Europress Balex 20 Waste Baler

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Heavy Duty Baler with Cross Cylinder Design

The Balex 20 baler is a heavy duty and compact machine. It’s equipped with cross cylinders that give stable compression and its compact design, with a very low overall height, makes it very easy to locate in small spaces.

It has a spacious chamber area, allowing for the easy compaction of large boxes. Overall, it’s an excellent choice for a wide range of uses.

The Balex 20 has clear user pictogram instructions on the front panel for ease of operator usage and the key operated stop switch is fitted as standard.


Bale Dimensions H x W x D (mm) 800 x 1200 x 840
Bale weight cardboard approx. (kg) 200-250
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Technical Info

  • Bale weight cardboard approx (kg) 200-250
  • Dimensions H x W x D (mm) 1950 x 1840 x 1100 – Low height & very quiet in operation 59 (dB)
  • 20 ton compaction force • cycle time 23 secs
  • Key operated lock switch fitted as standard
  • Two modes of operation, one for cardboard and the other for plastics
  • Cross cylinder design
  • Balex is very simple and safe to use with clear pictogram operating instructions on the front panel
  • Opening the chamber is quick and easy with the quick to release door handle
  • SMART functions
  • Bale full light when bale is finished
  • Meets EN 16500 Safety Standard
  • Our 13mm strap (200m lengths), or depending on the waste stream, our 16mm strap is ideally suited for use with this machine

Technical Summary

Model Balex 20
Compaction force (t) 20
Power supply 3 × 400V 50Hz 16A
Motor (kW) 4.0
Noise level (dB) 59
Cycle time (sec) 23
Dimensions H x W x D (mm) 1950 x 1840 x 1100
Weight (kg) 1470
Feed opening H x W x D (mm) 530 x 1120 x 800
Feed height (mm) 940
Bale dimensions H x W x D (mm) 800 x 1200 x 840
Bale weight cardboard approx (kg) 200-250

Additional Info

Fast cycle time of just 23 seconds

The strap box is conveniently located at the front of the baler, which along with the integrated strap cutting blade makes it very easy and quick to both change the strap and tie off the bale.

A fast cycle time of 23 seconds saves the operator time.

Two Year Parts and Labour Warranty


The bale full light switches on when the bale is ready and with a safe, two handed operation, the is bale ejected onto a standard EUR pallet.

Balex utilizes a smart-central system that has been tested in Europress’s range of compactors for a number of years, with a second generation version now in use.

All the best features of the original design have been improved for the Balex baler range, with lots more functions added that have been specifically designed for balers.

If you would like to know more about our waste management products, the Balex 20 or any of our Vertical Balers please contact us.

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