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Mill Size Balers

Introducing Mill Size Balers

Balepress 28, 53

The Strautmann BalePress 53 is a high quality mill size baler.


Manufactured with German innovation, precision and quality. Designed to be safest, fastest and easiest vertical baler to use on the market.


Both models have mill size baler chambers for large or high volumes of cardboard and polythene films.

Available with a dual pressure switch to allow for a business to bale both cardboard and polythene with the one baler machine.

The Mill size chamber is 1192mm wide x 575mm high.


With a 54 metric tonne press force this mill size baler produces:


Euro-pallet size bales (1200 x 800 x 1200mm)


Weighing 450-500kg.

This model a perfect cardboard baler or for baling polythene films.

Mill Size Baler Benefits​

Balepress 53

Bales up to 500kg

Balepress 28

Bales up to 400kg

Maximum Rebates

24t UK lorry loads achieved

Improve your sustainability

Low power consumption 4 kW motor

Save time

Auto cycle down and return


Bale more

Fast machine cycle of 32 seconds

Ease of loading 

Large infeed aperture

Sliding door for safe, comfortable loading

Easy to use

Bale full indicator for uniform bales

Push button controls

Deep slots for safe wire threading, tie off bales in minutes

Two handed control for safe bale ejection (no manual handling)

24/7 Support

 Diagnostics for quick fault finding to keep you operational

Safe Operation

 Safe bale door latch system & interlocks

Flexible machine placement

Internal or external installation

Space saving design:

Wire tied from the front

Size 2000L x 1180W x 3160H (2250H for transport) mm

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

Wire or tape tied options available

Our BalePress range of vertical balers feature a number of labour-efficient, patented innovations.

These guarantee a long working life (in excess of 15 years) and result in our mill size balers representing true value for money when compared with other budget range verticals on the market.


Our mill size balers are developed and produced in compliance with the latest safety regulations and are sold in over 62 countries around the world.


Process cardboard packaging and film recyclables like PET, aluminum, plastics and much more with the Balepress vertical range which includes small and mid size models. 

If you require a larger vertical baler or for rigid hard plastics, visit our Industrial Balers page.

Refurbished Stock Available

If you aren't looking for the latest innovation and or new machinery, we have refurbished stock available. These machines include servicing and warranty to provide complete peace of mind, just like buying a new machine!

Mill Size Baler Videos - Balepress 28 & 53

Recent Installations Of Our Mill Size Balers & Related Blog Posts

National Bale Collections

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!


​​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.

Photos of our vertical balers - BP28 and 53
Data Sheets


Alternative Models & Innovations

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South (Main Office) 01732 852244   
Midlands 01138 680431  
North 01316 080645
Email: sales@compactandbale.com
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