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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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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Engine Model Cat® C6.6 ACERT™
  • Flywheel Power 125.0 hp
  • Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes 37480.0 lb
  • Net Power - Caterpillar 125.0 hp

PRICE (USD)
Call 800-637-5000 for rate information

Engine

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

Weights

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

Undercarriage

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

Service Capacities

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

Pipelaying Equipment

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

Hydraulic Controls

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

Lift Capacity

  • Lift Capacity at Tipping Point - ISO 8813
    40000 lb

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.

Pipelayer

Operator Station

Implement and Steering Controls

Enclosed Cab

Engine and Power Train

Structure

Undercarriage

Integrated Technologies

Sustainability

Serviceability

Safety

Renowned Cat Dealer Support

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
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