Tag Archives: Pipelayers

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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