PL61

Pipelayers PL61

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Cat C4.4
Flywheel Power
130 HP
97 kW
Lift Capacity
40000 lb
18144 kg

Overview

Purpose-Built for Top Performance and Reliability

The PL61 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat pipelayers designed for performance, safety and serviceability. Easy transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat dealer network, means this key pipe line equipment is available when and where you need it.

Benefits

Pipe Line Performance

18-ton machine delivering smooth response, maneuverability and easy transport.

Easy to Operate

Comfortable cab, fast steering response and ergonomic controls help operators work productively all day long.

More Reliability

Easy service access, updated cooling package and simplified cable replacement add to the overall reliability you need in the right-of-way.

Product Specifications for PL61

Engine Model Cat C4.4 Cat C4.4
Flywheel Power 130 HP 97 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 130 HP 97 kW
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN) 132 HP 132 HP
Cat C4.4 Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final
Cat C7.1 Emissions China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Fuel Tank 69 gal (US) 260 l
DEF Tank(1) 5 gal (US) 19 l
Note (1) All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations. All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (biodiesel blend stock should meet Cat biodiesel spec, ASTM D6751 or EN 14214). Cat DEO-ULS™ or oils that meet the Cat ECF-3, API CJ-4, and ACEA E9 specification are required. Consult your OMM for further machine specific fuel recommendations.
Note (2) Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (3) (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Lift Capacity 40000 lb 18144 kg
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 39890 lb 18090 kg
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 40060 lb 18170 kg
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 40920 lb 18560 kg
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 41095 lb 18640 kg
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1) 37570 lb 17040 kg
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes 37720 lb 17110 kg
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1) 38600 lb 17510 kg
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes 38780 lb 17590 kg
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Track Gauge 79 in 2000 mm
Track on Ground 104 in 2645 mm
Ground Contact Area - LGP 6920 in² 4.46 m²
Ground Contact Area - Narrow 5100 in² 3.29 m²
Ground Pressure(1) - LGP 5.9 psi 40.8 kPa
Ground Pressure(1) - Narrow 7.8 psi 53.9 kPa
Ground Pressure - LGP 6.3 psi 40.9 kPa
Ground Pressure - Narrow 7.9 psi 54 kPa
Number of Shoes/Rollers - Each Side 40/8 40/8
Track Shoe Width - Narrow/LGP 560/760 mm (22/30 in) 560/760 mm (22/30 in)
Note (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology. (1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.
Width - Tractor - With 760 mm [30 in] Shoes 109 in 2760 mm
Width - Tractor - With 560 mm [22 in] Shoes 101 in 2560 mm
Width - Counterweight Extended 187 in 4750 mm
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 128 in 3240 mm
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 126 in 3190 mm
Track Gauge 79 in 2000 mm
Operating Length 151 in 3850 mm
Length - Track on Ground 104 in 2645 mm
Machine Height - Tip of Winch 101 in 2570 mm
Height of Machine from Tip of Grouser to Top of Stack(1) 112 in 2850 mm
Height - Top of ROPS: Canopy/Cab 118 in 2985 mm
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang) 245 in 6220 mm
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 tons. 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 tons.

PL61 Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • ROPS Cab with cloth seat or ROPS Canopy with vinyl seat
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Electro-hydraulic controls, seat mounted, adjustable
  • Foot rests
  • Display with gauge cluster
  • Rotary throttle switch
  • Independent forward/reverse speed settings
  • Mirror, rearview
  • Mirror
  • 12V radio ready
  • 12V power port
  • Coat hook
  • Storage compartment
  • Cup holder
  • Heavy duty rubber floor mat
  • Single pedal combining deceleration and braking function
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Eco Mode
  • Electronic water-in-fuel indicator
  • Electronically programmable speed selector
  • Heater

PIPELAYER

  • Boom, 5.49 m (18 ft)
  • Counterweight, extendible 2980 kg (6,570 lb)

POWER TRAIN

  • Aluminum bar plate cooling system (radiator, power train, aftercooler)
  • Air cleaner with pre-cleaner, automatic dust ejection and under-hood intake
  • Electric fuel priming pump with integrated fuel/water separator
  • Dual path, electronic control, closed-loop hydrostatic transmission
  • Under-hood muffler
  • Starting aid, ether injection
  • Antifreeze, extendible life coolant -37 °C (-35 °F)
  • Cat C4.4 turbocharged diesel engine with engine mounted aftertreatment to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage IV / Korea Tier 4 Final / Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final) Certified Engine emission standards. 115 Amp alternator, air cleaner
  • Cat C7.1 turbocharged diesel engine to meet China Nonroad Stage III, India Bharat III, Eurasian Economic Union Stage IIIA, UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA emission standards, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA. 100 Amp (24 Volt) alternator.
  • Engine decelerating function - rotary switch and pedal engine speed control)
  • Engine idle shutdown
  • Hydraulically driven, variable speed fan

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Heavy duty undercarriage
  • Track adjusters, hydraulic
  • Track, 40 sections: - Standard configuration, 560 mm (22 in) - LGP configuration, 760 mm (30 in)

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, back up
  • Batteries, heavy duty, 900 CCA
  • Converter, 12V, 10 Amp
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Integrated lights (4 front, 2 rear)
  • Starter, 24 volt
  • Glowplug starting aid

HYDRAULICS

  • Three-function electro-hydraulic valve

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Fuel tank and guard
  • Hinged crankcase guard
  • Lockable engine enclosures
  • Hinged radiator grill and swing-out fan
  • Front pull device
  • Rigid drawbar
  • Ecology drains
  • SOS sampling ports

PL61 Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Radio, AM/FM/AUX/USB/Bluetooth
  • Visibility kit, no camera
  • Visibility kit, single camera

POWER TRAIN

  • Insulated breather
  • Low temperature starter

TECNOLOGY PRODUCTS

  • Load Monitor Indicator (LMI)
  • Product Link

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