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New Holland’s all-new Roll-Belt variable chamber round balers

Published on 11 November 2014
Roll-Belt variable chamber round baler

The New Holland, all-new Roll-Belt variable chamber round balers replace the BR7000 Series and deliver capacity increases of up to 20 percent when compared to their predecessors.

Available in 4-foot and 5-foot bale widths, they are a good choice for livestock operations and custom balers alike. For over 40 years, the company has produced over 235,000 variable chamber round balers.

“The Roll-Belt baler enables operations to specify the baler that suits their needs. The standard rotor SuperFeed and professional CropCutter variants enable tailored baling,” says Bob Hatz, head of hay and forage product management. “The all-new pickup, repositioned back wrap roll and endless belt design will deliver significant productivity gains.”

New pickups and feeders

The ActiveSweep, SuperFeed and CropCutter pickups have been completely redesigned to boost capacity by up to 20 percent. The standard-duty, four-tine bar pickup, available on the ActiveSweep, has a 23 percent larger diameter and 80 percent thicker walled tubular tine bars, as well as a 10 percent larger center hex shaft.

The heavy-duty, five-tine bar pickup, standard on SuperFeed and CropCutter, optional on ActiveSweep, establishes a new level of durability with solid steel, split center tine bars for ease of service and lower cost of ownership. Complete with 6mm reinforced rubber tines, which are 10 percent stiffer laterally and last five times longer, the pickup maintains peak performance in difficult, uneven windrows.

The new optional feed assist roll transfers the crop from the pickup to the rotor while simultaneously merging the flow of the crop to ensure that it matches the exact width of the bale chamber.

The new castoring gauge wheels allow the pickup to stay against the ground without scuffing the ground to get all the crop, even on sharp turns in field corners. FG

—From New Holland news release

Photo provided by New Holland.