5520 Baler

The 5520 is designed for hard-working, independent operators who have a sharp eye for great values. These folks like to roll their own bales, on their own time, on their own schedule, using lower horsepower tractors. These smaller 60" (152 cm) diameter balers offer the perfect balance of simplicity, convenience and long-term reliability for the rural lifestyle customer.

Features and benefits

  • Advanced netwrap system makes net easier to feed, easy to operate. No more hassles with belts and rollers. Just feed net directly to the baler’s main belts.
  • New balanced density system, with improved belt tracking, increases belt life produces better-looking bales. Also, Alligator® rivet belt laces are used for maximum strength.
  • Fill the bale chamber corners and build square-shouldered bales with optional Haysaver wheels.
  • With a 50 hp (37 kW) tractor, the Rebel 5520 Baler produces 5' diameter x 5' (1.5 m a 1.5 m) bales that weigh up to 1,200 lbs (544.3 kg).
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
Bale Diameter 60 in 152.4 cm
Bale Width 61 in 154.9 cm
Bale Weight 1400 lbs 635 kg
Length - Standard 150 in 381 cm
Length (With Net) 171 in 434.3 cm
Length (With Ramp) 167 in 424.2 cm
Height 102 in 259.1 cm
Weight (Fully Optioned) 5320 lbs 2413.1 kg
Drawbar Weight 760 lbs 344.7 kg
Type of Chamber Variable
Drive Roller Size Two 5.5 " (14 cm) diameter steel with 1.94 " (4.9 cm) round bearings
Drum Roller Size 12 " (30.5 cm) with 1.8 " (4.5 cm) hex bearings
Idler Roller Size 3.5 in 8.9 cm
Start Roller Size 4.5 in 11.4 cm
Number of Plys 3-ply mini rough top
Width of Belt 6.8 in 17.3 cm
Number of Belts 7
Type of Lace Alligator Rivet
Length of Belt - Long 441 in 1120.1 cm
Length of Belt - Short 429 in 1089.7 cm
Driveline 80 deg CV, 540 RPM
Roller Chain Single 60
Torque Protection - Main Input Shaft Radial pin clutch
Bearing and Sprocket Configuration Round drive shafts and bearings - Hex shaft on drum
Horsepower Required 50 hp 37.3 kw
Horsepower Recommended 60 hp 44.7 kw
Width (Tooth to Tooth) 57 in 144.8 cm
Width (Hay Saver Wheels) 87 in 221 cm
Width (On Outside Flair) 58 in 147.3 cm
Tooth Bars 4 bar single cam track
Number of Teeth 32 rubber mounted double tines
Stripper Band Diameter 12.6 in 32 cm
Drive Single 60 roller chain
Floatation Spring
Bale Formation Open throat vertical chamber with drum, hydraulic/spring belt tension
Monitor/Controller Manual/electric twine
Machine Adjustments Pickup height and hydraulic density setting
Safety Equipment SMV sign, tail lights
Tailgate Cylinders Standard hydraulic cylinders
Density System Adjustable hydraulic stystem to vary bale weight
Tire Size - Standard 12.5L-15
Monitor Bale Expert
Number of wraps per bale for Net Wrap Yes
Number of Start/Center/End wraps for twine Yes
Auto Start Advance Yes
Manual Override Yes
Pause function Yes
"Near Full" and "Full Bale" alarms Yes
Alarm on/off/volume control Yes
Real-time bale size data Yes
Real-time moisture data Optional
Bales per hour Yes
Monitor Mount Suction Cup Mount
Self-diagnostic monitor and sensors Yes
Feed Mechanism Single arm applying two twines
Twine Tension Adjustable spring tension plates
Twine Storage 4 ball capacity
Feed Mechanism Friction pan onto main belts
Net Tension Brake system varies tension to maximize bales/roll of net
Net Width Capable of standard and over width netwrap; 48" and 51" (121.92 cm and 129.54 cm)
Pickup Lift Manual lift crank
Safety Equipment Fire extinguisher, safety chain
Hay Saver Wheels Widens effective width of the pickup
Mechanical Bale Counter To keep field counts, resets to zero
Bale ramp Axle bolt on, spring loaded
Monitor Bale Expert
Restrictor Plates To reduce HP required in less than ideal conditions
Hydraulic Density Gauge Allows operator to see actual pressure setting
Miscellaneous Extended Limited Warranty Coverage
Hydraulic Pickup Lift Replaces manual lift crank


Rebel 5420 / 5520 Baler Video

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