John Deere 459E Round Baler


  • Two models: twine or netwrap
  • Makes tight and dense 4’ x 5’ bales
  • Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights

Features

+ Regular pickup offers large feed opening and low-profile, mid-mounted pickup

+ Staggered belt rolls with extra-service-life belt splices reduce loss of fine material

+ Vertical forming chamber maintains uniform bale density

+ Adjustable hitch to match wide array of tractor drawbar heights

+ #9 and #11 shafts and bearings are larger on the 9 Series Round Balers to increase durability of the machines

+ Automatic electric tie option using BaleTrak™ Pro monitor allows for more productivity

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Bale

SizeDiameter
89 to 152 cm
35 to 60 in. Width
117 cm
46 in.
WeightFull-size bale in dry crop
454 kg
1,000 lb

Baler

Base weight1,701 kg
3,750 lb
Weight* 
LengthGate closed
361 cm
142 in. Gate open
455 cm
179 in.
HeightGate closed
260 cm
102 in. Gate open
325 cm
128 in.
WidthWith standard tires
226 cm
89 in.

Bale forming

Forming chamberVariable
Belts-otherNumber
6 belts Strength
3-ply Width
17.8 cm
7 in. Length, regular
Two: 1,171 cm
461 in. Length, staggered
Four: 1,185 cm
467 in. Fabric
Nylon polyester combination texture
Diamond tread
Enclosed % of bale surface91 percent
Belt splicesExtra service life
Density controlHydraulic, isolated tractor
Bale size indication 

Regular pickup

WidthInside
117 cm
46 in. Flare
142 cm
56 in.
DriveRoller chain with V-belt
Bars4
Number of teeth72
Tooth spacing6.6 cm
2.6 in.
Lift controlCrank
Gauge wheelsOptional
Stripper diameter25.4 cm
10 in.

Mega wide pickup

Width 
Drive 
Bars 
Number of regular teeth 
Number of mega teeth 
Tooth spacing 
Lift control 
Gauge wheels 
Stripper diameter 

Mega tooth pickup

Width 
Drive 
Bars 
Number of middle teeth 
Number of mega teeth 
Tooth spacing 
Lift control 
Gauge wheels 
Stripper diameter 

Wrapping system

ControlAutomatic to preset to bale size
TypeStandard
Electric
Twine armsTwo
Twine ball capacityFour

Monitor

Monitor console for tractorBaleTrak Pro
Gate closedSymbol on monitor
Bale forming 
Bale sizeDigital display
Near full baleAudible
Full baleAudible
Twine arm position IndicatorMechanical indicator
Auto wrapActivates when bale reaches preset size
Oversize baleAudible and Mechanical

Surface wrap

AvailableEdge-to-Edge optional

Tire size

Standard11L-14, 8-ply
Optional 

Driveline

Drive protectionShearbolt
PTO speed540 rpm
TypeConstant velocity, category 3
PTO lockback collar on tractor hookupYes
PTO 60-degree free rotation 

Tractor Requirements

Minimum PTO42 kW
55 hp
Hydraulic SCV valves 

Silage baler features

Starter roll scraper 
Powered scraping auger 
Spirals on gate roll 
Pre-cutter/slicer 

Additional information

Date collected 
Maintenance chains