Introducing the Balepress 18

A perfect mid range baler with a whole host of benefit.

The Strautmann BalePress 18 is a high quality, German built machine, designed to be safe, fast and easy to use.

Loading large size or high volumes of materials is safe and easy through the large 1190mm wide x 555mm high feed opening.


With 180kn force it produces euro-pallet size bales (1200 x 800 x 1200mm) weighing 250-300kg (depending on material).


The BalePress 18 features a number of labour-efficient, patented systems that guarantee a long working life and lowest lifetime costs.

Strautmann products are developed and produced in compliance with the latest safety regulations and sold in over 42 countries around the world.


Process cardboard packaging and film recyclables like PET, aluminum, plastics and many more with the Balepress range.

With an annual waste amount from 25t to 100t our Balepress 18 baler with its 18t pressing force is exactly the right solution for processing your recyclables.

Superior equipment at a very competitive price.

Mid size baler ideal for making up to 30Kg bales of cardoard, polythene platic film, tins an cans and other plastics!


Heavy duty design, proven long life

Bales up to 300kg

FRONT bale tying with deep slots for safe wire threading, tie off bales in minutes

18-20t UK lorry loads achieved

Low power consumption 4kw motor

Large in feed aperture

Auto cycle down and return

Fast pump cycle of 32 seconds

Sliding door for safe, comfortable loading

Bale full indicator for uniform bales

Push button controls with diagnostics

Safe bale door latch system & interlocks

Two handed control for safe bale ejection

Tape or wire tied options available

Internal or external installation

Space saving design

Size 1910L x 1140W x 2820H (1950H for transport) mm

Power requirement 

400V, 16A, 3 phase + e + n, D Type Breaker

Mid Size Balers

Videos on how to use the BP18

Recent Installations Of Our Mid Size Balers & Related Blog Posts

​​After Sales Support

Our servicing, breakdown and collection services are managed effectively through our 24 hour helpdesk.

Full ticket history, compliance and auditing requirements are met through this system, providing unrivaled support for our customers.

Certain models of our equipment can also talk remotely to our helpdesk, so we are aware of machine faults potentially before our clients!

For more information please see our helpdesk and national servicing & breakdown pages below.

National Bale Collections
Add a collection service and profit on your waste!

Combine with our national collection service and we will pay you market leading rates for your recyclables. Most of our customers equipment is offset with revenue on their recyclables and many even turn a healthy profit!


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