PL61 Pipelayer

PL61 Pipelayer

Engineered to exceed the most demanding working conditions. The PL61’s power and versatility, combined with rugged components, are designed for tough and varied conditions. This machine offers you the reliability and durability you expect from Cat pipelayers.

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Engine

Engine Model
Cat® C6.6 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
125.0hp
Net Power - Caterpillar
125.0hp
Net Power - EEC 80/1269
125.0hp
Net Power - SAE J1349
123.4hp
Bore
4.13in
Stroke
5.0in
Displacement
403.0in3
Net Power - ISO 9249
125.0hp
Engine Model
Cat® C6.6 ACERT™
Flywheel Power
125mm H2O
Net Power - Caterpillar
125mm H2O
Net Power - EEC 80/1269
125mm H2O
Net Power - SAE J1349
123.4mm H2O
Bore
4.13in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
403in³
Net Power - ISO 9249
125mm H2O

Weights

Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes
37480.0lb
Operating Weight
37480.0lb
Operating Weight - LGP
39242.0lb
Shipping Weight - Narrow Shoes
35428.0lb
Shipping weight - LGP
37192.0lb
Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes
37480lb
Operating Weight
37480lb
Operating Weight - LGP
39242lb
Shipping Weight - LGP
37192lb
Shipping Weight - Narrow Shoes
35428lb

Undercarriage

Number of Shoes - Each Side
40
Track on Ground
104.0in
Track Shoe Width - Narrow
22.0in
Ground Pressure - Narrow
8.2psi
Ground Contact Area - LGP
6200.0in2
Ground Pressure - LGP
6.3psi
Track Rollers - Each Side
7
Ground Contact Area - Narrow
4650in²
Ground Pressure - Narrow
8.2psi
Track Gauge - Narrow
70in
Track Shoe Width - LGP
30in
Number of Shoes - Each Side
40
Track on Ground
104in
Track Shoe Width - Narrow
22in
Ground Contact Area - LGP
6200in²
Ground Pressure - LGP
6.3psi
Track Gauge - LGP
79in

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank
77.9gal
Crankcase (with Filter)
4.35gal
Final Drives (each)
6.0gal
Hydraulic Tank
15.3gal
Cooling System
6.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank
77.9gal (US)
Crankcase - With Filter
4.35gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
6gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
15.3gal (US)

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
40000lb
Boom Length
18ft
Hook Winch Drum Diameter
8.5in
Boom Winch Drum Diameter
9.63in
Hook Winch Flange Diameter
15.5in
Boom Winch Flange Diameter
14.63in
Hook Winch Drum Length
10in
Boom Winch Drum Length
10in
Hook Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
239ft
Boom Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
162ft
Hook with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
130ft
Boom with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
130ft
Boom Line Speed
151ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Lo)
108ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Hi)
228ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo)
54ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi)
114ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo)
36ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi)
76ft/min
Counterweight Extendible
6570lb

Hydraulic Controls

Type
piston type, variable, two section
Output - Maximum
142gal/min
Relief Valve Setting - Counterweight
2500psi

Lift Capacity

Lift Capacity at Tipping Point - ISO 8813
40000lb

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 1.3 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.859 metric tonnes.
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 tonnes.

Standard Equipment

  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back up
    • Alternator, 95 amp
    • Batteries, heavy duty, 900 CCA
    • Converter, 12V, 15 amp
    • Diagnostic connector
    • Lights, halogen (four front, two rear)
    • Horn
    • Starter, 24 volt
  • Operator Environment
    • Canopy, heated
    • Cab, ROPS, with cloth seat or Canopy, ROPS heated with vinyl seat
    • Seat belt, retractable
    • Electro-hydraulic controls, adjustable seat mounted
    • Foot rests
    • Compact instrument cluster including: - Gauges for engine coolant temperature, hydraulic oil temperature and fuel level - 12 indicators - Digital display (ground speed, engine RPM and hour meter)
    • Rotary throttle switch
    • Electronic travel speed limiter
    • Independent forward/reverse speed settings
    • Mirror, rearview
    • Auxiliary mirror for rear hitch/attachment
    • 12V radio ready
    • Power ports, 12V (2)
    • Coat hook
    • Storage compartment
    • Cup holder
    • Heavy duty rubber floor mat
    • Single pedal combining deceleration and braking function
  • Pipelayer
    • Boom, 5.49 m (18 ft)
    • Counterweight, extendible 2980 kg (6,570 lb)
    • Hydraulics, pipelayer system
  • Power Train
    • Engine, Cat C6.6 with ACERT Technology: - Turbocharged and aftercooled - Common Rail Fuel system
    • Aluminum bar plate cooling system (radiator, power train, aftercooler)
    • Hydraulic demand fan
    • 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)
  • Undercarriage
    • Heavy duty undercarriage
    • Idlers, conventional type, lifetime lubricated
    • Track rollers, lifetime lubricated
    • Carrier rollers
    • Track adjusters, hydraulic
    • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
    • Guards, end track guiding scrapers, idler
    • Track, 40 sections: - Standard configuration, 560 mm (22 in) - LGP configuration, 760 mm (30 in)
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Fuel tank and guard
    • Hinged crankcase guard
    • Lockable engine enclosures
    • Idler guards
    • Hinged radiator grill and swinging fan
    • Front pull device
    • Rigid drawbar
    • Ecology drains (engine oil, power train and implement oil and engine coolant)
    • Swing-out radiator fan
    • SOS ports (engine, power train, hydraulics and engine coolant)

Optional Equipment

  • Pipelayer Option
    • Machine with no boom