A trailed Chain bale processor suitable for feeding out a wide variety of mainly round bales and silage along with some square bales when using the optional side bars. The SL700X is tough and ideally suited for farms feeding 400-3000 bales each year.
Zinc plated chains rated to 24,000lbs with the larger diameter rollers and pins make our chain drive system almost twice as strong as our competitors. And the greater surface on each roller pin increases chain life because they can’t stretch or snake.
Bars are 4-5 times stronger torsionally than angle type bars of same size. We’ve bolted them to the chain which is stronger and for different bale types blank bars or bars with more aggressive teeth are available and can simply be bolted on in a matter of minutes.
Protected double sealed heavy-duty 4-bolt bearings with trash shields are mounted outboard of the feeding chamber, which makes them last longer than internally mounted bushes.
Our 6 tooth sprockets are made from Bisalloy (the same material a bulldozer blade is made from) so they last forever. With smaller diameter sprockets less torque is required to drive the chains, giving more drive power for tough bales. Designed so it is impossible for chain to jump off the sprocket saves you downtime in the field.
Fully enclosed extruded polyethylene floor reduces feed waste and it will never corrode. Being polyethylene it is slippery with 30% less drag compared to steel which makes feeding sticky silage or wet bales easy.
Even the stickiest bales are not a problem for our new bale chamber. It is steeper and deeper for feeding out a bigger variety of bales and preventing rollout on steep terrain. Increased front and rear bale chamber enclosure reduces feed falling out, and a high security bar holds the bale securely in the chamber.
A lower centre of gravity and steeper feed cradle result in a 20% increase in stability. This means greater safety and peace of mind when the going gets steep.
A beefed up drive system, including a newly designed coupling, provides unparalleled direct drive strength, while a bigger motor allows you to feed even the heaviest and sloppiest bales with ease.
You need to feed out in all conditions, so we’ve fitted the strongest stub axle on the market. The SL700X is suited to the fastest tractors available today. We’ve also made it adjustable so that it suits any terrain, without running over the feed.
Our heavy-duty 360 degree forged towing eye handles the roughest terrain without causing damage to your machine. It is also has adjustable height, so that it sits level on whatever size tractor you have.
Our single post drawbar design has set the benchmark in feeder maneuverability. Now it is completely removable, which means you can replace it without having to buy a whole new chassis. By lowering the drawbar, we’ve made it easier stepping from side to side.
Removable bearing covers protect the bearings from mud and make cleaning and greasing easy.
Our fully enclosed chassis prevents rust by stopping water getting in. We’ve built the SL700X with plenty of ground clearance to minimise bellying out and to avoid damage to chains and feed bars when it does touch the ground, we’ve made the underside of the chassis smooth, so it slides until the wheels gain traction again. Impressive strength to weight ratio has been achieved by constructing the SL700X from high tensile steel, which is 50% stronger than mild steel. Bolted construction eliminates stress cracking common with some conventional bale processors.
New Thermoform floor covers the driveshaft’s which eliminates any possibility of feed wrapping around the shafts or jamming.