R5 Round Bale Handler

The McHale R5 round bale handler is ideal for collecting round bales, which have been tipped on their ends in the field. The McHale R5 Round Bale Handler can also be used to collect round bales, which have been left normally after a baler and rotate them through 90 degrees and stack them on their ends so that they hold their shape better.

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Features

Close Proximity to Loader Carriage

Features

Close Proximity to Loader Carriage

The McHale R5 round bale handler is designed to keep the round bale as close as possible to the loader carriage. This gives better control and balance.

Features

Bale Hands

Features

Bale Hands

The bale hands on the R5 round bale handler are designed so that they cradle the wrapped round bales without damaging the plastic.

Features

Lockable Arms

Features

Lockable Arms

On the R5 round bale handler one of the arms can be locked in position using pins, so only movement occurs in the other arm. This is useful when stacking round bales on a trailer or in confined spaces and sheds.

Features

Handling Unwrapped Bales

Features

Handling Unwrapped Bales

The R5 round bale handler can also be used to handle unwrapped round bales or load round bales onto linkage wrappers.

Features

Loading Bales for Transportation

Features

Loading Bales for Transportation

The R5 round bale handler is ideal for loading trailers to take bales to a storage or bale wrapping location.

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Loading a Static Wrapping Machine

Features

Loading a Static Wrapping Machine

The R5 round bale handler can be used to load a static bale wrapper such as the McHale 991 LBER. Once the bales are wrapped the R5 can rotate them through 90 degrees and stack the round bales on their ends, where there is more plastic and the bales hold their shape better.

Features

Firm Grip

Features

Firm Grip

The R5 has a heavy duty ram fitted with a check valve, maintaining a consistent grip of the round bale as it is being transported. This also ensures the loader operator does not have to keep topping up the grip on the loader.

    R5 – Round Bale Handler

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      Technical Specification

      Weight 160 kg / 352 lbs
      Height 0.59 m / 2’0”
      Length (overall) 1.42 m / 4’7”
      Length of Arms 1.2 m / 3’11”
      Max Width (Fully Open) 1.75 m / 5’9”
      Open Distance between the Arms 1.65 m / 5’5”
      Closed Distance between the Arms 0.67 m / 2’3” (Closed)
      Lifting Capacity 1100 kg / 2425 lbs
      Hydraulic Requirements One Double Acting Service
      Check Valve & Pipes Standard
      Minimum Hydraulic Pressure 150 bar / 2250 lbs/sq. in
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      Adapted for Multipurpose

      The McHale R5 round bale handler is ideal for collecting round bales, which have been tipped on their ends in the field. The McHale R5 Round Bale Handler can also be used to collect round bales, which have been left normally after a baler and rotate them through 90 degrees and stack them on their ends so that they hold their shape better.

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