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Pipelayers

PL87 Pipelayer

  • Engine Model
    Cat® C15 ACERT™
  • Engine Model
    Cat C15
  • Flywheel Power
    319 hp
  • Flywheel Power
    319 HP
Engine
Engine Model
Cat® C15 ACERT™
Engine Model
Cat C15
Flywheel Power
319 hp
Flywheel Power
319 HP
Tier 4 Final
319 HP
Tier 4 Final
319 HP
Tier 4 Final
323 mhp
Tier 4 Final
323 HP
Tier 3
333 mhp
Tier 3
329 HP
Tier 3
329 HP
Tier 3
333 HP
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
Fuel Tank
109.6 gal (US)
DEF Tank
4.5 gal (US)
Note
**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
****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.
U
323 hp
U
333 hp
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV
U
319 HP
U
329 HP
Tier 4 Final
363 HP
Tier 4 Final
359 HP
Tier 4 Final
364 HP
Tier 4 Final
345 HP
Tier 4 Final
350 HP
Tier 4 Final
5.4 in
Tier 4 Final
6.75 in
Tier 4 Final
928 in³
Tier 3
366 HP
Tier 3
361 HP
Tier 3
366 HP
Tier 3
343 HP
Tier 3
347 HP
Tier 3
5.4 in
Tier 3
6.75 in
Tier 3
928 in³
Note
*Maximum speed 1,700 rpm
Note
**Rated speed 1,900 rpm
Note
***Maximum speed 1,600 rpm
Note
****Rated speed 1,850 rpm
Note
*Maximum speed 1,700 rpm
Note
***Maximum speed 1,600 rpm
Pipelaying Equipment
Lift Capacity
216000 lb
Transmission
1 Forward
2.1 mph
1 Forward
2.1 mile/h
2 Forward
3.8 mph
2 Forward
3.8 mile/h
3 Forward
6.6 mph
3 Forward
6.6 mile/h
1 Reverse
2.8 mph
1 Reverse
2.8 mile/h
2 Reverse
5 mph
2 Reverse
5 mile/h
3 Reverse
8.8 mph
3 Reverse
8.8 mile/h
Drawbar Pull
148 lbf
Drawbar Pull
81 lbf
Drawbar Pull
44 lbf
Undercarriage
Track Gauge
8.3 ft
Ground Contact
9920.1 in2
Grouser Height
3.6 in
Length of Track on Ground
12.2 ft
Number of Carrier
1
Number of Rollers
9
Number of Shoes
48
Shoe Type
Super Extreme Service
Grouser Height
3.6 in
Number of Carrier Rollers
1
Number of Rollers
9
Number of Shoes
48
Shoe Type
Super Extreme Service
Track Gauge
8.3 ft
Length
12.2 ft
Ground Contact Area
9920.1 in²
Width
34 in
Weights
Operating Weight
121795 lb
Shipping Weight
90600 lb
Shipping Weight
90600 lb
Operating Weight
121795 lb
Components
Standard Boom
3148 lb
Extended Boom
3458 lb
Removable Counterweight
1708 lb
Total Removable Counterweight
23908 lb
Note
*Calculated with extended boom
Upper Boom Block
246 lb
Lower Boom Block
246 lb
Load Block
519 lb
Hook Block
708 lb
Pipelayer Equipment
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
20 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
14 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
0.75 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
375 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
375 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
407.5 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
407.5 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
50.8 ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
20 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
14 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
0.75 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
180.5 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
242.8 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
205 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches
282.8 ft
Service Capacities
Fuel Tank
109.6 gal
Fuel Tank
109.6 gal (US)
Cooling System
20.3 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank Oil
26.4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase
11.4 gal (US)
Final Drive
3.4 gal (US)
Power Train Oil System
50.2 gal (US)
Diesel Engine Fluid
4.5 gal (US)
Recoil Spring Compartment
19.5 gal (US)
Winch Case
3 gal (US)
Winch Case
4 gal (US)
Note
*Tier 4 Final/Stage IV models only
Dimensions (Approximate)
Width
12.7 ft
Track Gauge
8.3 ft
Length
12.2 ft
Width
20.8 ft
Width
14.2 ft
Width
13.3 ft
Machine Height
11.2 ft
Height
11.6 ft
Boom Height
22.3 ft
Boom Height
26.3 ft
Boom Height
30.4 ft
Operating Length
17.9 ft
Grouser Height
3.6 in
Ground Clearance
1.6 ft
Drawbar
1.4 ft
Dimensions
Width
12.7 ft
Standards
Brakes
Brakes meet the International Standard ISO 10265:2008
ROPS
ROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the International Standard ISO 3471:2008
Brakes
Brakes meet the International Standard ISO 10265:2008
ROPS
ROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the International Standard ISO 3471:2008
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.
Lift Capacity
Lift Capacity at Tipping Point
216000 lb
Hydraulic System
Counterweights
34.3 gal/min
Implement Pump Output
83.8 gal/min
Steering Pump Output
86.7 gal/min
Variable Charge Pump Output
62.6 gal/min
Fan Pump
35.7 gal/min
Operating Specifications
Lift Capacity at Tipping Point
216000 lb
  • 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
    • Drawbar, heavy duty
    • 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
  • 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