus clearing the chamber of all material which allows switching between different waste streams avoiding contamination. The Portcullis Door (PC) enables automatic ejection which facilitates higher throughputs and is less labour intensive. Once a bale has been tied off using an upgraded horizontal tying system, the baler will open the door, eject the bale, then close the door all at a push of a button. As the portcullis door moves vertically rather than a conventional side hinged door, it allows for the option of a bale tray. This means multiple bales can be ejected before having to collect them for storage.
|Feed Opening Width||1750mm|
|Feed Opening Height||1050mm|
|Cycle Time||44 Seconds|
|Bale Ejection Method||Full Eject|
|Electricity Supply||3 Phase, 415V|
- Automatic cycle
- Anti-whip hoses
- Wire guide slots
- Magic eye sensor
- Power pack cover
- Vandal proof door
- Bale full/jam beacon
- Dual pressure switch
- Hydraulic door clamp
- Start-up alarm beacon
- Manual forward/reverse
- Automatic bale full system
- Upgraded 5mm flared hopper
- 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
- Extra-long feed opening for bulky materials
- 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 850 H.FE.PC is extremely easy to use and requires very little manual work.
Step 1 – Setup
On the side of the bale chamber next to the portcullis door there are five slots with hooks next to each one. Thread the wires through these to the other side of the chamber. Twist the wire onto the hooks on both sides to keep them in place.
Step 2 – Feeding
This step is straight forward – Press the green ‘go’ button to put the baler into idle mode. Start feeding 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 material into the hopper as it will sit on top of the ram head dropping into the charge box when the ram returns.
Step 3 – When is the bale full?
This baler has an auto stop feature so when the bale is full, lights flash on the control panel, the ram head stays forward, and the material stays under compression.
Step 4 – Tying off the bale
This baler is a horizontal tie which makes it easy. At the side of the bale chamber there are slots where you can see the ram head which has bale wire channels. Unwrap the wire from the hooks and thread the wire (straight end first) through this channel and the wire will come out to the other side where the loop end is. 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 5 – Ejecting the bale
Now that you have created a bale, you need to eject it. Place a pallet in front of the portcullis door (if no bale tray). On the control panel, press the ejection button. The portcullis door will now open vertically, fully eject the bale, return the ram head and close the door. The bale now weighs up to 700kg sat on a pallet ready to be stored for collection.
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
Reduce carbon footprint and comply with ISO 14001
To reduce storage space required for bulky waste
Reduce disposal costs and receive maximum income on the baled material
To lead to a tidier work environment which improves health and safety
To reduce the need to flat pack/break down material
To save on labour from reduced material handling
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