Document Type

Report

Publication Date

12-11-1979

Abstract

A compactor device for iarge round bales is disclosed comprising a horizontally disposed cylindrical housing containing a plunger, a double toggle mechanism connected to the plunger, a hydraulic cylinder connected to the double toggle mechanism for driving the plunger, and a stabilizer linkage connected to the plunger and the double toggle mechanism for maintaining the plunger in a vertical position during compaction of a bale.

Patent Number

4,177,723

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Application Number

876.055

Date Filed

2-8-1978

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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