PL61 Pipelayer

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The PL61 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers 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

Engine Model
Cat C4.4
Flywheel Power
130 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249
130 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 (DIN)
132 HP
Cat C4.4 Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV/Korea Tier 4 Final
Cat C7.1 Emissions
China Nonroad Stage III, equivalent to Tier 3/Stage IIIA
Fuel Tank
69 gal (US)
DEF Tank(1)
5 gal (US)
Note (1)
All nonroad Tier 4 Final, Stage IV and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) with 15 ppm (mg/kg) of sulfur or less, or up to B20 biodiesel blended with ULSD. B20 should meet ASTM D7467 specification (bio
Note (2)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (3)
(1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
40000 lb

Weights - Operating Weight

Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1)
39890 lb
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes
40060 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1)
40920 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes
41095 lb
Note
(1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Weights - Shipping Weight

Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes(1)
37570 lb
Cab, 560 mm (22 in) Shoes
37720 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes(1)
38600 lb
Cab, 760 mm (30 in) Shoes
38780 lb
Note
(1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Undercarriage

Track Gauge
79 in
Track on Ground
104 in
Ground Contact Area - LGP
6920 in²
Ground Contact Area - Narrow
5100 in²
Ground Pressure(1) - LGP
5.9 psi
Ground Pressure(1) - Narrow
7.8 psi
Ground Pressure - LGP
6.3 psi
Ground Pressure - Narrow
7.9 psi
Number of Shoes/Rollers - Each Side
40/8
Track Shoe Width - Narrow/LGP
560/760 mm (22/30 in)
Note
(1) Machines equipped with Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions reduction technology.

Dimensions

Width - Tractor - With 760 mm [30 in] Shoes
109 in
Width - Tractor - With 560 mm [22 in] Shoes
101 in
Width - Counterweight Extended
187 in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted
128 in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed
126 in
Track Gauge
79 in
Operating Length
151 in
Length - Track on Ground
104 in
Machine Height - Tip of Winch
101 in
Height of Machine from Tip of Grouser to Top of Stack(1)
112 in
Height - Top of ROPS: Canopy/Cab
118 in
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] overhang)
245 in

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 tons.