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PL72 Pipelayer

PL72 Pipelayer

At a Glance

Engine Model
Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
212 HP
Lift Capacity
90000 lb
Bore
4.5 in
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Overview

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

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Engine Model Cat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power 212HP
Bore 4.5in
Stroke 5.9in
Displacement 567.5in³
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 255HP
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN) 258HP
Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995 257HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 246HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 249HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 212HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 215HP

Pipelaying Equipment

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Lift Capacity 90000lb

Undercarriage

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

Service Capacities

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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

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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

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

Pipelayer Equipment

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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

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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)

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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

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

Operating Specifications

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Lift Capacity 90000lb

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 2.5 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 3.575 metric tonnes.