PL72 Pipelayer

PL72 Pipelayer

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Engine

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

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
90000lb

Undercarriage

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

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank
109.6gal (US)
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)
Winch Case - Boom
3gal (US)
Winch Case - Hook
3gal (US)

Transmission

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
Drawbar Pull - 1 Forward
86000lb
Drawbar Pull - 2 Forward
49800lb
Drawbar Pull - 3 Forward
26800lb

Weights

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

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

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

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.

Built to Perform

  • Integrated powertrain with differential steering and updated hydraulic system work together to provide power and improved machine maneuverability for any pipelayer application.
  • Electro-hydraulics offer greater response and precise control to variable speed motors of the heavy duty winches for greater machine productivity.
  • Differential steering maintains full power to both tracks for best-in class turning even with a loaded boom, increasing maneuverability in tight locations.
  • Improved machine center of gravity for better slope capabilities.

Because Uptime Counts

  • Equipped with Product Link™ which enables remote monitoring, improving overall fleet management effectiveness.
  • Full left-side engine serviceability, including fill tube, dipstick, air cleaner, fuel filters, oil filter and coolant level check allows for quick and efficient routine service.
  • High speed oil change is standard and makes servicing even faster.
  • Hydraulic and powertrain filters and fuel tank drain are located at rear of machine and are conveniently serviceable from ground level.
  • Pressure taps are placed within hydraulic system to allow for quick monitoring.
  • Major components like the engine, transmission, and final drives are modular for quicker removal during service, saving cost and downtime.

Designed for Operators

  • Implement joystick places all pipelayer implement controls andfunctionality in one hand.
  • Low-effort, ergonomically designed and positioned control handleallows simultaneous, precise positioning of load line, boom, andextendible counterweight.
  • Dual brake pedal controls provide enhanced maneuverabilityand steering control.
  • Planetary differential steering contributes to superiormaneuverability in tight areas of operation as well as enhancedslope capability.

Work in Comfort

  • Quieter, pressurized cab with heated/ventilated seat option improves operator comfort and productivity.
  • Ergonomically designed seat is positioned for greater visibility to work area and convenient access to machine control lever, switches and pedals.

Built-In Safety Features

  • Load Monitor Indicator (LMI) ready from factory and can accept regional LMI systems.
  • Convenient steps, handles and guardrail provide safe access/egress.
  • Enlarged roof top window with retractable shade, additional mirrors, and angled door improves visibility to the trench, boom and blocks.
  • Standard operator presence detection system allows machine to idle when operator is not seated, but locks out power train to avoid unintentional movement.
  • Rear vision camera available to further enhance visibility around machine.

Standard Equipment: