Patent Number: 7,085,625

Title: Control system for baling machine

Abstract: A control system for a bulk material baler embodied in a machine readable data structure and including an instruction to a moveable guide track to move from a removed position to a closed position to create a guide track loop around a volume of bulk material to be baled while that bulk material is under compression and also including in instruction to a bale strap feed drive to feed a pre-determined length of strapping around the guide track loop, and including an instruction to a cutter to cut the end of the bale strap and including an instruction to a strap fastener to fasten together the ends of the bale strap and including an instruction to remove the moveable guide track section from around the bale and an instruction to release compression and an instruction to eject a bound bale.

Inventors: Timothy; Stamps (Carl Junction, MO), Daniel; Bart (Kennesaw, GA), Phillips; Steven (Columbus, GA), Dutton; James (Phenix City, AL)

Assignee: L&P Property Management Company

International Classification: G01M 1/38 (20060101); B65B 13/02 (20060101); G05B 13/00 (20060101); G06F 19/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018