PL83

Pipelayers PL83

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat C15
Cat C15
Flywheel Power
319 HP
238 kW
Lift Capacity
170000 lb
77111 kg

Overview

Purpose-Built for Top Performance and Reliability

The PL83 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

Purpose-built from the factory to stand up to tough pipe line work, all supported by experienced Cat pipeline dealers.

Slope Capable

Low center of gravity, excellent machine balance and differential steering all help with maneuverability in tight areas and slope capability.

Easy to Operate

Low effort, ergonomic controls put all pipelayer implement controls and functionality in one hand. Common cab features across pipelayer models contribute to ease of use.

Product Specifications for PL83

Engine Model Cat C15 Cat C15
Flywheel Power 319 HP 238 kW
Tier 4 Final/Stage V: Net Power (Rated Speed**) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 319 HP 238 kW
Tier 4 Final/Stage V: Net Power (Rated Speed**) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 323 mhp 323 mhp
Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power (Rated Speed****) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 333 mhp 245 kW
Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power (Rated Speed****) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 329 HP 333 mhp
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Korea Tier 4 Final or UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V/Korea Tier 4 Final or UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA
Fuel Tank 109.6 gal (US) 415 l
DEF Tank(1) 4.5 gal (US) 17 l
Note (2) **Rated speed 1,900 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler, and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011. **Rated speed 1,900 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler, and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011.
Note (4) ****Rated speed 1,850 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler, and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011. ****Rated speed 1,850 rpm. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air cleaner, muffler, and alternator. Net power is tested per ISO 9249:2007 and SAE J1349:2011.
Lift Capacity 170000 lb 77111 kg
Operating Weight 109000 lb 49442 kg
Shipping Weight 85880 lb 38955 kg
Removable Counterweight (10 plates) Single Plate 1707.7 lb 774.6 kg
Total Removable Counterweight* 17077 lb 7746 kg
Track Gauge 7.7 ft 2.34 m
Length - Track on Ground 12.2 ft 3.72 m
Ground Contact Area 8215 in² 5.3 m²
Width - Standard Shoes 30 in 710 mm
Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes 10.7 ft 3.25 m
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended 19.9 ft 6.07 m
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 13.5 ft 4.11 m
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 12.7 ft 3.86 m
Machine Height - Top of Counterweight 11.2 ft 3.4 m
Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS 11.6 ft 3.53 m
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 22.3 ft 6.78 m
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 26.3 ft 8.02 m
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 8.5 m (28 ft) Boom 30.3 ft 9.25 m
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. 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.

PL83 Standard Equipment

NOTE

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

POWER TRAIN

  • Cat C15 diesel engine: Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) Aftertreatment Meets Tier 4 Final/Stage V or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards, depending on region of sale
  • 24V electric start
  • Aftercooler, air-to-air (ATAAC)
  • Coolant, extended life with protection to -37 C (-34 F)
  • Filter, air with electronic service indicator
  • Final drives: Four double reduction planetary
  • Fuel priming pump, electric
  • High performance single plane cooling system
  • Parking brake, electronic
  • Precleaner, strata-tube dust ejector
  • Prescreener
  • Starting aid, ether
  • Torque divider
  • Transmission, electronically controlled 3-speed Powershift
  • Turbocharger, wastegate
  • Water separator
  • Zero speed hydraulic fan, reversing and hydraulically driven, electronically controlled

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Load Moment Indicator (LMI)
  • Advisor operator interface: Electronic monitoring system, Diagnostic service information, Operator preferences
  • Armrest, adjustable
  • Deactivation switch, hydraulic controls
  • Decelerator pedal
  • Differential steering control, with touch shift
  • Dual brake pedal
  • Heater and ventilation
  • ROPS
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Storage compartment

PIPELAYING EQUIPMENT

  • Block and hook with latch
  • Counterweights, extendible segmented
  • Winches, hydraulic actuated and electronically controlled

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Carrier roller
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Master links, two piece
  • Medium service grouser 760 mm (30 in): Sealed and lubricated track (48 section)
  • Non-suspended undercarriage
  • Rollers and idlers, lifetime lubricated
  • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
  • Track guiding guards
  • Track roller frames

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, backup
  • Batteries, four maintenance free heavy duty
  • Boom and counterweight limit switch
  • Converter, 12V, 10 amp with one outlet
  • Horn, forward warning
  • Lights, two front, two rear
  • Machine diagnostic connector
  • Machine disconnect switch
  • Starting receptacle

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Bottom guards, hinged
  • Bumper, front with towing device
  • Ecology drains: Engine oil, Coolant, Hydraulic oil, Torque converter, Fuel tank, Power train case and transmission
  • Enclosures, perforated engine
  • Guard, hinged radiator
  • Hood, perforated
  • Hydraulic system, electronically activated for hook, boom and counterweight control
  • Hydraulics, independent steering and work tool pumps
  • Oil cooler, hydraulic
  • Product Link ready
  • S-O-S sampling ports
  • Steering, electronically controlled power differential
  • Vandalism protection for fluid compartments
  • ROPS

PL83 Optional Equipment

NOTE

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Cab with air conditioning, heat and 150 amp alternator
  • OROPS with heat and 150 amp alternator
  • Cloth air seat
  • Deluxe seat
  • Vinyl seat
  • Heated seat

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Arctic rollers
  • Standard rollers

TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS

  • Product Link

PIPELAYING EQUIPMENT

  • Boom and cables 6.1 m (20 ft)
  • Boom and cables 7.3 m (24 ft)
  • Boom and cables 8.5 m (28 ft)

OTHER OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • CE Certification
  • ROPS

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