How to bale cardboard with a baler (Video & Instructions)

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How to bale cardboard with a baler (Video & Instructions)

How to properly use a vertical or horizontal baling machine?
Updated on Oct. 13, 2021 | Authors: Pim Brouwer & Brent Nijssen

For baling OCC, boxes and other cardboard waste into a dense bale, you need a vertical or horizontal cardboard baling machine. How do you operate these machines and how does the baling process work for each type of baler? We’ve selected the best instructional demonstration videos on using cardboard balers for your inspiration.

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How to videos on cardboard balers:

Watch infomrative YouTube videos on vertical and horizontal balers.

  1. How to bale cardboard with a vertical baler?
  2. How to bale cardboard with a horizontal closed-end baler?
  3. How to bale cardboard with a horizontal open-end single-ram baler?
  4. How to bale cardboard with a horizontal open-end two ram baler?

How to bale cardboard with a vertical baler?

A vertical baler is a compact recycling machine that compresses cardboard waste into a single bale with a vertical ram. These manual baling machines are meant for low volume baling of cardboard waste. Learn more about vertical balers.

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How to make a cardboard bale with a vertical press
By: Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

Watch on YouTube


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Cardboard baling instructions for a HSM V-Press baler
By: HSMmediaChannel

Watch on YouTube


How to bale cardboard with a horizontal closed-end baler?

A horizontal closed-end baler is a semi-automatic baler for baling large quantities of cardboard waste. These closed-door balers produce 4-5 bales of OCC per hour that are tied manually by the operator. Learn more about horizontal closed-end balers.

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Closed-end baler with conveyor system
By: HSMmediaChannel

Watch on YouTube


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Small footprint horizontal baler with tipping system
By: HSMmediaChannel

Watch on YouTube


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Closed-end baler with forklift and hopper
By: Gradeall International

Watch on YouTube


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Process of making a cardboard bale + how to tie
By: MACFAB WASTE BALERS

Watch on YouTube


How to bale cardboard with a horizontal open-end single-ram baler?

A horizontal baler with open-end is an auto-tie baler, which means it is full automatic. The base variant is a single-ram baler that contains one horizontal cylinder to compact the waste materials into a dense bale. Open-end balers are capable of processing large volumes of waste. Learn more about open-end balers.

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Channel baling press with conveyor system
By: HSMmediaChannel

Watch on YouTube


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Channel baler with a bin lifter and 4-fold binding
By: PRESTO GmbH & Co. KG

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Open-end channel baler with bin lifter
By: Bramidan USA

Watch on YouTube


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Baling process with conveyor and pre-compression lid
By: Presona Sweden

Watch on YouTube


How to bale cardboard with a horizontal open-end two ram baler?

A horizontal open-end baler with two rams is the most powerful type of baling machine. This twin ram variant has two rams for compressing cardboard and other bulky waste materials into dense and compact bales. Learn more about open-end balers.

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Two ram auto-tie baler with a pre-compression lid
By: Olympic Wire & Equipment, Inc

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Two ram baler with conveyor and auto-tie function
By: Sierra International Machinery

Watch on YouTube


Customer references

What type of businesses use a cardboard baler and what type of baling machine did they choose? Balers are used in many industries, such as recycling, print, retail, workshops, logistics, and hotels. A vertical or horizontal cardboard baler suits any business that wants to reduce the volume of their waste streams and produce dense bales out of it.

Read inspiring and helpful customer experiences on the reference pages from Bramidan and HSM.


Which baler is right for you?

Choosing the right baler for your needs asks for expert advice. And we are here to help you find the best baler for your company. You can read more about vertical cardboard balers, find more information about horizontal balers, or request a free quotation. We make sure that one of our experts contact you as soon as possible.