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8915182 Ejector system for a square baler  
A control system is provided to select the number of dogs automatically in dependence of the position of the last completed bale in the bale case as indicated by the output of a sensor responsive...
8875625 Continuous square baler  
An improved baler designed in such a way as to allow for the continuous compression of foraged material and the ability to tie off rectangular bales without stopping a continuous compression...
8776679 Semi-automatic bale ejection sequence  
A bale ejection sequence for ejecting a bale from a baler is initiated from an operator command based upon monitored bale ejection factors. A controller implements a timing sequence that is based...
8770101 Method for controlling a twine brake device of a square baler  
A twine brake device is so controlled that during an initial period in which the bale chamber is not filled with harvested material, the average tension in the twine, wire or cord is higher than...
8677896 Square baler with a star wheel sensor  
A square baler has a baling chamber with slots in the top of the baling chamber for receiving twines to tie bales, and a star wheel sensor having a housing mounted on the exterior of the baling...
8671834 Twine tensioner arm position sensor arrangement  
A plurality of twine tensioner arms are mounted at evenly spaced locations across the baling chamber of a large square baler for pivoting vertically, against a yieldable bias, between upper and...
8596194 Method and apparatus for determining fraction of hay at different moisture levels  
A method and apparatus are provided for determining the fraction of hay at various moisture levels during an agricultural baling process. A moisture sensor array is provided on an agricultural...
8571744 Guidance method for agricultural vehicle  
An automated method and system includes an automatic guidance system (AGS) and swath pattern. The AGS steers a vehicle towing a rotary baler in an “S”, or oscillatory pattern around a...
8413574 Back-to-back bundle strapping machine  
A strapping machine that includes a strap chute defining an arch through which loads are conveyed, the arch having an entrance and an exit, infeed and outfeed conveyors positioned at the arch...
8371213 Diagnostic system for compactor/baler apparatus  
A diagnostic system for a compactor/baler includes a controller and a plurality of switches coupled to inputs of the controller. A first switch is in a first position when a ram of the...
8371214 Biometric reader for compactor/baler and method  
A compactor/baler for compacting materials includes a frame defining a compacting chamber, a platen movably mounted to the frame, a loading gate movably mounted to the frame and a control panel...
8234033 Guidance method for agricultural vehicle  
An automated method and system includes an automatic guidance system (AGS) and swath pattern. The AGS steers a vehicle towing a rotary baler in an “S”, or oscillatory pattern around a...
8141480 Automatic bale size calibration on round balers  
A method and apparatus for automatically calibrating a bale size indicator by using inputs from existing bale wrapper material monitors to determine the linear amount of wrapping material...
8087216 Cotton harvester for producing modules which can be automatically identified and oriented  
RFID tags pre-installed on bale wrap segments provide location information for a specific area of the bale wrap. RFID tag readers located on the cotton harvester provide signals for use by the...
8028499 Bale wrapper  
A bale wrapper is provided that comprises a rotating arm holding a film dispenser. The arm rotates around an axis thereby wrapping the film from the film dispenser around the bale. Rotation of the...
8011295 Fully automated twine wrapping system for a round baler having a simplified operator interface  
An automated bale wrapping control system for a round baler that includes a simplified remotely installable operator interface for installation on a tractor. The simplified operator interface...
7918072 Mechanical net wrapper  
A manually operated bale wrapping apparatus for a round baler having a wrapping apparatus position indicator device which is visually observable by an operator that enables the operator to...
7913482 Bale shape monitor for round balers  
A bale shape monitor for assisting an operator of a round baler. The bale shape monitor has an indicator with variable sensitivity. The indicator is less sensitive for small bales and more...
7849790 Single ram baler  
The present invention generally pertains to a single ram baler for baling recycled material. More specifically, the single ram baler of the present invention comprises a ram operable to move...
7591629 All terrain lumber collection and stacking apparatus  
An apparatus for picking up, stacking and bundling lumber, that comprises: a drive means, a conveyor assembly having a receiving bin and a conveyor, a stacking assembly operatively connected to...
7454877 Tension control system and method for tensioning a strapping material around a load in a strapping machine  
A strapping machine is provided to feed a strap around a load, position, tension and seal the strap around the load. The strapping machine includes a surface to support the load in the strapping...
7448316 Bale wrap or tie monitor  
These and other objects are achieved by providing a bale wrap or tie monitor that uses a sensor array to sense the presence or absence of twine, net or film after initial operation of the wrapping...
7428865 Press-type strapping machine  
A strapping machine includes a frame, a vertically movable upper carriage, a strap chute including an upper leg mounted to the movable upper carriage, a pair of spaced apart compression plates...
7428866 Device for tensioning and closing strapping bands  
The device tensions and closes strapping bands for packaging and suchlike. It has a band channel open longitudinally on one side in the longitudinal direction of the strapping band, a band...
7409814 Method of initiating automatic feed of bale wrapping material  
Large cylindrical bales of hay, straw, or other forage or fodder are usually wrapped with a filament-type product, typically twine, or a sheet-type product, typically netwrap material, after a...
