horizontal baling press / channel / top-loading / for cardboard boxes
VK 12018 series



  • Orientation:


  • Loading:

    channel, top-loading

  • Product applications:

    for cardboard boxes, for paper, for plastics, for waste

  • Other characteristics:


  • Compression power:

    1,200 kN

  • Bale weight:

    Max.: 1,100 kg (2,425 lb)

    Min.: 700 kg (1,543 lb)


HSM presents VK 12018 channel baling press. It is suited for professional management of waste or large industrial applications. Example applications include processing industry, disposal firms, PET bottles/UBC disposal, department stores, document shredding plants, and printing and paper industry. The press can handle throughput of nearly 1066 m³/hour. It provides very high pressing power.

The press has perfect bale dimensions and weights for high-efficiency truck loading. It has a big loading aperture, which is suited for heavy materials. It can handle big volumes. It has a 5-fold strapping for excellent bale output, even with expanding materials. It is suited for non-stop operation with all regular conveyor and feeding facilities. The press has a robust steel construction, and uses a highly wear-proof and interchangeable Hardox steel.

VK 12018 has big inspection doors, which provide easy access to all servicing components. It has a latest, advanced control programme with a touch screen. The press is well proven, and is suited for multiple applications. It can handle a range of materials like paper and foils, cardboard, sorted residual waste, DSD goods, and substitute fuels.

Also available optionally is VK 12018 R with Hardox steel, which is suited for residual waste.