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Maintenance Tips of Metal Scrap Baler

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Metal scrap/waste recycling is a big challenge for global environmental and resource, nowadays modern technology offers innovative proper solutions to the problem of scrap metal disposal. One of them is the metal scrap recycling equipment,especially metal scrap baling machine. It also known as metal scrap baler/scrap compactor which are used to compress ferrous and non-ferrous scrap to small blocks.


With rich experience on manufacturing and supplying this machine, we'd like to list some tips regarding the baler machine's maintenance for guiding our users.

Maintaining a hydraulic metal baler is crucial to ensure its optimal performance, extend its lifespan, and minimize downtime. Here are some general maintenance guidelines for a hydraulic metal baler:

1.Read the Manual

Familiarize yourself with our instructions and guidelines provided in the equipment manual. Follow the recommended maintenance schedule and procedures specific to your baler model.

2.Regular Cleaning

Clean the baler regularly to remove dirt, debris, and metal scraps that could accumulate and affect its operation. Pay particular attention to the ram, chamber, and feeding mechanism.


Proper lubrication is essential for the smooth operation of the hydraulic system. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for lubricating points, types of lubricants to use, and frequency of lubrication. Be sure to use lubricants suitable for hydraulic systems.

4.Hydraulic Fluid Inspection

Check the hydraulic fluid level regularly and maintain it within the recommended range. Inspect the fluid for any signs of contamination, such as metal particles or water. If necessary, replace the hydraulic fluid following the manufacturer's guidelines.

5.Filter Maintenance

Hydraulic systems often have filters to remove contaminants from the fluid. Check and clean or replace the oil inlet and outlet filters as recommended by us to prevent clogging and maintain the system's efficiency.

Filter of metal scrap baler machine

Return oil filter and high pressure oil filter

6.Cylinder Inspection

Inspect the hydraulic cylinders for any signs of leaks, damage, or wear. Replace seals or damaged components promptly to prevent further issues and ensure proper functioning.

heavy rebars steel metal baler machine

Y81S-5000 Twin main cylinders metal baler in customer site

7.Electrical System

Check the electrical connections, wiring, and control panels regularly to ensure they are secure and free from damage. Clean any dust or debris that may accumulate on electrical components.

8.Safety Checks

Regularly inspect the safety features of the baler, such as emergency stop buttons, safety switches, and guards. Ensure they are all functioning properly and make any necessary adjustments or repairs.

9.Training and Operator Awareness

Provide proper training to operators on the safe and correct use of the baler. Encourage them to report any issues or abnormalities they encounter during operation promptly.

10.Professional Maintenance

Consider scheduling regular maintenance inspections by qualified technicians or service professionals. They can conduct in-depth checks, identify potential problems, and perform any necessary repairs or adjustments.

Remember, these maintenance guidelines serve as general recommendations. Always refer to our specific instructions and guidelines for your hydraulic metal baler model. Regular maintenance and prompt repairs will help to keep your baler in optimal condition, ensuring efficient metal baling operations.

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