PL87 Pipelayer

PL87 Pipelayer

PL87 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 PL87 answers customer needs for increased lift capacity, enhanced slope capability, ease of operation, performance and transportability.

Benefits & Features

Product Specs

Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
319hp
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV: Net Power – ISO 9249
319hp
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV: Net Power – ISO 9249
323hp
U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power – ISO 9249
329hp
U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power – ISO 9249
333hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Engine Power (maximum*) – SAE J1995
363hp
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Engine Power (maximum*) – ISO 14396
359hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Engine Power (maximum*) – ISO 14396 (DIN)
364hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (rated**) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
319hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (rated**) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
323hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (maximum*) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
345hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (maximum*) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 DIN
350hp
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Bore
5.4in
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Stroke
6.75in
Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Displacement
928in3
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Engine Power (maximum***) – SAE J1995
366hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Engine Power (maximum***) – ISO 14396
361hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Engine Power (maximum***) – ISO 14396 (DIN)
366hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Net Power (rated****) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
329hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Net Power (rated****) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
333hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Net Power (maximum***) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349
343hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Net Power (maximum***) – ISO 9249/SAE J1349 DIN
347hp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Bore
5.4in
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Stroke
6.75in
Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent: Displacement
928in3
Note
*Maximum speed 1,700 rpm
Note
**Rated speed 1,900 rpm
Note
***Maximum speed 1,600 rpm
Note
****Rated speed 1,850 rpm

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
216000lb

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank
109.6gal
Cooling System
20.3gal
Hydraulic Tank Oil
26.4gal
Engine Crankcase and Filter
11.4gal
Final Drives (each side)
3.4gal
Power Train Oil System
50.2gal
Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF)*
4.5gal
Recoil Spring Compartment
19.5gal
Winch Case (boom)
3gal
Winch Case (hook)
4gal
Note
*Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models only

Transmission

1 Forward
2.1mph
2 Forward
3.8mph
3 Forward
6.6mph
1 Reverse
2.8mph
2 Reverse
5mph
3 Reverse
8.8mph
Drawbar Pull – 1 Forward
148lbf
Drawbar Pull – 2 Forward
81lbf
Drawbar Pull – 3 Forward
44lbf

Weights

Shipping Weight
90600lb
Operating Weight
121795lb

Pipelayer Equipment

Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Drum Diameter
10in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Flange Diameter
20in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Drum Length
14in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Wire Rope Diameter
0.75in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)
375ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended
375ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 8.53 m (28 ft)
407.5ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Boom and Cables, 8.53 m (28 ft) Extended
407.5ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Hook: Hook Speed – Raise (8 part line)
50.8ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Drum Diameter
10in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Flange Diameter
20in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Drum Length
14in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Wire Rope Diameter
0.75in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)
180.5ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended
242.8ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 8.53 m (28 ft)
205ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches – Boom: Boom and Cables, 8.53 m (28 ft) Extended
282.8ft

Undercarriage

Ground Contact Area
9920.1in2
Grouser Height
3.6in
Length of Track on Ground
12.2ft
Number of Carrier Rollers (each side)
1
Number of Rollers (each side)
9
Number of Shoes (each side)
48
Shoe Type
Super Extreme Service
Track Gauge
8.3ft
Width of Standard Shoes
34in

Standards

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

Lift Capacity

Lift Capacity at Tipping Point – ISO 8813
216000lb

Hydraulic System

Counterweight (gear)
34.3gal/min
Implement Pump Output – Maximum (closed loop)
83.8gal/min
Steering Pump Output (closed loop)
86.7gal/min
Variable Charge Pump Output Maximum (open loop)
62.6gal/min
Fan Pump
35.7gal/min

Operating Specifications

Lift Capacity at Tipping Point – ISO 8813
216000lb

Components

Total Removable Counterweight*
23950lb
Removable Counterweight (14 plates) Single Plate
1711lb
Upper Boom Block
246lb
Lower Boom Block
246lb
Load Block
519lb
Hook Block
708lb
Standard Boom
3148lb
Extended Boom
3458lb
Note
*Calculated with extended boom

Dimensions (Approximate)

Track Gauge
8.3ft
Width of Tractor (standard shoes)
12.7ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight/boom removed)
13.3ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight retracted)
14.2ft
Width of Tractor (counterweight extended)
20.8ft
Machine Height (top of counterweight)
11.2ft
Length of Track on Ground
12.2ft
Operating Length
17.9ft
Height of Machine (Cab and ROPS)
11.6ft
Grouser Height
3.6in
Ground Clearance (per SAE J1234)
1.6ft
Boom Height (at SA0E 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang) 7.31 m (24 ft) boom
26.3ft
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang) 8.53 m (28 ft) boom
30.3ft
Drawbar Height
1.4ft

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
    • C15 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
    • Super extreme service grouser 864 mm (34 in): – Sealed and lubricated track (48 section) clipped grousers
  • 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 (Tier 3/Stage IIIA only)
  • ROPS (Tier 3/Stage IIIA only)

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