Hippo 6140 Metal Baler

The Hippo 6140 is designed to act as both a baler and a heavy-duty yard shear. Effectively combining two standard pieces of equipment into one robust unit. Available as a manual and semi-automatic baler. With a main ram  force of up to 146 tons, the Hippo is powerful enough to make compact bales out of pretty much most metal products.

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The Hippo has a big cutting capacity as well, with a shear force of 153 tons and cutting edges on three sides of the loading box it makes short work of over sized materials.

The JMC Hippo has been designed and built to last. The machine features hard wear plates in the bale box, return-line filters to reduce wear and tear on the hydraulic components and a lid fail safe mechanism to prevent accidental damage to the main ram rod. All ram rods are hard-chromed for maximum seal life. The Hippo can be equipped with a loading table and bale track, making loading the Hippo even easier and increasing throughput. We have also just developed a loading hopper that can be filled while the baler is compacting to speed up the loading time.  The Hippo will prove to be a rugged and reliable workhorse for your operation for many years to come.

192" L x 64" W x 96.5" H
chamber opening
40" x 24"
loading height
bale size
24" x 15.5"
weight with oil
30,900 lbs 9500 kg
oil capacity
225 gallons
standard electrics
power rating
2 x 30 hp electric motors 3 phase
max compression
146 tons
max shear force
153 tons
Manual or Semi Automatic