SQUARE BALE CARRIER Model 4480

Square Bale Carrier
WITH YEARS OF ON-FARM TESTING AND REFINEMENTS THE FARM KING 4480 SQUARE BALE CARRIER OFFERS SIMPLIFIED OPERATION AND AN INTUITIVE DISPLAY.

The Farm King 4480 Square Bale Carrier picks, hauls and stacks eight 48" x 48" bales or can double row twenty 32" x 34" x 96" bales, and features a host of new innovations and technology designed to increase efficiency and minimize bale damage. The Farm King 4480 Square Bale Carrier is designed to follow the same path as the baler.

Model 4480
Capacity GVW 37,440 lb (16,983 kg)
48" x 48" (122 x 122 cm) bales: 8, single row on carrier
32" x 35" (81 x 90 cm) bales: 20, double row on carrier
36" x 48" (91 x 122 cm) bales: 16, double row on carrier
Tractor Requirements 100 hp (75 kW) at 16,700 lb (7,575 kg)
Deck Length 34' (10.4 m)
Overall Length 42.66' (13 m)
Transport Width 10.16' (3.1 m)
Weight 9,485 lb (4,302 kg)

Features

STRUCTURE
The Farm King 4480 square bale mover features a heavy- duty undercarriage to support heavy loads under stress. The tandem walking beam axles reinforce the overall stability and structural integrity.
UNLOADING
Unloading is quick and easy thanks to the innovative design of the carrier. The rear deck tilts backward, resting the back half of the load on the ground. Move the carrier forward and return the tilt deck to the neutral position. Push the remaining bales to the back of the carrier and repeat the process.
STACKING
The bales are stacked in tight rows. The strings are not touching the ground, which prevents prolonged exposure to surface moisture. As settling occurs, the bales rest together in a structurally sound stack.
REDUCE STRESS
The beams on the carrier deck have been covered with a special graphite coating that allows the bales to slide with minimal effort.
BALE PUSHER
After bales are lifted onto the deck, a pusher powered by two hydraulic motors moves the bales rearward. If the pusher senses resistance from a heavier-than average bale during regular operation, it automatically shifts to ‘low’ for five seconds to provide more power to push the bale. If the bale will not move, a sensor sends a message to the monitor to alert the operator. The sensor on the pusher motor counts revolutions to efficiently measure the pushback distance.
CHAIN
The chain that powers the pusher is recessed beneath the beams so the weight of the bale is never resting fully on the chain, minimizing bale stress and limiting the chance of string breakage.
HYDRAULICS
The bale carrier automatically adjusts its hydraulic configuration to correspond with the hydraulic system on the tractor, as selected by the operator. The bale carrier is compatible with open-center, closed-center, or load-sensing closed-center hydraulic systems.
CARRIER ARM
The reinforced carrier arm enhances the structural integrity of the machine. Hydraulic hoses and electronic sensors have been positioned to avoid being pinched or damaged by moving parts.

A hand-held control and a system monitor are responsible for programming and operating the Farm King 4480 Square Bale Carrier. The hand-held control activates the pickup arm and initializes the pickup sequence and operates the pusher and tilt deck.

SYSTEM MONITOR

Shipped from the factory with default settings and preset bale sizes, the bale carrier is ready for operation once the operator indicates the type of hydraulics the operating tractor is using. The carrier adjusts its hydraulic operation to match that of the tractor.

HAND-HELD CONTROL

The hand-held control connects to the in-cab harness, which is compatible with the standard 3-tab accessory port on most tractors. The wiring harness is designed to make connections to the power supply and components virtually fool-proof.

Designed to be intuitive and straightforward, the main menu offers four options, selected by buttons located next to the screen: AUTO MODE, CALIBRATE, DIAGNOSTIC, and MANUALS.

AUTO
The operator simply chooses from one of the preset bale sizes listed on the monitor and indicates preference of single- or double-row stacking.

CALIBRATE
Every operator has a different set of requirements and the 4480 Square Bale Carrier has several customization options. On the monitor, the operator can set grab arm approach height, squeeze pressure and lift height. A pressure status bar on the monitor allows for quick fine-tuning and customization, and three memory slots are available for various bale sizes.

DIAGNOSTIC
The carrier features a diagnostic mode that provides the status of seven sensors strategically placed throughout the machine. When the machine is in its neutral, or "Home" position, a quick check of all seven sensors will indicate that the machine is ready to use, or specify which area of the carrier needs attention.

MANUALS
This mode allows the operator to manually operate each function of the bale carrier, which is useful for picking up a bale that is heavier than the others, or is a different size.

Manuals

Model 4480XD Date Posted
Operator and Parts - 2017 January 2017
Model 4480 Date Posted
Operator and Parts - 2015 January 2015
Operator and Parts - 2014 December 2014
Operator and Parts - 2011 April 2011

Manuals: Past Models

Model 4500 Date Posted
Operator and Parts - 2009 August 2012
Inland Hayliner 4000 Date Posted
Operator and Parts - 2003 July 2013