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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.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat® 3176C Cat® 3176C Less
Flywheel Power 240.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Gross Power 258.0 hp 192.0 kW Less
Net Power – EEC 80/1269 240.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 238.0 hp 177.0 kW Less
Bore 4.9 in 125.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.5 in 140.0 mm Less
Displacement 629.0 in3 10.3 L Less
Gross Power (Metric) 261.0 hp 192.0 kW Less
Gross Power – ISO 14396 (Metric) 257.0 hp 189.0 kW Less
Gross Power – ISO 14396 253.0 hp 189.0 kW Less
Net Power – EEC 80/1269 (Metric) 243.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 240.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 (Metric) 243.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 (Metric) 241.0 hp 177.0 kW Less
Rated Flywheel Power 240.0 hp 179.0 kW Less
Rated Flywheel Power (Metric) 243.0 hp 179.0 kW Less

Transmission

1 Forward 2.19 mph 3.52 km/h Less
2 Forward 3.79 mph 6.1 km/h Less
3 Forward 6.55 mph 10.54 km/h Less
1 Reverse 2.82 mph 4.54 km/h Less
2 Reverse 4.88 mph 7.85 km/h Less
3 Reverse 8.44 mph 13.58 km/h Less

Undercarriage

Track Gauge 88.0 in 2235.0 mm Less
Track on Ground 125.0 in 3176.0 mm Less
Ground Contact Area 6500.0 in2 4.19 m2 Less
Ground Pressure 10.8 psi 74.46 kPa Less
Number of Shoes (each side) 43 43 Less
Track Rollers (each side) 7 7 Less
Track Shoe Width 26.0 in 660.0 mm Less

Weights

Shipping Weight 69108.0 lb 31347.0 kg Less
Operating Weight 71302.0 lb 32342.0 kg Less

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity 90000.0 lb 40800.0 kg Less
Boom Length 20.0 ft 6.1 m Less
Hook Winch Drum Diameter 10.0 in 254.0 mm Less
Rope Minimum Breaking Strength 58800.0 lb 261.66 kN Less
Boom Winch Drum Diameter 8.5 in 224.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Flange Diameter 18.0 in 457.0 mm Less
Boom Winch Flange Diameter 16.0 in 406.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Drum Length 11.0 in 279.0 mm Less
Boom Winch Drum Length 10.0 in 254.0 mm Less
Diameter – Wire Rope 0.75 in 19.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Capacity – 19 mm (3/4 in) Diameter 263.0 ft 80.16 m Less
Boom Winch Capacity – 19 mm (3/4 in) Diameter 170.0 ft 51.82 m Less
Hook w/Wire Rope Installed – 19 mm (3/4 in) Diameter 165.0 ft 50.29 m Less
Boom w/Wire Rope Installed – 19 mm (3/4 in) Diameter 132.0 ft 40.23 m Less
Boom Line Speed 241.0 ft/min 73.0 m/min Less
4 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo) 36.0 ft/min 11.0 m/min Less
4 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi) 75.0 ft/min 22.0 m/min Less
Lift Capacity at Tipping Point 90000.0 lb 40800.0 kg Less
Removable Counterweights – 4 Segments: 1 at 3170.0 lb 1438.0 kg Less
Removable Counterweights – 4 Segments: 1 at 4228.0 lb 1918.0 kg Less
Removable Counterweights – 4 Segments: 2 at 815.0 lb 370.0 kg Less
Removable Counterweights – Number of Segments 4 4 Less
Removable Counterweights – Total 4 Segments 9030.0 lb 4096.0 kg Less
Total Weight Extendible 11200.0 lb 5080.0 kg Less

Hydraulic Controls

Type Pressure compensating piston-type pump. Pressure compensating piston-type pump. Less
Output – Maximum 74.2 gal/min 281.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting – Counterweight 2500.0 psi 17240.0 kPa Less
Relief Valve Setting – Hook and Boom Winch 4786.0 psi 33000.0 kPa Less

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank 126.5 gal 479.0 L Less
Crankcase (with Filter) 8.2 gal 31.0 L Less
Transmission, Bevel Gear, and Steering Clutch 48.3 gal 183.0 L Less
Final Drives (each) 3.4 gal 13.0 L Less
Cooling System 20.4 gal 77.4 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 14.3 gal 54.1 L Less
Recoil Spring Compartments (each) 15.0 gal 57.0 L Less

Standards

Brakes Brakes meet the standard SAE J/ISO 10265:2008. Brakes meet the standard SAE J/ISO 10265:2008. Less
ROPS ROPS offered by Caterpillar for the machine meets the criteria of ISO 3471:2008, ISO 3449:2005 Level II. ROPS offered by Caterpillar for the machine meets the criteria of ISO 3471:2008, ISO 3449:2005 Level II. Less

