Track Trencher

  • Weight: 12,700.6 kg – 16,329.3 kg
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Power: 185 hp (138 kW)

Features

Equipped for tough trenching jobs around the world, the T555III 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.

Transport Dimensions

  • Approach Angle: 17 deg
  • Height Range: 118 inches / 299.7 cm
  • Length with 20 inches (50.8 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom: 21 foot / 6.4 m
  • Length with 20 inches (50.8 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom: 23 foot / 7 m
  • Length with 20 inches (50.8 cm) End Idler and 8 ft (2.44 m) Boom: 25 foot / 7.6 m
  • Length with 40 inches (101.6 cm) End Idler and 4 ft (1.22 m) Boom: 21 foot / 6.4 m
  • Length with 40 inches (101.6 cm) End Idler and 5 ft (1.52 m) Boom: 22 foot / 6.7 m
  • Length with 40 inches (101.6 cm) End Idler and 6 ft (1.83 m) Boom: 23 foot / 7 m
  • Weight Range: 28,000 lb – 36,500 lb / 12,700.6 kg – 16,329.3 kg
  • Width Ranges: 97 inches – 102 inches / 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 inches / 268 cm
  • Track Pad Type: Single, triple or rubber grouser
  • Track Pad Width Ranges: 15 inches, 20 inches or 24 inches / 38.1 cm, 50.8 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 inches / 61 cm
  • Conveyor Belt Speed Range: 823 fpm / 250.9 m/min
  • Conveyor Belt Style: Cleated with sidewall
  • Conveyor Length: 94 inches or 140 inches / 238.8 cm or 355.6 cm
  • Conveyor Shift Available: Yes
  • Conveyor Shift Distance Range: 27 inches / 68.6 cm
  • Conveyor Style: Flat
  • Discharge Direction: Right or left
  • Discharge Height Range: 43.5 inches or 45.5 inches / 110.5 cm or 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
  • Roll Over Module (ROM): No
  • ROPS: Standard

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)