galaxy® 2r WIDE Two-Ram Recycling Balers

Powerful and Efficient Recycling Balers

Marathon® Galaxy 2R two-ram wide model recycling balers feature a full-penetration compaction ram to produce high-density bales. The programmable PLC controller features automatic and manual controls, diagnostics, and bale set-up functions. The baler controller allows the user to easily switch between recyclable materials. Adding the optional metals package makes the Galaxy 2R wide recycling baler model adaptable for certain scrap applications.

The Galaxy 2R wide-model recycling balers feature a multi-purpose door that can serve as a bale separator, bale release, or bale clamp. It also allows for variable bale widths. The Galaxy 2R wide-model balers also come with components such as a high-efficiency power unit, adjustable shear beam, replaceable and reversible shear blades, and main ram and ejector-ram laser positioning.

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Trusted Knowledge and Equipment

Ashley Chambers (Environmental Educator, City of Tuscaloosa) explains how Marathon Equipment’s knowledge and Equipment have taken their recycling facilities to the next level.

5 Yr. Structure | 1 Yr. Parts | 1 Yr. Labor

Introducing The Marathon® Transfer Compaction & Recycling Solutions Warranty

Marathon Equipment is pleased to announce the release of our updated Warranty Coverage program. This warranty will take effect and be applicable on all products sold on or after June 1, 2021. Please note: this warranty plan is not retroactive to products sold prior to June 1, 2021. The existing Marathon Recycling Solutions Warranty has also been updated to include Transfer Compactors. The Transfer Compactor and Recycling Solutions Warranty include 5-years structural warranty, 1-years part warranty, and 1-year labor warranty.

Galaxy® 2R Features & Benefits

  • Full-penetrating compression ram for high-density bales.
  • Programmable PLC controller with automatic and manual controls, diagnostics, and bale set-up functionality.
  • Multi-purpose door serves as bale separator, bale release, and bale clamp, as well as allowing for variable bale widths.
  • Optional metals package for scrap processing and recycling applications.
  • The Galaxy 2R Two-Ram wide baler can be customized for a wide array of applications.

Galaxy® 2r wide Features

Full-penetrating compression ram for high-density bales.

Color touch-screen operator interface PLC programmable controller features automatic and manual controls, diagnostics, and bale set-up functions. Available with multi-language function.

Multi-purpose door serves as bale separator, bale release, and bale clamp, as well as allowing for variable bale widths.

High-efficiency power units available from 2×30 HP up to 2×100 HP. A TEFC motor (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled), Flooded suction pumping system, with high-flow hydraulic manifold, 10-micron filtration system, Pressure and current transducers, Separate cooling and tier circuit, and air-to-oil cooler.

The Galaxy 2R wide model features an adjustable shear beam that enables you to adjust the shear blades from the exterior of the machine.

The Galaxy 2R wide model features a heavy-duty reinforced honeycomb structure for maximum performance.

The Galaxy 2R wide model ram shear blade is replaceable and reversible. The body shear blade is serrated, adjustable, and replaceable. Replaceable 500 Brinell steel liners on the floor, sides, and platens offer superior wear resistance.

The main ram, ejector ram, and multi-purpose door are controlled by a long-range laser sensor. Tie positioning is determined by the laser and eliminates the need for a counter
wheel.

The optional stamper anti-jamming system activates automatically while in Auto Mode to help prevent shear jams before they occur. This reduces downtime and maximizes safety by preventing troublesome shear jams.

Galaxy® 2R Two-Ram Baler (Wide) Features


The Galaxy 2R wide model features an adjustable shear beam that enables you to adjust the shear blades from the exterior of the machine.


The Galaxy 2R wide model model features a heavy-duty reinforced honeycomb structure for maximum performance.


Multi-purpose door can serve as a bale separator, bale release, or bale clamp. It also allows for variable bale widths.


The Galaxy 2R wide-model ram shear blade is replaceable and reversible. The body shear blade is serrated, adjustable, and replaceable. Replaceable 500 Brinell steel liners on the floor, sides, and platens offer superior wear resistance.


High-efficiency power units available from 2x 30 HP up to 2×100 HP. Features include: TEFC motor (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled), Flooded suction pumping system with high-flow hydraulic manifold, 10-micron filtration system, Pressure and current transducers, and Separate cooling and tier circuit and air-to-oil cooler.


Color touchscreen operator interface PLC programmable controller features automatic and manual controls, diagnostics and bale set-up functions. Available with multi-language function.


The main ram, ejector ram, and multi-purpose door are controlled by a long-range laser sensor. Tie positioning is determined by the laser and eliminates the need for a counter wheel. This can be used on both Wide and Narrow models


The optional stamper anti-jamming system activates automatically while in Auto Mode to help prevent shear jams before they occur. This reduces downtime and maximizes safety by preventing troublesome shear jams.

Optional STAMPER Anti-Jamming System

The optional stamper anti-jamming system activates automatically while in Auto Mode to help prevent shear jams before they occur. This reduces downtime, and maximizes safety by preventing troublesome shear jams.

EZ-TRAX Conveyors

Marathon Recycling Solutions offers custom engineered conveying systems to handle a wide variety of bulk material and scrap-handling applications. These range from light-duty slider beds to heavy-duty steel belt conveyors and complete turnkey MRF systems.

Factory Start-ups

Marathon provides on-site set-up and comprehensive baler operation training for your personnel.

Have Questions About GALAXY® 2R WIDE TWO-RAM Recycling BALERS?

Contact your local Marathon® Recycling Compaction team today to request a complimentary site survey.