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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Device to Reduce Bale Packaging
See also: US Patent Office Full Record

Southeast Area
  Stoneville, Mississippi


Patent Number: 5852969
Docket Number: 897
Serial Number: 8890890
Date Patented: 12/29/1998

Technology Description:

The invention relates both to a device and methodology for reducing the forces necessary for the baling of material such as cotton. Compression platens are shaped to conform and distribute energy more effectively to bale binding sites. Significant cost savings result from a marked reduction in energy consumption and a downsizing in system requirements.

Reference:

Please refer to Patent Number 5,852,969, which issued December 29, 1998.

Inventor:

William S. Anthony
USDA, ARS, MSA
Stoneville, MS 38776
(601) 686-3094 / Fax: (601) 686-9965

Last Modified: 2/24/2014