Pack the power needed for tough trenching jobs in water, sewer, pipeline, fiber and more.

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Equipped for tough trenching jobs around the world, the T555 Commander® 3 trencher is powered by a smooth-running 185-hp (138-kW) John Deere PowerTech E Tier 3 or Tier 4 Final diesel engine. The T555III utilizes SmartTEC software, available on all Vermeer TEC® Plus computer-aided control system-equipped machines, which helps optimize productivity with real-time machine control prompts. The T555III trencher is available with a 4-ft, 5-ft, 6-ft or 8-ft (1.2-m, 1.5-m, 1.8-m or 2.4-m) trencher boom capable of trenching widths up to 24 in (61 cm). The tractor is also available with a hydrostatic rockwheel attachment which is able to cut depths up to 36 in (91.4 cm) in some of the toughest rock conditions.

Pack the power needed for tough trenching jobs in water, sewer, pipeline, fiber and more.

Equipped for tough trenching jobs around the world, the T555 Commander® 3 trencher is powered by a smooth-running 185-hp (138-kW) John Deere PowerTech E Tier 3 or Tier 4 Final diesel engine. The T555III utilizes SmartTEC software, available on all Vermeer TEC® Plus computer-aided control system-equipped machines, which helps optimize productivity with real-time machine control prompts. The T555III trencher is available with a 4-ft, 5-ft, 6-ft or 8-ft (1.2-m, 1.5-m, 1.8-m or 2.4-m) trencher boom capable of trenching widths up to 24 in (61 cm). The tractor is also available with a hydrostatic rockwheel attachment which is able to cut depths up to 36 in (91.4 cm) in some of the toughest rock conditions.

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Features & Benefits

Self-leveling tracks

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

Auto tilt track option

Digs a vertical trench on hills and slopes up to 10° when equipped with the auto tilt track option.

SmartTEC electronic control system

Improves machine function monitoring with the exclusive Vermeer SmartTEC electronic control system.

Specifications

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  • Transport Dimensions

    • Approach Angle 17 deg
    • Height Range 118" (299.7 cm)
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom 21 ft 6.4 m
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom 23 ft 7 m
    • Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 8 ft (2.44 m) Boom 25 ft 7.6 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom 21 ft 6.4 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 5 ft (1.52 m) Boom 22 ft 6.7 m
    • Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom 23 ft 7 m
    • Weight Range 28,000 lb - 36,500 lb (12,700.6 kg - 16,329.3 kg)
    • Width Ranges 97" - 102" (246.4 cm - 259.1 cm)
  • Engine - Option one

    • Make and Model John Deere 6068H Tier 3
    • Gross Horsepower 185 hp 138 kw
    • Rated Engine RPM 2400
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 110 gal 416.4 L
    • Operating Range 11.8 hours
    • Fuel Consumption at Full Load 9.3 gph 35.2 lph
    • Maximum Engine Operating Angle (Operating angles do not indicate safe machine operating angles) 25 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
  • Engine - Option two

    • Make and Model John Deere 6068HFC08 Tier 4 Final
    • Gross Horsepower 185 hp 138 kw
    • Rated Engine RPM 2400
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 110 gal 416.4 L
    • Operating Range 11.8
    • Fuel Consumption at Full Load 9.3 gph 35.2 lph
    • Maximum Engine Operating Angle (Operating angles do not indicate safe machine operating angles) 25 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 Yes
    • Ground Pressure Minimum 5.4 psi 37.2 kPa
    • Ground Pressure Maximum 8.4 psi 57.9 kPa
    • Tilt Track Available Yes
    • Tilt Track Max Angle 10 degrees
    • Track Drive Type Dual path hydrostatic with planetary transmission
    • Track Length 105.5 in 268 cm
    • Track Pad Type Single, triple or rubber grouser
    • Track Pad Width Ranges 15", 20" or 24" (38.1 cm, 5038 cm or 61 cm)
    • Track Size FL6
    • Maximum Ground Speed - Low 194 ft/min 59.1 m/min
    • Maximum Ground Speed - High 248 ft/min 75.6 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 823 fpm (250.9 m/min)
    • Conveyor Belt Style Cleated with sidewall
    • Conveyor Length 94" or 140" (238.8 cm or 355.6 cm)
    • Conveyor Shift Available Yes
    • Conveyor Shift Distance Range 27" (68.6 cm)
    • Conveyor Style Flat
    • Discharge Direction Right or left
    • Discharge Height Range 43.5" (110.5 cm) or 45.5” (115.6 cm)
  • Attachments

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

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

Attachments

Trencher

Trencher

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Center mount rockwheel

Center mount rockwheel

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