New Holland BigBaler 340 High Density CropCutter® Rotor Cutter

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Features

HIGH-DENSITY PERFORMANCE
BigBaler 340 High Density balers can deliver up to 22% higher-density bales than other conventional large square balers, and up to 15% more when compared to BigBaler 340 PLUS models.

SMOOTH BALER ENGAGEMENT
Exclusive SmartShift™ gearbox features two-speed start-up technology for smooth baler engagement while protecting the tractor’s driveline.

HYDRAULIC AXLE SUSPENSION
Provides excellent ground following ability and superior accessibility underneath the baler.

STRONGER KNOTS
Patented Loop Master™ knotter system increases overall bale tensile strength up to 26% for lower operating costs while eliminating twine offcuts.

Specifications

BigBaler 340 High Density CropCutter® Rotor Cutter  
Bale Dimensions  
Width in. (cm) 47 (120)
Height in. (cm) 35 (90)
Minimum / Maximum length in. (cm) 39 / 118 (100 / 300)
Tractor Requirements  
Minimum PTO power hp(hp) [kW] 250-270 (186-201)
PTO speed / type 1000 rpm / 20 spline shaft
Hydraulic remotes  2 x double acting 1 x single acting -  2 double acting + load sensing power beyond port*
Main Drive  
SmartShift™ two-speed powershift gearbox - Two-speed / lower torque start-up Standard
SmartShift™ two-speed powershift gearbox - Smart brake plunger technology Standard
SmartShift™ two-speed powershift gearbox - Overload protection Standard
Flywheel diameter in. (mm) 42.5 (1080)
Flywheel weight lb.(kg) 714 (324)
Super-duty main gearbox - Enclosed sextuple reduction gearing Standard
Super-duty main gearbox - Twin drive gears turning the main ouput gear Standard
Main gearbox type input speed (rpm) 1440
5 Bar MaxiSweep™ Pick-up  
Width (DIN 11220) ft. (m) 7.7 (2.35)
Roller windguard Standard
Feed assist auger - chain driven Standard
Feed assist auger - hydraulic driven Optional
Number of double tines 85
Tine diameter in. (mm) 0.2 (5.5)
Flotation Adjustable spring
Removable gauge wheels Standard
Removable castering gauge wheels Optional
HD 15x6.00-6 gauge wheel tires Standard
Pick up slipclutch protection Standard
Packer Feeding System  
Feeder -
Feed assist auger -
CropCutter® System  
Number of knives 29
Theoretical cut length in. (mm) 1.5 (39)
Full access, slide-out knife drawer Standard
Knife activation, in - out Hydraulic
Knife blanking plates & storage Standard
Hydraulic drop-floor slug release Standard
Spring-loaded knife protection Standard
Hard-faced rotor Standard
Rotor protection Standard
Pre-Compresstion Chamber & Stuffer  
SmartFill™ II system Standard
Stuffer activation Automatic charge sensing
Stuffer mechanism Fork with 6 tines
Stuffer drive Oil-bath gearbox
Stuffer speed up to 48 cycles per minute
Stuffer protection Shear bolt (M10x90)
Plunger  
Speed Strokes/min 48
Length of stroke in. (mm) 29 (748)
Tying System  
Loop Master™ double knot type Standard
Twine type 100-130 m/kg grade
Number of twines 6
Knotter fan type Electric
Number of knotter fans 3
Knotter engagement system Electronic
Knotter function alert Monitor and knotter flags
Knotter lubrication Grease / Autolube
Twine ball capacity 36 XL
Hydraulic foldable twine boxes Standard 
Bale Density System  
Operation Manual or automatic density
Number of cylinders 7 double acting cylinders
Hydraulic system type Proportional controlled
Precision Farming Solutions  
ISOBUS Class III with AEF Certification Standard
ISOBUS compatible for Virtual Terminal - less display Standard
IntelliView™ IV color touchscreen display Optional
ISOBUS III IntelliCruise™ System Optional
ActiveWeigh™ Bale Weight System Optional
Moisture sensing - rub pad Optional
Moisture sensing - star wheel Optional
PLM GPS data logging Optional
CropSaver™ Crop Preservative Applicator Optional
Camera monitoring system Optional
Lights  
Front & rear road & signal lights Standard
1 x Rotary beacon Optional
2 x Rear work lights Standard
LED Strip needle light Standard
LED Strip pickup light Standard
LED Strip knotter lights Standard
LH/RH - LED twine box lights Optional
LH/RH - LED stuffer lights Optional
Axles, Tires & Wheels  
Large wheel tandem axle Standard
Hydraulic adjustable suspension Standard
Maximum steering angle 14°