Following on from the launch of the film binding system on the iBIO+ last year, Kuhn Farm Machinery has now introduced the bale wrapping system as an option on the latest version of its FBP 3135 BalePack fixed chamber round baler-wrapper combi.

The twin satellite film binding system uses two film reels to bind the cylindrical side of the bale, which says Kuhn, offers several advantages compared to other film binding systems. This includes the ability to use standard sized rolls therefore eliminating the need to order separate binding and wrapping film. The company says the system reduces film usage by up to 30% by pre-stretching prior to application and boasts quicker and easier roll loading thanks to a system which hydraulically folds the film reels into their loading/unloading position.

The FBP can also be used with conventional net binding, and switching between film and net binding is said to be quick and simple as the two systems are separate. Overall dimensions of the FBP 3135 are 6.46m (length), 2.73m (height) and 2.99m (width), and the machine’s net weight is from 5,600kg depending on options selected.