F5600 - 25 Knife 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 F5600 is a fully automatic Fixed Chamber Baler equipped with load sensing hydraulics and a 25 knife chopper unit. It has the same high capacity chopper unit and rotor as the McHale Fusion 3. Net layers and bale density can be adjusted from the tractor cab using the Expert Plus Control Box, when combined with the load-sensing valve, this makes tailgate opening and closing fully automatic. The machine is fitted with 500/50-22.5 tyres as standard.


 

Standard Features:

2.1m Pick-Up 25 Knife Heavy Duty Feed Rotor Drop Floor Unblocking System
50 mm Bale Chamber Bearings* 1¼” Chain on the Bale Chamber Automatic Progressive Greasing System
Continuous Oiling System Expert Plus
(with Large Graphic Display)
500/50-22.5 Tyres
18 Roller Bale Chamber High Performance Vario Stretch Netter 25 Knife Chopper Unit
Knife Pressure Display Automatic Tailgate Opening & Closing Load Sensing Valve
* 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.

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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 finger feed rotor ensures a high-capacity flow of crop into the bale chamber.

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Chopper Units

Features

Chopper Units

To ensure a consistent and even chop quality, a robust and powerful 25 knife chopper unit has been developed for the McHale F5600 fixed chamber baler.

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Selectable Knife System

Features

Selectable Knife System

All McHale F5600 machines have the option to be fitted with a selectable knife system. Various knife configurations can be chosen depending on the knife bank specification.

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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 F5600 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 & Greasing

Features

Oiling & 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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Automatic Tailgate Operation

Features

Automatic Tailgate Operation

Once the bale is netted in the chamber of the McHale F5600 round baler, the tailgate of the baler automatically opens, allowing the high-density round bale to be ejected.

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Vario Stretch Net System

Features

Vario Stretch Net System

A high performance netter has been designed and developed for the F5000 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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Features

Expert Plus Control Console

Features

Expert Plus Control Console

The F5600 is equipped with an Expert Plus Control Box, which features a large graphic display; this allows the operator to monitor the baling process graphically from the control console.

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Options

Features

Options

McHale machines work in different conditions around the world. To optimise 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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    F5600 25 Knife Chopper Baler

    Watch the video for the McHale F5500 15 Knife Chopper Baler which with all 15 knifes engaged, can deliver a theoretical chop length of 65mm. It comes standard with the McHale Drop Floor Unblocking System, Heavy Duty Bearings on the bale chamber, heavy-duty chains and a continuous oiling system.

      Technical Specification

      Width 2.58 m (8’6″)*
      Length 4.05 m (13’3″)
      Weight 3700 kg (8,157 lbs)
      Height 2.45 m (8′)
      *Width will depend on tyre selection
      Working Width 2100 mm (6’11”)
      Pick Up Guide Wheels Standard
      Pick Up Lift Hydraulic
      Crop Roller Optional
      Short Crop Guard Standard
      Tine spacing 70 mm (2 3/4”)
      Tine Bars 5
      Number of Knives 25
      Theoretical Chop Length 46 mm (1 3/4”)
      Knife Protection Hydraulic
      Knife Deactivation Hydraulic from Cab
      Unblocking System Drop Floor
      Width 1.23 m (4′)
      Diameter 1.25 m (4’1”)
      Greasing Automatic Progressive
      Bearings 50 mm**
      Number of Rollers 18
      Bale Chamber Feed Fusion Rotor
      **Bearings are 55mm double raced on the main load points
      Net Adjustment In Cab
      Net System Vario Stretch
      Net Roll Capacity 1 + 1 Storage
      Control Manual or Automatic
      Gearbox Split Drive
      Main Drive Protection Cam Clutch
      Pick Up Protection Slip Clutch
      Chain Lubrication Continuous
      Control System Expert Plus Control Console
      Operation Automatic
      Density Adjustment In Cab

       

      Axle 8 Stud
      Tyres Standard 500/50 – 22.5
      Bale Kicker Indicator Standard
      Road Lights Standard
      Minimum Power Requirement 75 kW (100hp)
      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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