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PL61 Pipelayer

PL61 Pipelayer

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat® C6.6 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
125 HP
Lift Capacity
40000 lb
Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes
37480 lb
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Engineered to exceed the most demanding working conditions. The PL61’s power and versatility, combined with rugged components, are designed for tough and varied conditions. This machine offers you the reliability and durability you expect from Cat pipelayers.


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Engine Model Cat® C6.6 ACERT™
Flywheel Power 125HP
Net Power - Caterpillar 125HP
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 125HP
Net Power - SAE J1349 123.4HP
Bore 4.13in
Stroke 5in
Displacement 403in³
Net Power - ISO 9249 125HP

Pipelaying Equipment

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Lift Capacity 40000lb
Boom Length 18ft
Hook Winch Drum Diameter 8.5in
Boom Winch Drum Diameter 9.63in
Hook Winch Flange Diameter 15.5in
Boom Winch Flange Diameter 14.63in
Hook Winch Drum Length 10in
Boom Winch Drum Length 10in
Hook Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 239ft
Boom Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 162ft
Hook with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 130ft
Boom with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 130ft
Boom Line Speed 151ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Lo) 108ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Hi) 228ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo) 54ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi) 114ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo) 36ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi) 76ft/min
Counterweight Extendible 6570lb


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Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes 37480lb
Operating Weight 37480lb
Operating Weight - LGP 39242lb
Shipping Weight - LGP 37192lb
Shipping Weight - Narrow Shoes 35428lb


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Number of Shoes - Each Side 40
Track Rollers - Each Side 7
Track on Ground 104in
Track Shoe Width - Narrow 22in
Ground Contact Area - Narrow 4650in²
Ground Pressure - Narrow 8.2psi
Track Gauge - Narrow 70in
Track Shoe Width - LGP 30in
Ground Contact Area - LGP 6200in²
Ground Pressure - LGP 6.3psi
Track Gauge - LGP 79in

Service Capacities

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Fuel Tank 77.9gal (US)
Crankcase - With Filter 4.35gal (US)
Final Drive - Each 6gal (US)
Cooling System 6.4gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank 15.3gal (US)

Hydraulic Controls

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Type piston type, variable, two section
Output - Maximum 142gal/min
Relief Valve Setting - Counterweight 2500psi

Lift Capacity

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Lift Capacity at Tipping Point - ISO 8813 40000lb

Air Conditioning System

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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 tonnes.