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A new versatile variable chamber baler which offers perfect shaped bales

In the spring of 2017 Lely introduced the Lely Welger RP 180 V, a variable chamber baler that offers ultimate flexibility. This new baler is the big brother of the RP 160 V model which was introduced last year. With this introduction Lely meets the needs of farmers and contractors in specific markets where bale sizes of up to 1,80 meters are required. The first machines have been sold to customers this year.


The Lely Welger RP 160 and 180 V variable chamber balers are designed to deliver outstanding performance and perfect bales in all types of crops and conditions. With their modular plaftorm design and outstanding performance Lely already managed to increase significantly its sales of variable chamber balers.

Perfectly shaped bales

It is now possible to make perfectly shaped bales up to 1,80 m high thanks to the unique geometry of the bale chamber, where bale formation is enhanced from the start. The belt concept allows the operator to make bales up to 1,80m in diameter without overloading the machine. Together with the Constant Pressure System (CPS) and a new optional left-right indicator this baler range delivers exceptionally high density and well-shaped bales. This will increase your farm performance in the most economical way, through the optimisation of tying, transport and storage costs.

Different models and options fitting customer needs

The Lely Welger RP 180 V range consists of 3 models, the Classic, Master and Xtra. Each model is available with different specifications. There are many options available with this new baler range including two different types of pick up’s. The Pick-up, designed for the best forage flow, comes with 2.25 m and 2.40 m width,  To meet the different demands of farmers and contractors there are many options for chopping units, tyres and control units.  To become a high quality forage in every conditions its possible to choose between three different number of knives. The E-link Control terminal is standard on the RP 180 V Classic and Master models. The E-link Pro terminal with ISObus software is also an option on the Master model but is standard on the Xtra model.

Source: AGCO Feucht GmbH