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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.

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Product Specs

Pipelaying Equipment

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, 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 - 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, 7.3 m (24 ft)
148ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended
180.1ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended
165ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)
131.9ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)
165ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended
165ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Hi (4 Part Line)
144.4ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Lo (4 Part Line)
60.85ft/min

Transmission

Drawbar Pull - 1 Forward
86000lb
Drawbar Pull - 2 Forward
49800lb
Drawbar Pull - 3 Forward
26800lb
1 Forward
2.3mile/h
2 Forward
4.1mile/h
3 Forward
7.1mile/h
1 Reverse
3mile/h
2 Reverse
5.2mile/h
3 Reverse
9mile/h

Undercarriage

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

Service Capacities

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

Weights

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

Components

Components (1)
Upper Boom Block
Components (2)
Load Block
6.1 m (20 ft) Boom
1980lb
7.3 m (24 ft) Boom
2604lb
Hook Block
338lb
Lower Boom Block
55lb

Dimensions (Approximate)

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
2.1ft
Ground Clearance - SAE J1234
1.41ft
Grouser Height
2.6in
Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS
11.25ft
Length - Track on Ground
12.17ft
Machine Height - Top of Counterweight
8.53ft
Operating Length
15.68ft
Track Gauge
7.51ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended
17.65ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted
12.04ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed
11.88ft
Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes
10ft

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
212HP
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
255HP
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN)
258HP
Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995
257HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
246HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
249HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
212HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
215HP

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

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.

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