Setting up the baling
lines has radically changed the way Modesto Junk Co.
While the baling of most paper, plastic and light metal takes place inside (in all but the sunniest climates), baling iron and steel has customarily been an outdoor activity.
Handling large volumes of metal that, for the most part, have already been exposed to the elements has allowed the baling of scrap iron and steel to evolve into a high-tonnage outdoor exercise using large machines.
Today our baling efficiency creates sufficient volume to enable us to ship directly from each of our locations to the padding manufacturer without the need of using a waste broker.
Having the counsel of someone with baling expertise has made a real difference in our profitability," Trick relates, "and American Baler Company and their local dealer proved to be an important ally in that area.
Baling is the first to produce CuproBraze radiators in China.
Using CuproBraze technology, Baling can offer more choices and more solutions to OEMs, allowing them to select high-quality, high-performance heat exchangers that are well suited to specific applications.
The most important thing to do is to get good bale density," says Joe Szany, director of Nexgen Baling Systems and international sales at Marathon Equipment, Vernon, Ala.
It isn't the cost of the baler but the cost of baling," he likes to tell recyclers.
BE FORECEFUL Among the common mistakes that recyclers who are new to baling
plastics make is choosing undersized baling
equipment that is not heavy-duty enough to stand up to the application, Bob Pfeffer, vice president of sales, western division, Harris Waste Management Group, says.
In addition, Joe Szany, director of international and Nexgen Baling
Equipment sales at Marathon Equipment, Vernon, Ala.
We dreamed of saving all the leaves by baling
alfalfa at 27 percent moisture content (MC) and letting the hay dry in the bale.