Tag Archives: Pipelayers

Updated Cat® PL61 Pipelayer Offers Performance, Safety Features, Easy Maintenance and Transport

Part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers, the updated PL61 delivers 40,000 lb (18 145 kg) of maximum load capacity. The new model retains its familiar comfort and easy maintenance features, with updates for added safety and performance. Easy 128-inch (3240 mm) transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat […]

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John Deere Purpose-Built Pipelayer-Ready Crawlers Give Customers New Options in the Pipeline Industry

Purpose-built in Dubuque, Iowa, the John Deere-designed and manufactured 1050K pipelayer-ready (PL) crawlers are now available for pipeline customers looking to get a lift on the competition. The 1050K pipelayer is available in two configurations for 170,000 pounds (PL170) and 220,000 pounds (PL220) of maximum lift capacity. “Our pipeline customers asked for a purpose-built John […]

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New Volvo PL3005E Rotating Pipelayer Increases Power and Lifting Capacity

          As the latest addition to the lineup of Volvo E-Series rotating pipelayers, the PL3005E boasts impressive improvements to power, productivity and efficiency versus predecessor models, all on a 360-degree excavator-based platform. Equipped with the Volvo D8J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL3005E offers a 6 percent increase in horsepower, 8 […]

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Volvo PL4809E Tier 4 Final Rotating Pipelayer Pushes Performance to New Limits

The new PL4809E rotating pipelayer from Volvo Construction Equipment delivers superior performance capabilities, thanks to its excavator-based design, safety-enhancing features, advanced Load Management System and CareTrack® telematics. Equipped with the latest Volvo D13J Tier 4 Final engine, the PL4809E delivers lifting capacity that outperforms the largest traditional side booms in its size class. With a […]

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New CAT PL72, PL83, & PL87 Pipelayers Feature Purpose-Built Frames & Cab, Heavy-Lift Capacities, Precise Hydraulic Control, Integrated Power Train, & Operator Comfort

The Cat® PL72, PL83, and PL87 Pipelayers—long the standard in the pipe-laying industry for powerful performance, reliability, and durability—feature an integrated, all-Cat power train with differential steering and an electronically controlled hydraulic system that places total control of lifting functions into one single joystick. Independent, variable-speed winches for the boom and hook provide precise control, […]

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