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bale

1. a package of wool in a wool pack weighing 150-250 lb depending largely on whether it is greasy or scoured.
2. a compressed bundle of hay, either about 100 lb tied with wire or twine, or large, round, untied bales, as big as a small hay stack and referred to as 'big bales'.
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Farmers in our isolated area were slow to begin baling their hay, but my uncle had his custom-baled for the first time in 1958.
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.
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.
It isn't the cost of the baler but the cost of baling," he likes to tell recyclers.
He also claimed that when the Luebben baler and curing machine were used together, hay cutting, baling and curing could be done in a single day, resulting in higher-quality hay that would fetch $4 to $5 more per ton than hay baled over two or more days.
Operations that bale a variety of materials often try to make do with what they have, which can sometimes lead to inefficiencies when baling plastic, David B.
In addition, Joe Szany, director of international and Nexgen Baling Equipment sales at Marathon Equipment, Vernon, Ala.
The entire baling process was handled by a single, full-time operator.
HDPE and PET have their own dedicated balers, and the new Balemaster model multi-tasks by baling plastic film and injection-grade plastic as well as OCC.
I am very excited about having Jesse join our team here at NexGen," Joe Szany, director of NexGen Baling Systems and international sales, says.
NEXGEN engineers have introduced baling innovations and combined them with unmatched manufacturing standards to produce balers that use less wire and energy to produce dense, uniform bales.