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baling

[′bāl·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A technique used to convert loose refuse into heavy blocks by compaction; the blocks are then burned and are buried in sanitary landfill.
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When baling came along, America's farmers welcomed the development.
When it comes to baling light metals for export, the first issue that comes to mind for many is bale size.
When it comes to baling, I've learned from trial and error," Trick reports.
The most important thing to do is to get good bale density," says Joe Szany, director of Nexgen Baling Systems and international sales at Marathon Equipment, Vernon, Ala.
BE FORECEFUL Among the common mistakes that recyclers who are new to baling plastics make is choosing undersized baling equipment that is not heavy-duty enough to stand up to the application, Bob Pfeffer, vice president of sales, western division, Harris Waste Management Group, says.
All buyers of baling equipment should insist on high-energy, efficient motors and associated starting devices, which start the motors slowly without the normal power surge," he says.
Thanks to intelligent planning and the right baling operation, this center sets a standard of efficiency that keeps Brookstone on a fast track.
In addition to representing NexGen products in the recycling, document destruction, scrap, material recovery, printing/converting and other industries that use baling and conveyor systems.
For recyclers, baling is an operating cost that has to be covered before any profits can be made.