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

Process cardboard, paper and polythene film recyclables with the BP18.

Key Features

  • Heavy duty design, proven long life
  • Bales up to 280kg
  • 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
  • Fast cycle time of 34 seconds

Bale Weights
250kg - 280kg
Weekly Volume
Material To Recycle
Cardboard / Paper, Plastic / Film

The BP18 vertical baler model 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 feed opening. With 18t pressing force it produces euro-pallet size bales weighing 250-300kg, depending on material.

The BP18’s 34 second cycle time and a number of labour-efficient, patented systems guarantee fast, efficient operation, a long working life and lowest lifetime costs.

With an annual waste amount from 25t to 100t our BP18 baler with its 18t pressing force is exactly the right solution for processing your recyclables.

In Summary

  • Proven manufacturer designed for 50,000 operating hours
  • Large infeed aperture
  • Bales up to 280kg – 16t loads achieved
  • PowerSave® low energy 4kw motor
  • TopPlus® ram guiding system
  • CircleSystem® hold down latches inside the press chamber
  • EasyTie® for quick, easy wire tie off
  • Auto cycle down and return
  • Fast cycle time of 34 seconds
  • Sliding door for safe, comfortable loading
  • Optional QuickDoor®
  • Bale full indictor for uniform bales
  • Push button controls with diagnostics
  • Safe bale door latch system & interlocks
  • Two handed control for safe bale ejection
  • Space saving design for indoor or outdoor installation

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

This machine comes in both wire-tie or strap-tie options, with these consumables able to be purchased directly from our website.

Take a look at our Supplies section for more information.

BP18 Strap BP18 Wire BP18 H790
Transport dimensions (W x D x H) 1958 x 1160 x 2936mm (1950mm min lowered) 2051 x 1159 x 2936mm (2049 lowered) 1958 x 1160 x 2836mm (2049mm lowered)


Power supply 400V, 50Hz, 16A
Electrical power 4kW
Pressing force 18t
Press stroke 890mm
Machine weight 1400kg
Machine dimensions (L x W x H) 1958 x 1160 x 2839mm
Filling opening 1190 x 555mm
Cycle time 34 seconds
Bale weight 250-300kg
Bale size (L x W x H) 1200 x 1200 x 800mm
Bale tying Strapping with four twines

BP18 H790 = 790mm press stroke

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Estimated Weekly Volumes

Based on a 50kg per m3 material density
Visual Size Guide
1100L bin
55kg approx.
8 yard skip
300kg approx.
16 yard skip
600kg approx.
40 yard skip
1500kg approx.