2019 Vermeer BW5500

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This BW5500 inline bale wrapper from Vermeer is designed to give large volume hay operators and custom operators fast wrapping times and more operational control. The three plastic film pre-stretchers on the BW5500 helps increase wrapping speed over machines with only two pre-stretchers. A digital controller allows the operator to apply a consistent number of wraps on bales with automation that consistently adjusts the wrap settings for environmental variations.

Features and Benefits
  • The user-friendly and easy-to-read precision controller offers the ability to set a consistent number of wraps for each bale to receive. The controller adjusts hydraulic flow automatically to apply the right amount of wraps.
  • Contains three 30-inch (76.2-cm) pre-stretchers to wrap faster and increases the time before plastic film refill is needed compared to machine with only two pre-stretchers.
  • The soft start feature is designed to reduce machine wear and limit the chance of plastic film tearing on startup making your operation more efficient.
  • The optional remote control allows you to start, steer and stop the wrapper from the seat of a tractor or skid-steer loader. This provides more operational control and can help increase efficiency while loading bales onto the wrapper.
  • Positioning the hitch on the BW5500 from the loading end allows you to pull the machine away from the line of bales without requiring a power drive on the bale wrapper.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and replacement parts.
  • Transport Length: 18 ft (5.5 m)
  • Transport Height: 9 ft (2.7 m)
  • Transport Width: 8 ft (2.4 m)
  • Weight: 5000 lbs (2268 kg)
  • Engine: 13 HP or 20 HP Honda
  • Alternator: 18 Amp
  • Hydraulic Type: Self-contained
  • Controls: Digital Controller with LCD display
  • Tire size: (2) 11L x 15 8 Ply; (2) 27 x 10.5 Traction
  • Hitch: Drawbar
  • Steering: Electric over Hydraulic Joystick
  • Film Stretcher: (3) 30 in x 55%
  • Bale Alignment: Fixed Bale Guides
  • Wrapping Capacity: 120 Bales/Hr
  • Hoop Speed: Digital Controller Adjusted
  • Bale Size - Maximum: 6 ft x 5 ft (1.7 m x 1.5 m) Round
  • Engine Start: Electric
Optional Features
  • Remote Steer, Engine Start/Stop: Yes
  • (3) LED Night Work Lights: Yes
  • Discharge Guide Rollers: Yes
  • Plastic Sensor Alert: Yes
  • Spring Assisted Final Bale Pushoff: Yes



18 ft. (5.5 m)
8 ft. (2.4 m)
9 ft. (2.7 m)
5000 lb. (2268 kg)


Bale Size
6 ft. x 5 ft. (1.7 m x 1.5 m) Round

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