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5 reasons why you should choose a vertical or horizontal baler for cardboard
19 november 2019
Running a business often involves a lot of cardboard and paper waste, and this grows with the development of the company. The more waste, the greater the cost of disposal and the more space required for storage. A vertical baler for cardboard or a horizontal baler can help to overcome the problem of excessive cardboard waste.
A cardboard baler is a machine which main task is to reduce the volume of waste. Such a machine can be a vertical baler as well as an automatic horizontal baler with a larger feed opening. A horizontal baler allows to adjust the length of a bale and facilitates compacting much more waste.
Reducing the volume of waste is not the only advantage of this type of equipment. Here are a few other benefits:
1. Reducing waste handling costs
Bramidan balers for cardboard can contribute to a significant reduction of company expenses. By compacting cardboard in a baler, you can quickly get rid of overfilled containers, because compacted waste takes up less space. When reducing the number of transported containers, your company can make a lot of savings.
Compacted cardboard boxes take up less space, and thus the frequency of waste collections can be reduced several times. It is therefore possible to reduce both transport costs and costs associated with waste storage.
Moreover, when your paper waste is compacted into ready-to-receive bales you may be able to negotiate better prices with your waste handling company. You may even gain considerable revenue from sale of cardboard and plastic bales. It is also worth knowing that compacted raw materials has a definitely higher value.
Horizontal baler CC - removing the bale
Horizontal baler CC - the bale ejection
Horizontal baler HPK - loading the baler with cardboard
Horizontal bales HPK - removing the bale
2. Space saving
The cardboard baler will reduce the amount of waste storage significantly, thus enabling more efficient use of the available space. All companies and stores, where each centimeter of warehouse space counts, will benefit from additional place. As it is known: waste volume reduction also means reduction in the costs of storage.
Effective space management is a very important element in the efficient functioning of the company - the space saved can be allocated, among others for deployment of additional assortment or new machines to improve the company's operation.
3. Improvement of logistics
The cardboard waste collected in the company requires regular transport to waste handling companies. The machine for compacting cardboards by reducing the volume of waste, allows to minimize the number of necessary transports, which in turn improves the logistics of the company.
Fewer transport courses mean fewer problems related to planning an effective schedule for waste disposal - rush hour and holiday periods will cease to be cumbersome. The company will be able to afford less frequent emptying of containers and thus avoid the paralysis caused by delayed collection of waste by an external company.
Additionally, the baler for cardboard can be equipped with the Bramidan Intelligent Monitoring Solution (BRA-IN). Thanks to the modem and SIM card installed in the device, you have access to information about the current filling level of the machine, the number of ready bales or even service needs. All this enables efficient transport organization when the amount of waste reaches a certain level.
BRA-IN - device monitoring system
4. Improving the safety of employees
Baler for cardboard can contribute to increase to security of employees. The compatibility of our machines with the EN16500 standard means, among others, that the device will not start operation until the door is closed, which eliminates the risk of accidentally starting the machine, and a dual security system of the device detects each failure and stops the device if a failure occurs.
The machines are tight and free of protruding elements, and have a strong spindle lock which ensures control of door opening. To remove the bale you need to use two hands at the same time - the bale ejection is therefore completely safe and controlled.
In addition, the equipment is characterized by quiet operation, so the employees are not exposed to high noise level.
Safe bale ejection
Safe closing of the door
5. Convenience and time saving
Baler for cardboard provides an easy and quick way to reduce the volume of waste by several times. Operation of the device is extraordinarily simple, so - after a short training, employees will be able to compact the waste without any problems. Simple control panel has only 2 buttons. In addition, the machine suggests the next step using the backlight and the full-light indicator tells you when the bale is ready to be tied.
Our balers with low profile can be placed close to the source of waste, thanks to which it is possible to quickly and extremely comfortably compact the cardboards. Time saved on waste handling will allow employees to focus on their daily duties.
Importantly, the baler for cardboard can be integrated with the production line - then the production residues are sent directly to the machine. Such work organization limits internal transport and increases work efficiency in the company.
X30 - loading the baler with cardboard
X30 - the bale ejection
These are of course not the only benefits...
These are obviously not the only benefits of using a baler of this type. Are you thinking about buying a baler for cardboard? Contact us - our staff will be happy to advise you on selecting a baler which will be the most suitable for your company.