7404355 Tractor and baler combination with automatic baling and tractor halt control  
A tractor comprises a tractor frame, driven ground engaging means, and an electronic tractor controller. A baler comprises a baler frame coupled or connected to the tractor frame, a crop receiving...
7380495 Strap feeding and withdrawing structure for a packing machine  
A strap feeding and withdrawing structure for a packing machine includes a driving member and a strapping member pivotally assembled on a main body of a conveying device and respectively driven by...
7337713 Bale wrapping pattern controller and method  
A bale wrapping control system that enables several custom bale wrapping patterns which more effectively wrap and maintain the integrity of bales formed in a round baler. The bale wrapping control...
7152521 Method and device for compressing square bales for stalk material  
In a method and a device for compressing square large bales for stalk material on large baling presses by using twines that engage across longitudinal sides and end faces of bales and are tied...
7021207 Rectangular baling press  
Cutting devices are known in rectangular baling presses that can be taken out of operation so that cut or uncut harvested material is selectively pressed. However, this is disadvantageous since it...
6966162 Device for wrapping a bale with a wrapping sheet and including a control unit responsive to wrapping condition sensor(s)  
The invention suggests a device for wrapping a bale with a wrapping sheet, which comprises one or more sensors that detect whether the bale is wrapped properly with the wrapping sheet. A baling...
6935227 Single pin gripper assembly for strapping machine head  
A gripper assembly for a strapping head for a strapping machine includes a body having a generally rectangular cross-section and defining a cavity therein having an end wall. The body has a...
6931986 Strapping machine automatically adjusting the strap tension  
A strapping machine automatically adjusting the strap tension includes a sensor to interact with two sense members fixed on a subordinate wheel of an advance and retreat device, which consists of...
6928787 Banding packing machine  
A banding packing machine capable of inexpensively detecting the end of a band reel, thereby contributing to a reduction in cost. In a banding packing machine having a back pool box in a packing...
6877420 Strapping machine with retained program timers for safety interlocks and method  
A method and control system for a strapping machine restarts the strapping machine at a point of interruption of the strapping machine cycle. The system and method determines the presence of a...
6817159 Packing method  
The distal end of a band remains held after a band-holding step. A band-tightening step is performed by operating a manual tightening switch, thereby driving a drive motor and hence rotating a...
6789469 Bundling assembly for strapping machine  
A bundling assembly for use with a strapping machine that is configured to position a strap material around a load and tension the strap material around the load includes first and second moving...
6786143 Baler control system  
A baler is described which has a collection chamber or duct and a baling chamber. Crop material enters the duct until a pre-determined level has been reached at which time a stuffer transfers the...
6766624 Controller in a banding packing machine  
A controller in a banding packing machine which can easily correct a shift from the predetermined timing cycle. The controller includes a cam shaft having a plurality of cams, a timing plate which...
6748990 Method and apparatus for waterproofing a wire harness  
A plurality of electric wires of a wire harness have a filler applied to predetermined waterproofing portions thereof. A sheet is wound on a peripheral surface of a bundle of electric wires to...
6745678 Deadlock strap releasing device for a strapping machine  
A deadlocked strap releasing device for a strapping machine includes a pull rod for pulling a pull rope for ejecting a deadlocked strap by a push member of a strap ejector above a worktable for a...
6708605 Strap reserving control device for a strapping machine  
A strap reserving control device for a strapping machine is to apply the relative action between a balancing weight unit and a balancing rod respectively fixed at the opposite ends of a rotating...
6708478 Device and procedure for regulating the bale length of a square baler  
The invention pertains to a device and procedure to regulate the bale length in a square baler. Sensors determine both the forward and backward movement of the crop bundle and transfer these...
6668516 Packing apparatus  
The distal end of a band remains held after a band-holding step. A band-tightening step is performed by operating a manual tightening switch, thereby driving a drive motor and hence rotating a...
6662713 Binding apparatus with a fusible band, and a delivery system incorporating the same  
An apparatus to be appended to a rotary printing press for binding successive stacks of printings with a thermally fusible paper band. Included is a band looper for loosely looping the band around...
6650946 Apparatus and method for planning and controlling production sequences  
An apparatus for planning and controlling production sequences, in particular printing processes in a printing system. The apparatus includes a sequence control apparatus formed of at least one...
6644181 Binding device for a big baler  
A binding device for a baler including at least one twine needle, a knotter shaft for driving the needle, a one-stop clutch for connecting the knotter shaft with the plunger drive and for...
6629398 Strapping machine with improved refeed  
A strapping machine for positioning a strapping material around an associated load and sealing the strapping material to itself around the load, includes a frame, a feed assembly mounted to the...
6622619 Rod-actuating strap control device for a strapping machine  
A rod-actuating strap control device for a strapping machine includes a rod-interacting unit composed of an actuating rod and a weight rod assembled on a rotary member and the relative action...
6622455 Round baler with semi-automatically sequenced operating cycles and selectively variable point of operator intervention  
A semi-automatic round baler having an “auto kick” or “auto wrap” mode. In the auto kick mode, at the conclusion of the forming cycle the baler will stop and await the operator's signal to...

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