Dimensions

Track Gauge 88.0 in 2235.0 mm Less
Width of Tractor – Boom Removed 144.0 in 3659.0 mm Less
Width of Tractor – Counterweight Extended 206.0 in 5228.0 mm Less
Machine Height – Tip of Grouser to Top of Winch 114.0 in 2895.0 mm Less
Drawbar Height (Center of Clevis) 24.9 in 634.0 mm Less
Length of Track on Ground 125.0 in 3176.0 mm Less
Operating Length (with Drawbar) 186.0 in 4736.0 mm Less
Height to Top of Stack 133.0 in 3387.0 mm Less
Grouser Height 2.8 in 71.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance (SAE J1234) 16.4 in 416.0 mm Less
Boom Height – Tip of Grouser at SAE 1.22 m (4 ft) Overhang 265.0 in 6728.0 mm Less
Machine Height – Tip of Grouser to Top of ROPS 136.0 in 3450.0 mm Less
Width of Tractor 114.0 in 2895.0 mm Less

Lift Capacity

Lift Capacity at Tipping Point 90000.0 lb 40800.0 kg Less

Pipelayer

Integrated, robust components


Operator Station and Controls

Designed for Productive Comfort


Engine and Power Train

Powerful Efficiency


Structure

Underlying Strength


Undercarriage

Engineered for Performance


Integrated Technologies

Solutions to Make Work Easier and More Efficient


Sustainability

Thinking Generations Ahead


Serviceability

More Productivity, Less Cost


Safety

Designed with Protection in Mind


Renowned Cat Dealer Support

When Uptime Counts


572R2 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • • Alarm, back-up
  • • Alternator, 70-amp
  • • Converter, 10-amp/12-volt
  • • Diagnostic connector (starting and charging)
  • • Horn, forward warning
  • • Hour meter
  • • Lights, 2 forward, 2 rear
  • • Starting receptacle, 24-volt direct

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • • Armrests, adjustable
  • • Brake pedal
  • • Decelerator pedal and switch
  • • Engine air cleaner service indicator
  • • Engine RPM display/gear display
  • • Foot pegs for slope work
  • • FTC control for Clutch and Brake steering
  • • Monitoring System, Electronic (EMS III) coolant temperature, power train oil, hydraulic and fuel gauge, tachometer, odometer, gear indicator diagnostic functions
  • • Power points, two 12-volt
  • • Pre-start coolant level monitoring system
  • • Product Link Ready
  • • ROPS, rollover protection system
  • • Seat, vinyl suspension
  • • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • • Storage and literature compartment
  • • Transmission shift points selection
  • • Travel speed and gear limiter, electronic

PIPELAYER
  • • Block and hook with latch
  • • Boom, 6.10 m (20 ft)
  • • Counterweight, extendible segmented 4096 kg (9,030 lb)
  • • Hydraulics, pipelayer system

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • • Adjuster, hydraulic track
  • • Carrier rollers
  • • Heavy-duty sealed and lubricated tracks
  • • Lifetime lubricated idlers and track rollers
  • • Master link, two-piece
  • • Sprockets, segmented
  • • Track frame, 7 rollers
  • • Track with single grouser track shoes: – 43-section, 660 mm (26 in)

POWER TRAIN
  • • 3176C EUI Caterpillar diesel engine with: – Advanced Modular Cooling System (AMOCS) – Brake system, service, parking and emergency – Coolant, extended life – Drains, ecology (engine oil, coolant, hydraulic oil, fuel tank, power train case) – Fan, blower – Final drives, 3-planet double reduction planetary – Fuel priming pump – Fuel/Water separator – Grid, radiator core sand blast – Muffler – Precleaner with strata tube dust ejector – Prescreener – Starting aide, ether – Shifting, auto-shift (2F/2R, 2F/1R, 1F/2R) – Shifting, auto-kickdown (auto downshift) – Shifting, controlled throttle – Steering system, FTC Clutch and Brake – Torque divider – Transmission, power shift, three-speed planetary with torque converter

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • • Altitude operation capability, 2286 meter (7,500 ft) without derating
  • • Bumper, front with towing device
  • • Diagnostic pressure taps, centralized ecology drains
  • • Extended service intervals (500 hours)
  • • Guards: – Crankcase, normal service – End track-guide – Hinged bottom – Instrument panel – Radiator, hinged – Rear
  • • Hood, perforated
  • • Implement oil filter
  • • Keyed lockable enclosures
  • • Load sensing hydraulics
  • • Radiator doors, louvered, hinged
  • • Rigid drawbar
  • • S•O•S analysis taps for engine, transmission, and implement fluids
  • • Transmission remote pressure taps
  • • Vandalism protection

572R2 Optional Equipment

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • • Product Link PL321, none
  • • Product Link PL321, Satellite

PIPELAYER
  • • Boom, 7.3 m (24 ft)

POWER TRAIN
  • • Drain, ecology (transmission, torque converter)

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