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Agricultural Baling Twine for Automatic Balers

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

ASAE  ANSI/ASAE S315.5   August  2018

Keywords: Baling twine, Knot strength, Package dimensions, Tensile strength, Twine

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 The purpose of this standard is to provide uniform polyolefin and sisal agricultural baler twine specifications to ensure satisfactory performance in round and square balers and have adequate durability in normal storage and handling of baled forage and biomass materials.

1.2 This standard is intended to cover agricultural baler twines manufactured for use in round balers, small square balers, and large square balers. This standard is not intended to restrict manufacturers in the use of materials or manufacturing processes, rather create a minimum expectation of baler twine product performance.

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