Packaging

 

Bale Requirements

Gilmac offer hay bales in a range of sizes to accommodate customer requirements.

Bale Size
Small Bales
Regular Bales
110 KG
220KG
Weight - Hay
23.5kg - 27kg
37kg - 55kg
110kg
220kg
Weight - Straw
22kg - 27.5kg
37kg - 55kg
110kg
220kg
Binding
2 Green Polyester Straps
3 or 4 Green Polyester Straps
8 Green Polyester Straps
8 Green Polyester Straps
Approximate No. of Bales/40ft Container
960 - 1125
480 - 716
240
120
Approx Max Net Weight/40ft Container
26,500kg
26,500kg
26,500kg
26,500kg
Maximum Gross Weight/40ft Container
30,480kg
30,480kg
30,480kg
30,480kg

* Customised bale weights available on application.

 

Container Packing Styles

Gilmac offer three (3) alternative packing styles for containerised shipments.

1. Strap-pack : Bales are unitised into packs of 12 or 16 regular bales with packs held together by 3 polyester straps. The packs are loaded into the shipping container 2 packs high, with a 12 bale pack as the base and a 16 bale pack loaded on top.

2. Stretch-Wrapped : Bales are unitised into packs of 12 or 16 regular bales with packs held together by P.P. film. The packs are loaded into the shipping container 2 packs high, with a 12 bale pack as the base and a 16 bale pack loaded on top.

3. Pull-pack : A pull-strap (made from webbed belting and a buckle) is placed around the bottom 2 strap or wrap packs. Using the loops on either side of the container, 4 packs can be pulled out of the container at once.

 

Small bale

Regular bale

12 Bale Strap Pack

16 Bale Strap Pack

12 Bale Wrap Pack

16 Bale Wrap Pack

Wrap pack container