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Specifications For Cotton Bale Ties [Nov 08,2013]
Specifications For Cotton Bale Ties

1.1. General Requirements
1.1.1. Length:
1.1.1.1. Flat Bales: Bale ties used on flat bales shall not exceed 10 feet, 3 inches in length, excluding overlap.
1.1.1.2. Gin Universal Density Bales: Bale ties used on gin universal density bales pressed in a 20-21 inch wide by 54-55 inch long press box shall be 87 to 89 inches in length, unless otherwise specified in Section 1.2.
1.1.1.3. Gin Standard Density Bales: Bale ties used on gin standard density bales pressed in a 20-21 inch wide by 54-55 inch long press box shall be 90-93 inches in length, unless otherwise specified in Section 1.2.1
1.1.1.4. Length Measurement: Length of wire ties as specified in Section 1.1.1 are measured after loops are formed from end to end excluding overlap, as indicated in the figure below.
1.1.2. Rust Inhibitor: All ties and fasteners must be coated or furnished with a rust inhibitor.
1.1.3. Number of Ties Required:
1.1.3.1. Flat or modified flat density bales (bales having densities of less than 23 pounds per cubic foot) must have not less than 6 ties.
1.1.3.2. Standard density bales must have not less than 8 ties, except that bales tied with controlled slip steel strap connections, PET plastic strap, 0.135-inch diameter galvanized wire with a twist connection,0.148-inch or 0.162-inch diameter wire with a fabricated interlocking connection must have not less than 6 ties.
1.1.3.3. Universal density bales must have not less than 8 ties, except that bales tied with controlled slip steel strap connections, PET plastic strap, 0.135-inch diameter galvanized wire with a twist connection,0.148-inch or 0.162-inch diameter wire with a fabricated interlocking connection must have not less than 6 ties.
1.1.4. Flat Bales Packaged with Non-Reusable Ties: Except for bales stored in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, if the ties on a bale are not suitable for reuse when the bale is compressed, the ties will not be deemed to meet these specifications unless the producer has prepaid any warehouse charge for furnishing new bale ties. If the bale is stored at a warehouse not having compress facilities and bales shipped from the warehouse are normally compressed in transit, the warehouse receipt must show that the bale ties are not suitable for reuse when the bale is compressed and charges will be assessed by the nearest compress in line of transit for furnishing new bale ties.
1.1.5. COA Required: All tie manufacturers, fabricators and/or distributors are responsible for applicable provisions for bale ties included in 1. SPECIFICATIONS FOR BALE TIES and 4.1. Certificates of Analysis (COA).

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