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At the higher end of the McHale F5000 Fixed Chamber Round Baler Range is the McHale F5600 fully automatic round baler, this is the highest specification round baler in the McHale F5000 round baler range.

The McHale F5600 is fitted with a servo operated load sensing control valve and an expert plus control console, which makes the round baling process fully automatic.

Once the round bale is formed, net is automatically applied; the tailgate then automatically opens releasing the high density round bale, the tailgate on the F5600 baler then automatically closes and pressurises.

The F5600 fully automatic round baler comes standard with all the high specification features of the F5500 round baler but also benefits from;

  • An Expert Plus Control Console with a Large Graphic Display
  • A High Capacity 25 Knife Rotor (Optional)
  • Automatic Tailgate Operation
  • Drop Floor Unblocking Cycle
  • Bale Kicker Sensor
  • In Cab Net Adjustment
  • In Cab Bale Density Adjustment


Dimensions & Weight
Width 2.58m
Length 4.05m
Weight 3700kg
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
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