Cut through the most difficult rock trenching conditions around.

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To cut through the most difficult rock trenching conditions around, Vermeer offers the T955 Commander® 3 trencher. Equipped with a Caterpillar C13 ACERT Tier 3 turbocharged diesel engine, the T955III boasts 415 hp (310 kW). Due to the high-torque rise engine, when you encounter tough trench digging conditions, the engine speed drops, increasing the torque for more power to pull through. With a rugged D6 track chain and a sectionalized trencher boom allowing customized trench depths, the T955III also brings heavy equipment strength and versatility to your construction site.

Cut through the most difficult rock trenching conditions around.

To cut through the most difficult rock trenching conditions around, Vermeer offers the T955 Commander® 3 trencher. Equipped with a Caterpillar C13 ACERT Tier 3 turbocharged diesel engine, the T955III boasts 415 hp (310 kW). Due to the high-torque rise engine, when you encounter tough trench digging conditions, the engine speed drops, increasing the torque for more power to pull through. With a rugged D6 track chain and a sectionalized trencher boom allowing customized trench depths, the T955III also brings heavy equipment strength and versatility to your construction site.

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Features & Benefits

Full function remote control

Available with an optional wireless remote control that can provide full operator function remotely. 

Low-speed, high-torque motor

Use the trenching machine more effectively with less wear due to its low-speed, high-torque, splined headshaft motor.

Standard remote

Decrease trencher teeth inspection and replacement maintenance time through a standard remote control that can start or stop the engine, raise or lower the trencher boom and rotate the chain at a slow speed.

Extra wide conveyor opening

Promote high-volume spoil removal with an extra-wide 30-in (76.2-cm) dirt conveyor opening that helps reduce jamming.

Rotary power trencher drive motor

A rotary power trencher drive motor and splined headshaft produce a lower speed and higher torque which provide superior ground penetration and low chain wear for better production results.

Optional warranty

Vermeer Vantage Track Extended Care Service Program offers an optional 3-year/3000-hour or 5-year/5000-hour heavy equipment warranty on the components of the closed-loop hydrostatic system.

Specifications

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  • Transport Dimensions

    • Approach Angle 16 deg
    • Height Range 133" (337.8 cm)
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom 32.2 ft 9.8 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 8 ft (2.44 m) Boom 34.7 ft 10.6 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 10 ft (3.05 m) Boom 37.2 ft 11.3 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 12 ft (3.66 m) Boom 39.7 ft 12.1 m
    • Weight Range 78,000 lb - 109,000 lb (35,380.2 kg - 49,441.6 kg)
    • Width Ranges 114" (289.6 cm)
  • Engine Option One

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C13 ACERT Tier 3
    • Gross Horsepower 415 hp 309.5 kw
    • Rated Engine RPM 2100
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 184 gal 696.5 L
    • Operating Range 8.8 hours
    • Fuel Consumption at Full Load 20.9 gph 79.1 lph
    • Maximum Engine Operating Angle (Operating angles do not indicate safe machine operating angles) 35 deg
    • Air Cleaner Dry-type exhaust aspirated
    • Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Electrical System 24 Volt DC
    • Oil Filter Full flow
  • Engine Option Two

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C13 ACERT Tier 4 Final
    • Gross Horsepower 415 hp 309.5 kw
    • Rated Engine RPM 2100
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 184 gal 696.5 L
    • Operating Range 8.6 hours
    • Fuel Consumption at Full Load 21.3 gph 80.6 lph
    • Maximum Engine Operating Angle (Operating angles do not indicate safe machine operating angles) 35 deg
    • Air Cleaner Dry-type with precleaner
    • Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Electrical System 24 Volt DC
    • Oil Filter Full flow
  • Tracks

    • Auto Self Level No
    • Ground Pressure Minimum 11.7 psi 80.7 kPa
    • Ground Pressure Maximum 13.3 psi 91.7 kPa
    • Tilt Track Available No
    • Tilt Track Max Angle 0
    • Track Drive Type Dual path hydrostatic with planetary transmission
    • Track Length 161 in 408.9 cm
    • Track Pad Type Single, double or triple grouser
    • Track Pad Width Ranges 24" (61 cm)
    • Track Size D6
    • Maximum Ground Speed - Low 68 ft/min 20.7 m/min
    • Maximum Ground Speed - High 136 ft/min 41.5 m/min
    • Parking and Emergency Brake spring-applied, hydraulic release, wet disc brake
    • Service Brakes Hydrostatic
  • Conveyor

    • Belt Width 30 in 76.2 cm
    • Conveyor Belt Speed Range 0-1070 fpm (0-326 m/min)
    • Conveyor Belt Style Cleat or finger type
    • Conveyor Length 108" or 168" (274.3 cm or 426.7 cm)
    • Conveyor Shift Available Yes
    • Conveyor Shift Distance Range 5" or 65" (12.7 cm or 165.1 cm)
    • Conveyor Style Curved
    • Discharge Direction Right or left
    • Discharge Height Range 62" - 76" (157 cm - 193 cm)
  • Attachments

    • Trencher Yes
    • Terrain Leveler Yes
    • Rockwheel No
    • Bucket Wheel No
  • Cab

    • Cab Yes
    • Control System TEC Plus with SmartTEC
    • Air Conditioner/Heater Yes
    • Air Suspension Seat No
    • AM/FM Stereo with Weather Band Yes
    • Elevating Yes
    • Pressurized/Filtered Air Yes
    • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPM) Yes
  • Hydraulic System

    • Oil Tank Capacity 152 gal 575.4 L
    • Oil Type Vermeer HyPower 68 or Vermeer HyPower 100
    • Pressure Setting 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 27.9 gpm 105.6 L/min
    • Pump Type pressure-and-flow-compensated (load-sensing)

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