F5600 Plus

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The McHale F5600 PLUS is fitted with a servo operated load sensing control valve, which makes the baling process fully automatic. The machine is also equipped with a 25 knife chopping unit and an in chamber film bale binding system.


  • 2.1m Pick Up
  • High Capacity Fusion Rotor
  • 25 Knife Chopper Unit
  • Knife Pressure Display
  • Knife Position Sensor
  • Drop Floor Unblocking System
  • 18 Roller Bale Chamber
  • Load Sensing Valve
  • Automatic Tailgate Opening & Closing
  • 50 mm Bale Chamber Bearings
  • 1’-1/4” Chain on the Bale Chamber
  • Automatic Progressive Greasing System
  • High Performance Film Binding System
  • Continuous Oiler System
  • Expert Plus Control Box with Large Graphic Display
  • 500/50 – 22.5 tyres
  • Ability to use Film or Net Bale Binding


Dimensions & Weight
Width 2.58m
Length 4.05m
Weight 3850kg
Height 2.45m
Pick Up Lift Hydraulic
Crop Roller Optional
Short Crop Guard Standard
Tine Spacing 70mm
Tine Bars 5
Working Width 2100mm
Pick Up Guide Wheels Standard
Chopper Unit
Number of Knives 25
Theoretical Chop Length 46mm
Knife Protection Hydraulic
Knife Deactivation Hydraulic From Cab
Unblocking System Drop Floor
Bale Chamber
Diameter (m) 1.25
Width (m) 1.23
Bale Chamber Feed Fusion Rotor
Number of Rollers 18
Bearings 50mm**
Greasing Automatic Progressive
Net Wrap
Net Roll Capacity 1 + 1 Storage
Net System Vario Stretch
Control Manual or Automatic
Film / Net Adjustment In Cab
Gearbox Split Drive
Main Drive Protection Cam Clutch
Pick – Up Protection Slip Clutch
Chain Lubrication Continuous
Control System Expert Plus
Operation Automatic
Density Adjustment In Cab
Axle 8 Stud
Tyres Standard 500/50 – 22.5
Tyres Optional 520/55 R 22.5
Bale Kicker Indicator Standard
Road Lights Standard
Minimum Power Requirement 75kW (100hp)
Hydraulics 2 Double Acting Spools
**Bearings are double raced on the main load points