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T555 COMMANDER® 3 Tractor

with trencher or rockwheel attachment option

Trenchers - Pipeline | Vermeer T555 COMMANDER® 3 Tractor

Equipped for tough trenching jobs around the world, the T555 COMMANDER® 3 tractor is powered by a smooth-running 185 hp/138 kW John Deere PowerTech E Tier 3 diesel engine. Exclusive Vermeer TEC Plus electronic control system automatically adjusts the tractor for straight tracking in both directions, in all speeds, on all surfaces.

The T555 COMMANDER 3 tractor is available with a 4', 5', 6' or 8' (1.2 m, 1.5 m, 1.8 m or 2.4 m) trencher boom capable of trenching widths up to 24"/61 cm. The tractor is also available with a hydrostatic rockwheel attachment which is able to cut depths up to 36"/91.4 cm in some of the toughest rock conditions.


Features and Benefits

  • Minimizes turf damage and improves stability with self-leveling tracks that distribute weight evenly.
  • Digs a vertical trench on hills and slopes up to 10° when equipped with the Auto-Tilt Track option.
  • Easy maintenance with modular power pack and quick access to engine and pump drive.
  • Improves job monitoring with the exclusive Vermeer TEC Plus Electronic Control System.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
     

Download Specs

T555 COMMANDER® 3 Tractor

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Transport Dimensions
Approach Angle
33 deg
Height Range
118 " (299.7 cm)
Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom
20.3'
6.2 m
Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom
22.5'
6.9 m
Length with 20" (50.8 cm) End Idler and 8 ft (2.44 m) Boom
24.8'
7.6 m
Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom
19.2'
5.9 m
Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 5 ft (1.52 m) Boom
20.2'
6.2 m
Length with 40" (101.6 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom
21.5'
6.6 m
Weight Range
20,000 - 31,000 lbs (9072-14,061 kg)
Width Ranges
97 - 102 " (246.4-259.1 cm)
Engine
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
80 gal
302.8 L
Operating Range
7.8 hours
Fuel Consumption at Full Load
10.2 gph
38.7 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
Horsepower at Maximum RPM (Gross)
185 hp
138 kw
Tracks
Auto Self Level
Yes
Ground Pressure Minimum
4.5 psi
30.9 kPa
Ground Pressure Maximum
9.6 psi
65.9 kPa
Tilt Track Available
Yes
Tilt Track Max Angle
10 degrees
Track Drive Type
Dual path hydrostatic with planetary transmisson
Track Length
105.5"
268 cm
Track Pad Type
Single, triple or rubber grouser
Track Pad Width Ranges
15 ", 20 ", or 24 " (38.1 cm, 50.8 cm, or 61 cm)
Track Size
FL6
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"
61 cm
Conveyor Belt Speed Range
823 fpm (250.9 mpm)
Conveyor Belt Style
Cleated with side wall
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)
Attachments
Trencher
Yes
Terrain Leveler
No
Rockwheel
Yes
Bucket Wheel
No
Cab
Cab
Optional
Control System
TEC Plus
Air Conditioner/Heater
Yes, with cab option only
Air Suspension Seat
No
AM/FM Stereo with Weather Band
Yes, with cab option only
Elevating
No
Pressurized/Filtered Air
Yes, with cab option only
Roll Over Module (ROM)
No
ROPS
Standard (cab or platform)
Hydraulic System
Oil Tank Capacity
60 gal
227.1 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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Center Mount Rockwheel T555 Rockwheel Attachment

Cuts through rock, concrete and other tough surfaces.

Attachments

Weight of Attachment
9000 lbs
4082.3 kg
Weight of Tractor and Rockwheel Attachment
32000 lbs
14515 kg
Maximum Cutting Depth
36"
91.4 cm
Cutting Width
4.8 " and 6 " (12.1 cm and 15.2 cm)
Drive Type
Hydrostatic, one pump, one motor
Maximum Wheel Speed - Low
1112 ft/min
338.9 m/min
Maximum Wheel Speed - High
2225 ft/min
678.2 m/min
Trenchers - Pipeline T555 Commander 3 Trencher Attachment

Cut clean trenches.

Attachments

Boom Depth Options
4 ', 5 ', 6 ', or 8 ' (1.2 m, 1.5 m, 1.8 m, or 2.4 m)
Sectionalized Boom
Yes; on 20 " (50.8 cm) End Idler only
Boom Top Rollers
Yes; on 40 " (101.6 cm) End Idler only
Minimum Chain Speed
429 ft/min
130.8 m/min
Maximum Chain Speed
730 ft/min
222.5 m/min
Cutting Width
6 ", 8 ", 10 ", 14 ", 18 ", or 24 " (15.2 cm, 20.3 cm, 25.4 cm, 35.6 cm, 45.7 cm, or 61 cm)
Digging Chain Size
2109K or 7600K
Idler Diameter
20 " or 40 " (50.8 cm or 101.6 cm)
Trencher Drive Type
Hydrostatic, one pump, one motor
Maximum Digging Depth
96"
243.8 cm
Maximum Cutting Width
24"
61 cm