Wrapping and tying

At a glance.

  • Save time with the automatic tying – this starts when the desired bale diameter is reached.
  • New, patented guiding plate for even more precise tying
  • New guiding plate for twine tying and net wrapping

Wrapping and tying

At a glance.

  • Save time with the automatic tying – this starts when the desired bale diameter is reached.
  • New, patented guiding plate for even more precise tying
  • New guiding plate for twine tying and net wrapping

Wrapping. Good things don't need to take time – they can be fast.

VARIANT 485-460

NEW: CLAAS Covered net wrapping.

The special net wrap linkage and the lateral spirals adjust the brake force to the decreasing net roll diameter. This ensures a consistent net tension and optimal coverage of the bale from edge to edge. The benefit for you: compact bales that keep their shape and are ready for further processing.

New and optional: the CLAAS Covered XW net wrap.

No matter whether with hay, straw or silage – the optional, extra-wide wrapping will deliver perfectly shaped, sturdy bales. The spiral rollers on the VARIANT ensure optimal overlapping and, consequently, protection of the bale edges. The ideal wrap material is the extra-wide, 1.30-m net roll ROLLATEX PRO XW.

Keep on baling, with no interruptions.

Round baling systems require the machine to stop briefly while the bale is wrapped or tied. However, even in this respect, the VARIANT offers a crucial benefit with its speed and efficiency. The process starts automatically once the desired bale diameter has been reached. The high belt speed of 3.00 m/s ensures an extremely fast tying cycle, making it possible to continue baling right away without wasting any time – and at record speed.

VARIANT 485-460
VARIANT 485-460

New, patented guiding plate increases reliability.

Developed by CLAAS, and patented by CLAAS – the newly developed guiding plate works in two stages, and ensures an even more reliable tying of the bale. The plate opens during the baling process, and this prevents feed matter from accumulating (Fig. 1). The plate closes again during the tying process. This ensures that the net or twine is guided optimally (Fig. 2). The result is an extremely reliable tying system – and extremely satisfied operators.

Optimised tying.

Both net wrapping and double-twine tying start fully automatically. The easily adjustable, precise tying mechanism ensures compact bales that keep their shape. There's a lot of storage space in the VARIANT for the necessary work materials. You decide whether to stow two net rolls or up to ten twine rolls on board.

Fast and reliable: twine tying.

Whether using net wrapping or tying with double twine, the VARIANT is highly impressive in the field. Following the fully automatic start, the easily adjustable precision tying system grips the bale tightly, producing solid bales that hold their shape – and at record speed, thanks to a bale rotation of 3.00 m/s.

Net wrappingCLAAS Covered net wrappingCLAAS Covered XW net wrappingTwine tying
VARIANT 485
VARIANT 480
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VARIANT 460

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VARIANT 485-460

Good visibility.

In order that you can see exactly where it's all happening, how the work is progressing, and if it's progressing at all, the wrap is located in an easily visible area, as is usual with CLAAS balers. The wide-opening panel allows for convenient cleaning and maintenance.