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This vertical baler can bale a wide variety of materials.  This baler is ideal for cardboard, plastics, metals, cans, textiles and other recyclable or waste material.  The high density stroke means a more compact, dense bale.


Extra High Density 48 Inch Baler


           48-2066 - 48" EXTRA HIGH DENSITY BALER


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When you need heavy duty output from a waste and recycling baler, but space is an issue, these Extra High Density 48" Balers can be a great solution for handling  your waste & recycling requirements in a wide range of applications.

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Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler - Specifications

Bale Size

30” x  48” x  48”

Bale Volume

40 Cubic Feet

Cycle Time

48 Seconds (No Load)

Estimated Bale Weights


Bale Weight

Density Lbs/Cu Ft – Loose/Baled

Bales / Hr

OCC – Cardboard

Up to 1,000 Lbs

2.5 / 24

Up to 2

Shredded ONP - Newspaper

Up to 1,100 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.


Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler - Hydraulics

Main Pumps

12.9 GPM @ 1,800 RPM Fixed Volume Vane

System Pressure

2600 PSI Maximum

Main Cylinder

7” Bore, 4.5” Rod, 66” Stroke

Ram Face Pressure

77.68 PSI

Overall Platen Force

100,048 lbs

Oil Reservoir

41 Gallon Capacity

Hydraulic Manifold

D05 Pattern, Internal Relief Valve Subplate Circuit

48" Standard Vertical Baler Electrical

Main Motor

20 HP  -  208/230/460v – 3 Phase


NEMA 12 - Rated


UL / CUL Listed

Motor Type

TEFC High Efficiency


Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler - Dimensions and Structural

Overall Height


Overall Width


Overall Depth


Depth with Door Open


Frame Design

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

Feeding Opening

27” x 48”   Charge Dimensions 23” x 48”


5,400 lbs


Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler - Other Features


UL Listed (see Electrical chart above)

48-2066 Meets or exceeds all ANSI Z245.5 and OSHA standards.
48-2066 Product has NEMA 12
48-2066 Bale Height Adjustable
48-2066 Safety Interlock Circuit on Bale Door & Safety Gate
48-2066 Counterbalanced Feed Door for Easy Open
48-2066 3 – 6” Retainer Bale Dogs Front and Back

Soft Shift, Low Shock Hydraulic Circuit

48-2066 Dual Chain Semi-Automatic Bale Ejection System
48-2066 Platen Roller Guides
48-2066 Spring Doors
48-2066 Factory Wired for Easy Installation
48-2066 Structural frames reinforced in high stress areas, plus other heavy duty 'extras'. 


Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler - Other Options

Option Number



Slotted Discharge Door


Single Phase Motor   (Only available on 10 HP Balers)


Front Load – Rear Eject


Oil Heater


Special Voltage – 575V


Sharks Teeth




Drum Crusher


Extra Heavy Duty Package (Heavily beefed up Frame etc)

48-2066-10 Special Paint Color


Extra High Density 48" Mid Size Baler Diagram

A = 54"         B = 68"        C = 54"        D = 108"        E = 164"        F = 45"        G = 90"        H = 76"        I = 54"

Extra High Density 48" Cardboard Baler Diagram


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.

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