PL72 Pipelayer

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Overview

The PL72 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.

Engine

Units:
Engine Model Cat C9.3 Cat C9.3 Less
Flywheel Power 212.0 HP 158.0 kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 212.0 HP 158.0 kW Less
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 215.0 HP 215.0 HP Less
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent Less
Fuel Tank 109.6 gal (US) 415.0 l Less
DEF Tank(1) 4.5 gal (US) 17.1 l Less

Weights

Lift Capacity 90000.0 lb 40823.0 kg Less
Operating Weight 68945.0 lb 31278.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight 59846.0 lb 27145.0 kg Less

Components

6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 1980.0 lb 898.1 kg Less
7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 2604.0 lb 1181.0 kg Less

Undercarriage

Track Gauge 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Track on Ground 10.7 ft 3270.0 mm Less
Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754) 8406.0 in² 5.42 m² Less
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 8.2 psi 56.6 kPa Less
Shoe Width 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less

Dimensions (Approximate)

Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes 10.0 ft 3.05 m Less
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended 17.65 ft 5.38 m Less
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 12.04 ft 3.67 m Less
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 11.88 ft 3.62 m Less
Track Gauge 7.51 ft 2.29 m Less
Length - Track on Ground 12.17 ft 3.71 m Less
Machine Height - Top of Counterweight 8.53 ft 2.6 m Less
Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS 11.25 ft 3.43 m Less
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 22.24 ft 6.78 m Less
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 26.28 ft 8.01 m Less

Air Conditioning System

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. Less

Built to Perform

Because Uptime Counts

Designed for Operators

Work in Comfort

Built-In Safety Features

PL72 Standard Equipment

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

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Armrest, adjustable
  • Deactivation switch, hydraulic controls
  • Advisor operator interface: – Electronic monitoring system – Diagnostic service information – Operator preferences
  • ROPS
  • Decelerator pedal
  • Dual brake pedal
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Heater and ventilation
  • Differential steering control, with touch shift
  • Storage compartment

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

POWER TRAIN
  • C9.3 ACERT diesel engine: – Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) – Aftertreatment – Meets Tier 4 Final/ Stage IV or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards, depending on region of sale.
  • Aftercooler, air-to-air (ATAAC)
  • High performance single plane cooling system
  • Coolant, extended life with protection to –37° C (–34° F)
  • 24V electric start
  • Zero speed hydraulic fan, reversing and hydraulically driven, electronically controlled
  • Filter, air with electronic service indicator
  • Final drives: – Four planet, double reduction Planetary
  • Fuel priming pump, electric
  • Parking brake, electronic
  • Precleaner, strata-tube dust ejector
  • Prescreener
  • Starting aid, ether
  • Torque divider
  • Transmission, electronically controlled: – Powershift, 3F/3R speed
  • Turbocharger, wastegate
  • Water separator

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

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