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PL72 Pipelayer

  • OVERVIEW
  • SPECIFICATIONS
  • STANDARD / OPTIONAL
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

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.

Engine
  • Engine Model - Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
  • Flywheel Power - 212 HP
  • Bore - 4.5 in
  • Stroke - 5.9 in
  • Displacement - 567.5 in³
  • 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 - 255 HP
  • Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN) - 258 HP
  • Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995 - 257 HP
  • Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 - 246 HP
  • Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) - 249 HP
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 - 212 HP
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) - 215 HP
  • Transmission
  • 1 Forward - 2.3 mile/h
  • 2 Forward - 4.1 mile/h
  • 3 Forward - 7.1 mile/h
  • 1 Reverse - 3 mile/h
  • 2 Reverse - 5.2 mile/h
  • 3 Reverse - 9 mile/h
  • Drawbar Pull - 1 Forward - 86000 lb
  • Drawbar Pull - 2 Forward - 49800 lb
  • Drawbar Pull - 3 Forward - 26800 lb
  • Undercarriage
  • Track Gauge - 90 in
  • Track on Ground - 10.7 ft
  • Carrier Rollers/Side - 1
  • Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754) - 8406 in²
  • Grouser Height - 2.6 in
  • Pitch - 8 in
  • Shoe Width - 30 in
  • Shoes/Side - 45
  • Track Rollers/Side - 8
  • Weights
  • Shipping Weight - 59846 lb
  • Operating Weight - 68945 lb
  • Pipelaying Equipment
  • Lift Capacity - 90000 lb
  • Pipelayer Equipment
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) - 131.9 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended - 165 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) - 148 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended - 180.1 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Diameter - 8.5 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Length - 10 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Flange Diameter - 15.5 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Wire Rope Diameter - 0.75 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) - 165 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended - 165 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) - 180.1 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended - 180.1 ft
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Diameter - 8.5 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Length - 10 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Flange Diameter - 15.5 in
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Hi (4 Part Line) - 144.4 ft/min
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Lo (4 Part Line) - 60.85 ft/min
  • Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Wire Rope Diameter - 0.75 in
  • Service Capacities
  • Fuel Tank - 109.6 gal (US)
  • Cooling System - 13.4 gal (US)
  • Engine Crankcase - With Filter - 6.5 gal (US)
  • Final Drive - Each - 3.6 gal (US)
  • Hydraulic Tank Oil - 26.4 gal (US)
  • Power Train Oil System - 39.1 gal (US)
  • Standards
  • Brakes - Brakes meet the standard ISO 10265:2008
  • ROPS - ROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the standard ISO 3471:2008
  • Operating Specifications
  • Lift Capacity - 90000 lb
  • 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.
  • Components
  • 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom - 1980 lb
  • 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom - 2604 lb
  • Components (1) - Upper Boom Block
  • Components (2) - Load Block
  • Hook Block - 338 lb
  • Lower Boom Block - 55 lb
  • Dimensions (Approximate)
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom - 22.24 ft
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom - 26.28 ft
  • Drawbar - Height - 2.1 ft
  • Ground Clearance - SAE J1234 - 1.41 ft
  • Grouser Height - 2.6 in
  • Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS - 11.25 ft
  • Length - Track on Ground - 12.17 ft
  • Machine Height - Top of Counterweight - 8.53 ft
  • Operating Length - 15.68 ft
  • Track Gauge - 7.51 ft
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended - 17.65 ft
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted - 12.04 ft
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed - 11.88 ft
  • Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes - 10 ft
  • Service Capacities
  • Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF) - 4.5 gal (US)
  • Winch Case - Boom - 3 gal (US)
  • Winch Case - Hook - 3 gal (US)
  • Undercarriage
  • Ground Clearance - 14.6 in
  • Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) - 8.2 psi
  • Oscillation at Front Idler - 6.4 in
  • Weights
  • Lift Capacity - 90000 lb
  • Standard Equipment
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  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
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