F5400 - Non Chopper Fixed Chamber Baler

Over the last decade the McHale range of balers have been operating in over 5 continents in some of the world’s most difficult conditions. McHale balers have developed a reputation for providing high output, excellent reliability, operator comfort and top resale value.

The F5000 range of balers brings baling to a new level with features like progressive greasing and oiling, our drop floor unblocking system which combined with our high specification components, ensures long life, reliability and a machine that is rugged enough to handle the toughest of crops and ground conditions.

 

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Overview


The McHale F5400 is a semi-automatic, non-chopper Fixed Chamber Baler, equipped with a star shaped feed rotor to quickly and efficiently move crop from the pick-up into the bale chamber, maximising baler throughput and performance. Central grease blocks are fitted on the machine for greasing, whilst oiling is controlled through the continuous oiling system. The F5400 is also equipped with a Wizard Control Box. The machine is fitted with 13.5/7.5/430.9 tyres as standard.


Standard Features:

2.1m Pick-Up Drop Floor Unblocking System 18 Roller Bale Chamber
50 mm Bale Chamber Bearings* 1¼” Chain on the Bale Chamber Grease Bank(Drive Side)
Grease Nipples(Non-Drive Side)
Continuous Oiling System Wizard Control Console 380/55 –17 Tyres
Heavy Duty Feed Rotor High Performance Vario Stretch Netter Bale Kicker
* 55 mm bearings fitted to rollers with long shafts and double sprockets
Features

Pick-Up

Features

Pick-Up

Over the last decade, McHale has designed and developed various types of pick-ups. After extensive testing, McHale decided it will offer customers the choice of 2 pick-up options depending on their working conditions:

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Heavy-Duty Pick-Up

Features

Heavy-Duty Pick-Up

The specially designed McHale pick-up is positioned close to the rotor to improve delivery of the crop through the rotor to the bale chamber. Large diameter lateral feed augers help direct crop to the bale chamber ensuring a consistent and even crop flow for producing high density bales.

Features

Adaptive Intake

Features

Adaptive Intake

Over the course of a baling season, machines have to work with different volumes of crop. McHale have designed an adaptive intake which allows the intake area to automatically adjust for light and heavy crops to facilitate a smooth crop flow into the chamber.

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Split Drive GearBox

Features

Split Drive GearBox

A 540rpm Split Drive Gearbox is fitted to all machines in the McHale Fixed Chamber Range as standard. The gearbox design ensures that power is evenly distributed to both sides of the machine.

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Rotor

Features

Rotor

The star shaped twin feeder feed rotor ensures a high-capacity flow of crop into the bale chamber. McHale have designed three rotors for the Fixed Chamber Baler Range:

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Drop Floor Unblocking

Features

Drop Floor Unblocking

For over a decade, all machines in the fixed chamber baler range are fitted with the McHale Drop floor unblocking system, a feature which operators have come to love for it’s simplicity of use and effective unblocking cycle.

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Bale Chamber

Features

Bale Chamber

The bale chamber on the McHale F5400 is comprised of an 18 roller bale chamber. It has a diameter of 1.23m x 1.25m (4′ ½” x 4′ 1¼”) and is formed from heavy duty rollers.

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Oiling and Greasing

Features

Oiling and Greasing

The McHale fixed chamber range of balers are all fitted with a continuous oiling system. Once the PTO is engaged, the continuous oiling system constantly lubricates the chains to ensure a long lifetime. A lube alarm sounds after 300 bales to inform the operator to refill the oil tank.

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Features

Vario Stretch Net System

Features

Vario Stretch Net System

A high performance netter has been designed and developed for the F5000 fixed chamber range. The net tension can be simply adjusted on a variable pulley on the right hand side of the machine.

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Net Loading & Storage

Features

Net Loading & Storage

Net loading has been optimised on the F5000 baler range by the simple yet very effective rock and roll net loading system.

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Wizard Control Console

Features

Wizard Control Console

The F5400 is equipped with a Wizard control box containing all the functionality required to operate the machine.

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Options

Features

Options

McHale machines work in different conditions around the world. To optimise your machine performance, we offer a number of options in the McHale fixed chamber baler range. We recommend you speak with your local dealer/distributor as regards the best configuration to meet your requirements.

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    F5400 Fixed Chamber Baler

    Watch the video for the McHale F5400 non-chopper round baler which features a star shaped feed rotor to quickly and efficiently move the crop from the pick up into the bale chamber, maximizing baler performance and throughput.

      Technical Specification

      Height 2.45 m (8′)
      Weight 3260 kg (7,187 lbs)
      Length 4.05 m(13’3″)
      Width 2.55 m (8’4″)*
      *Width will depend on tyre selection
      Working Width 2100 mm (6’11”)
      Tine Bars 5
      Tine Spacing 70 mm (2 3/4”)
      Short Crop Guard Standard
      Crop Roller Optional
      Pick-Up Lift Hydraulic
      Pick-Up Guide Wheels Standard
      Number of Knives 0
      Theoretical Chop Length 0
      Knife Protection N/A
      Knife Deactivation N/A
      Unblocking System Drop Floor
      Diameter 1.25 m (4’1”)
      Width 1.23 m (4′)
      Bale Chamber Feed Feed Rotor
      Number of Rollers 18
      Bearings 50 mm**
      Greasing Centralised Blocks Manual
      **Bearings are 55mm double raced on the main load points
      Net Roll Capacity 1 + 1 Storage
      Net System Vario Stretch
      Control Manual or Automatic
      Net Adjustment Manual on Baler
      Gearbox Split Drive
      Main Drive Protection Cam Clutch
      Pick Up Protection Slip Clutch
      Chain Lubrication Continuous
      Control System Wizard Control Console
      Operation Semi Automatic
      Density Adjustment On Baler Valve
      Axle 8 Stud
      Tyres Standard 340/75-17
      Tyres Optional 500/50-17
      Bale Kicker Indicator N/A
      Road Lights Standard
      Minimum Power Requirement 60kW (80hp)
      Hydraulics 2 Double Acting Spools
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      Adapted for Multipurpose

      On the McHale F5600 Fully Automatic Round Baler, the left hand side of the gearbox drives rollers in the bale chamber, while the pick up and chopper unit are driven from the right hand side of the machine. This system ensures direct short transfer paths and optimal power distribution.

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