PL72 Pipelayer

PL72 Pipelayer

PL72 Pipelayer

Cat Pipelayers have been the standard of the pipeline industry for decades. A worldwide network of Cat dealers, in tune with the special high production needs of pipeliners, supports these durable and dependable machines. Cat Pipelayers are purpose-built to meet the unique demands of pipeline customers. And like every Cat machine, Pipelayers are designed for long life, serviceability and rebuild capability to help keep owning and operating costs low. The PL72 answers customer needs for increased lift capacity, enhanced slope capability, ease of operation, performance and transportability.

Benefits & Features

Product Specs

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
212hp
Engine Power (Maximum) – SAE J1995
257hp
Engine Power (Maximum) – ISO 14396
255hp
Bore
4.5in
Stroke
5.9in
Displacement
567.5in3
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
Engine Power (Maximum) – ISO 14396 (DIN)
258hp
Net Power (Rated) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
212hp
Net Power (Rated) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
215hp
Net Power (Maximum) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
246hp
Net Power (Maximum) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
249hp

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
90000lb

Undercarriage

Track Gauge
90in
Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754)
8406in2
Grouser Height
2.6in
Track on Ground
10.7ft
Carrier Rollers/Side
1
Track Rollers/Side
8
Shoes/Side
45
Pitch
8.0in
Shoe Width
30in
Ground Clearance
14.6in
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)
8.2psi
Oscillation at Front Idler
6.4in

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank
109.6gal
Cooling System
13.4gal
Hydraulic Tank Oil
26.4gal
Engine Crankcase and Filter
6.5gal
Final Drives (Each Side)
3.6gal
Power Train Oil System
39.1gal
Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF)
4.5gal
Winch Case (Boom)
3gal
Winch Case (Hook)
3gal

Transmission

1 Forward
2.3mph
2 Forward
4.1mph
3 Forward
7.1mph
1 Reverse
3.0mph
2 Reverse
5.2mph
3 Reverse
9.0mph
Drawbar Pull – 1 Forward
86000lb
Drawbar Pull – 2 Forward
49800lb
Drawbar Pull – 3 Forward
26800lb

Weights

Shipping Weight
59846lb
Operating Weight
68945lb
Lift Capacity
90000lb

Pipelayer Equipment

Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Drum Diameter
8.5in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Flange Diameter
15.5in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Drum Length
10in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Wire Rope Diameter
0.75in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)
165.0ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) extended
165.0ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)
180.1ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) extended
180.1ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Hook Speed – Lo (4 Part Line)
60.85ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Hook Speed – Hi (4 Part Line)
144.4ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Drum Diameter
8.5in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Flange Diameter
15.5in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Drum Length
10in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Wire Rope Diameter
0.75in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)
131.9ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) extended
165.0ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)
148.0ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) extended
180.1ft

Standards

Brakes
Brakes meet the standard ISO 10265:2008
ROPS
ROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the standard ISO 3471:2008

Operating Specifications

Lift Capacity
90000lb

Components

Component
Upper Boom Block
Lower Boom Block
55lb
Component
Load Block
Hook Block
338lb
6.1 m (20 ft) Boom
1980lb
7.3 m (24 ft) Boom
2604lb

Dimensions (Approximate)

Track Gauge
7.51ft
Width of Tractor (standard shoes)
10.00ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight/boom removed)
11.88ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight retracted)
12.04ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight extended)
17.65ft
Machine Height (top of counterweight)
8.53ft
Length of Track on Ground
12.17ft
Operating Length
15.68ft
Height of Machine (cab and ROPS)
11.25ft
Grouser Height
2.6in
Ground Clearance (per SAE J1234)
1.41ft
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m (4 ft) overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) boom
22.24ft
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m (4 ft) overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) boom
26.28ft
Drawbar Height
2.10ft

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 2.5 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 3.575 metric tonnes.

Worktool Attachments

Equipment

  • Electrical
    • Alarm, backup
    • Batteries, four maintenance free heavy duty
    • Converter, 12V, 10 amp with one outlet
    • Horn, forward warning
    • Lights, two front, two rear
    • Starting receptacle
    • Machine disconnect switch
    • Machine diagnostic connector
    • Boom and counterweight limit switch
  • Operator Environment
    • Armrest, adjustable
    • Deactivation switch, hydraulic controls
    • Advisor operator interface: – Electronic monitoring system – Diagnostic service information – Operator preferences
    • ROPS
    • Decelerator pedal
    • Dual brake pedal
    • Seat belt, retractable
    • Heater and ventilation
    • Differential steering control, with touch shift
    • Storage compartment
  • Pipelaying Equipment
    • Block and hook with latch
    • Counterweights, extendible segmented
    • Winches, hydraulic actuated and electronically controlled
  • Power Train
    • C9.3 ACERT diesel engine: – Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) – Aftertreatment – Meets Tier 4 Final/ Stage IV or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards, depending on region of sale.
    • Aftercooler, air-to-air (ATAAC)
    • High performance single plane cooling system
    • Coolant, extended life with protection to –37° C (–34° F)
    • 24V electric start
    • Zero speed hydraulic fan, reversing and hydraulically driven, electronically controlled
    • Filter, air with electronic service indicator
    • Final drives: – Four planet, double reduction Planetary
    • Fuel priming pump, electric
    • Parking brake, electronic
    • Precleaner, strata-tube dust ejector
    • Prescreener
    • Starting aid, ether
    • Torque divider
    • Transmission, electronically controlled: – Powershift, 3F/3R speed
    • Turbocharger, wastegate
    • Water separator
  • Undercarriage
    • Carrier roller
    • Track roller frames
    • Hydraulic track adjusters
    • Master links, two piece
    • Non-suspended undercarriage
    • Rollers and idlers, lifetime lubricated
    • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
    • Track guiding guards
    • Medium service grouser 760 mm (30 in): – Sealed and lubricated track (48 section)
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Bumper, front with towing device
    • Drawbar, heavy duty
    • Ecology drains: – Engine oil – Coolant – Hydraulic oil – Torque converter – Fuel tank – Power train case and transmission
    • Enclosures, perforated engine
    • Hood, perforated
    • Bottom guards, hinged
    • Guard, hinged radiator
    • Hydraulics, independent steering and work tool pumps
    • Hydraulic system, electronically activated for hook, boom and counterweight control
    • Oil cooler, hydraulic
    • Product Link ready
    • S∙O∙S sampling ports
    • Steering, electronically controlled power differential
    • Vandalism protection for fluid compartments

Optional Equipment

  • WAVs
  • CE Certification
  • ROPS

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