Case IH has expanded its vary of enormous sq. balers with the addition of a brand new mannequin within the 120cm x 70cm phase.

Known as the LB 424 XLD, it produces 260cm lengthy bales that are as much as 10% heavier than these from the present LB 424 XL.

Two variations

The usual machine stays within the vary with the brand new unit being appended with a ‘D’ to indicate that it’s the excessive density model.

The corporate claims that the brand new mannequin will enchantment to those that want extra-dense giant sq. bales, offering most output, good dealing with and decrease transport prices.

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The brand new baler could also be troublesome to tell apart from its sibling but it surely has been strengthened internally

The elevated density is feasible as a result of baler’s strengthened plunger which offers 400kN (kilonewtons) of compression power, a 27% enhance over the present mannequin.

Its design additionally incorporates sturdy, perpendicular V-shaped assist beams constructed from 33% thicker 8mm metal, along with 4 sectional reinforcement plates as a substitute of two.

Further steel elsewhere

As well as, this newest model is supplied with strengthened baler chamber facet doorways that are twice as stiff as these on the unique.

The highest door and prime door density beams are additionally extra inflexible, whereas the entrance and flooring sections of the bale chamber are constructed of Hardox metal put on plates that are extra proof against abrasion.

Like its stablemate, the brand new baler is ready to regulate tractors pace routinely due to the ‘Feedrate Management’ possibility, whether it is put in.

This technique can even file bale weight, quantity and moisture knowledge via Case IH’s AFS Join know-how, though geolocating and tagging aren’t listed as normal options.

Clear knotting from Case

Each the balers use Case’s personal TwinePro knotter which eliminates twine offcuts and so avoids feed contamination.

Additionally they have a superb many options to ease upkeep, from computerized greasing, centralised lubrication, storage for 32 twine balls and direct entry to upkeep factors.

The LB 424 XLD is now obtainable to order for supply in 2023.