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PL61 Pipelayer

The PL61 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers designed for performance, safety and serviceability. Easy transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat dealer network, means this key pipe line equipment is available when and where you need it.

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Product Specs

Engine

Engine Model Cat C4.4
Flywheel Power 130 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 130 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) 132 HP
Cat C4.4 Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final
Cat C7.1 Emissions China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Fuel Tank 69 gal (US)
DEF Tank(1) 5 gal (US)
Note (1) All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (3) (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity 40000 lb

Weights - Operating Weight

Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 39890 lb
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 40060 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 40920 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 41095 lb
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Weights - Shipping Weight

Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 37570 lb
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 37720 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 38600 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 38780 lb
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Undercarriage

Track Gauge 79 in
Track on Ground 104 in
Ground Contact Area - LGP 6920 in²
Ground Contact Area - Narrow 5100 in²
Ground Pressure(1) - LGP 5.9 psi
Ground Pressure(1) - Narrow 7.8 psi
Ground Pressure - LGP 6.3 psi
Ground Pressure - Narrow 7.9 psi
Number of Shoes/Rollers - Each Side 40/8
Track Shoe Width - Narrow/LGP 560/760 mm (22/30 in)
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Dimensions

Width - Tractor - With 760 mm [30 in] Shoes 109 in
Width - Tractor - With 560 mm [22 in] Shoes 101 in
Width - Counterweight Extended 187 in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 128 in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 126 in
Track Gauge 79 in
Operating Length 151 in
Length - Track on Ground 104 in
Machine Height - Tip of Winch 101 in
Height of Machine from Tip of Grouser to Top of Stack(1) 112 in
Height - Top of ROPS: Canopy/Cab 118 in
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang) 245 in

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 1.3 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.859 metric tons.