Dig alongside roads, curbs, buildings and walls with the fully hydrostatic sliding offset.

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Dig alongside roads, curbs, buildings and walls with the fully hydrostatic sliding offset T558 Commander® 3 trencher. It’s the only offset trencher in its class that can trench outside the width of its left track. A 185-hp (138-kW) John Deere Tier 3 engine provides power for rock-solid results in cross-country drainage and utility pipe installations, as well as foundation and roadway projects. With features like the stowable loading conveyor, a sectionalized boom and auto tilt track, the T558III offset trencher delivers the versatility to tackle the toughest trenching jobs.

Dig alongside roads, curbs, buildings and walls with the fully hydrostatic sliding offset.

Dig alongside roads, curbs, buildings and walls with the fully hydrostatic sliding offset T558 Commander® 3 trencher. It’s the only offset trencher in its class that can trench outside the width of its left track. A 185-hp (138-kW) John Deere Tier 3 engine provides power for rock-solid results in cross-country drainage and utility pipe installations, as well as foundation and roadway projects. With features like the stowable loading conveyor, a sectionalized boom and auto tilt track, the T558III offset trencher delivers the versatility to tackle the toughest trenching jobs.

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Features & Benefits

Optional stowable loading conveyor

Decreases transport preparation time with optional stowable loading conveyor that meets North American and European Union transportation requirements without removal.

Self-leveling tracks

Minimizes turf damage and improves stability with self-leveling tracks that distribute weight evenly.

Vermeer TEC 2000 computer-aided control system

Improve job monitoring with the exclusive Vermeer TEC 2000® computer-aided control system.

Specifications

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  • Transport Dimensions

    • Approach Angle 25 deg
    • Height Range 120" (304.8 cm)
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 2 ft (0.61 m) Boom 28.2 ft 8.6 m
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom 30.4 ft 9.3 m
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom 32.7 ft 10 m
    • Length with 30" (76.2 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom 29.4 ft 9 m
    • Length with 30" (76.2 cm) End Idler and 5 ft (1.52 m) Boom 30.8 ft 9.4 m
    • Length with 30" (76.2 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom 32.1 ft 9.8 m
    • Weight Range 39,000 lb - 52,000 lb (17,690.1 kg - 23,586.8 kg)
    • Width Ranges 100.3" - 102.3" (254.8 cm - 259.8 cm)
  • Engine - Option one

    • Make and Model John Deere 6068 H Tier 3
    • Gross Horsepower 185 hp 138 kw
    • Rated Engine RPM 2400
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 100 gal 378.5 L
    • Operating Range 9.8 hours
    • Fuel Consumption at Full Load 10.2 gph 38.6 lph
    • Maximum Engine Operating Angle (Operating angles do not indicate safe machine operating angles) 25 deg
    • Air Cleaner Dry-type exhaust aspirated
    • Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Electrical System 12 Volt DC
    • Oil Filter Full flow
  • Tracks

    • Auto Self Level Yes
    • Ground Pressure Minimum 8.5 psi 58.6 kPa
    • Ground Pressure Maximum 10.3 psi 71 kPa
    • Tilt Track Available Yes
    • Tilt Track Max Angle 10.7 degrees
    • Track Drive Type Dual path hydrostatic with planetary transmission
    • Track Length 119.3 in 303 cm
    • Track Pad Type Single, double, triple or polyurethane grouser
    • Track Pad Width Ranges 20" or 24" (50.8 cm or 61 cm)
    • Track Size D4
    • Maximum Ground Speed - Low 105.8 ft/min 32.2 m/min
    • Maximum Ground Speed - High 212 ft/min 64.6 m/min
    • Parking and Emergency Brake spring-applied, hydraulic release, wet disc brake
    • Service Brakes Hydrostatic
  • Conveyor

    • Belt Width 24 in 61 cm
    • Conveyor Belt Speed Range 0-988 fpm (0-301.1 m/min)
    • Conveyor Belt Style Cleated
    • Conveyor Length 72" (182.9)
    • Conveyor Shift Available Yes
    • Conveyor Shift Distance Range 27" (68.6 cm)
    • Conveyor Style Flat
    • Discharge Direction Right or left
    • Discharge Height Range 53.5" (135.9 cm)
  • Cab

    • Cab Yes
    • Control System TEC 2000.2
    • Air Conditioner/Heater Yes
    • Air Suspension Seat No
    • AM/FM Stereo with Weather Band Optional
    • Elevating Horizontal sliding
    • Pressurized/Filtered Air Yes
    • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPM) Yes
  • Hydraulic System

    • Oil Tank Capacity 80 gal 302.8 L
    • Oil Type Vermeer HyPower 68 or Vermeer HyPower 100
    • Pressure Setting 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 27.2 gpm 103 L/min
    • Pump Type pressure-and-flow-compensated (load-sensing)

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