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Densifying Forest Biomass into Large Round Bales

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Transactions of the ASAE. 27 (5): 1277-1281. (doi: 10.13031/2013.32959) @1984
Authors:   J. L. Fridley, T. H. Burkhardt

ABSTRACT A large round-bale hay baler was modified to examine the concept of baling forest biomass in large round bales. Material baled, feed orientation, and baler belt tension were varied to observe their effects on the baling process and bale density. Torque and power required to drive the baler were measured

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