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STANDARD MID SIZE BALER - 48 Inch Vertical
This standard midsize baler is an efficient and affordable baler. It is ideal for baling cardboard and plastics and produces an easily manageable 48" bale. Commonly used in lower volume applications because it will bale cardboard and many papers. Stretch and shrink wrap, and also textiles can be baled with this 48" baler.
48-1048 - 48" STANDARD BALER
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With it's medium size, this 48" Standard Vertical Baler is ideal for applications requiring something in between a small standard baler and a large high density or high volume baler.
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Standard Mid Size 48" Baler Specifications
30” x 48” x 48”
40 Cubic Feet
48 Seconds (No Load)
Estimated Bale Weights
Density Lbs/Cu Ft – Loose/Baled
Bales / Hr
OCC – Cardboard
Up to 800 Lbs
2.5 / 24
Up to 2
Shredded ONP - Newspaper
Up to 1,000 Lbs
4 / 26
Up to 2
Note: Performance Rates, Bale Weights, and Bale Densities are subject to many factors such as Material Pre-Bale Densities, Feed rates, Moisture Content and other variables.
Standard Mid Size 48" Baler Hydraulics
9.8 GPM @ 1,800 RPM Fixed Volume Vane
2200 PSI Maximum
6” Bore, 3.5” Rod, 48” Stroke
Ram Face Pressure
48.29 PSI (@2200)
Overall Platen Force
30 Gallon Capacity
D05 Pattern, Internal Relief Valve Subplate Circuit
48" Standard Vertical Baler Electrical
10 HP - 208/230/460v – 3 Phase
NEMA 12 - Rated
UL / CUL Listed
TEFC High Efficiency
Standard Mid Size 48" Baler Dimensions and Structural
Depth with Door Open
10” Channel Side Rails - 12” Channel Headers
3” x 3” Tube Steel Discharge Door Supports
Solid Door Charge
8 Pieces of 4” Channel in Sub Floor
27” x 48” Charge Dimensions 23” x 48”
Standard Mid Size 48" Baler - Other Features
UL Listed (see Electrical section)
Product meets or exceeds all ANSI Z245.5 and OSHA standards. Product has NEMA 12 Bale Height Adjustable Safety Interlock Circuit on Bale Door & Safety Gate Counterbalanced Feed Door for Easy Open 3 – 6” Retainer Bale Dogs Front and Back
Soft Shift, Low Shock Hydraulic Circuit
Dual Chain Semi-Automatic Bale Ejection System Platen Roller Guides Spring Doors Factory Wired for Easy Installation A-36 structural frames. A-514 reinforced in high stress areas. Strong rigid container walls provide performance & longer life span. A-1018 used for gib bar, guide and control surfaces.
Standard Mid Size 48" Baler - Other Options
Slotted Discharge Door
Single Phase Motor (Only available on 10 HP Balers)
Front Load – Rear Eject
Special Voltage – 575V
Extra Heavy Duty Package (Heavily beefed up Frame etc)
Standard Mid Size 48" Baler Diagram
A = 54" B = 68" C = 54" D = 108" E = 143" F = 45" G = 90" H = 76" I = 54"
Note: Specifications, Dimensions & other product details may vary slightly upon delivery due to continuous product progressions and improvement. If exactness is required on any item(s), confirm in writing before ordering. In our efforts to provide products with the most up to date engineering and design, we reserve the right to change specifications, dimensions and other product details without notice.
Performance may vary depending upon application.
Products must be installed and operated according to required standards, codes, regulations and safety procedures.