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Overview

Excellent response and control for productivity and versatility.

Engine

Units:
Flywheel Power 123.0 hp 92.0 kW Less
Gross Power 132.0 hp 98.0 kW Less
Net Power - Caterpillar 123.0 hp 92.0 kW Less
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 123.0 hp 92.0 kW Less
Net Power – SAE J1349 123.0 hp 92.0 kW Less
Bore 4.33 in 110.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.0 in 127.0 mm Less
Displacement 439.0 in3 7.2 L Less
Net Power – ISO 9249 123.0 hp 92.0 kW Less

Transmission

Max Forward Speed 5.65 mph 9.1 km/h Less
Max Reverse Speed 7.02 mph 11.3 km/h Less
1 Forward 1.9 mph 3.1 km/h Less
2 Forward 3.3 mph 5.4 km/h Less
3 Forward 5.6 mph 9.1 km/h Less
1 Reverse 2.3 mph 3.8 km/h Less
2 Reverse 4.1 mph 6.7 km/h Less
3 Reverse 6.9 mph 11.3 km/h Less

Undercarriage

Track Gauge 79.0 in 2000.0 mm Less
Track on Ground 103.0 in 2604.0 mm Less
Track Shoe Width - Narrow 22.0 in 560.0 mm Less
Track Shoe Width - LGP (1) 24.0 in 610.0 mm Less
Track Shoe Width - LGP (2) 30.0 in 760.0 mm Less
Ground Contact Area - Narrow 4542.0 in2 2.93 m2 Less
Ground Contact Area - LGP (1) Shoe 4924.0 in2 3.18 m2 Less
Ground Contact Area - LGP (2) Shoe 6135.0 in2 3.96 m2 Less
Ground Pressure - Narrow 8.1 psi 56.0 kPa Less
Ground Pressure - LGP (1) Shoe 7.6 psi 52.0 kPa Less
Ground Pressure - LGP (2) Shoe 6.1 psi 42.0 kPa Less

Weights

Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes 37150.0 lb 16851.0 kg Less
Shipping Weight 35100.0 lb 15921.0 kg Less

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity 40000.0 lb 18145.0 kg Less
Boom Length 18.0 ft 5.49 m Less
Hook Winch Drum Diameter 8.5 in 216.0 mm Less
Rope Minimum Breaking Strength 41200.0 lb 183.3 kN Less
Boom Winch Drum Diameter 9.63 in 245.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Flange Diameter 15.5 in 398.0 mm Less
Boom Winch Flange Diameter 14.63 in 372.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Drum Length 10.0 in 254.0 mm Less
Boom Winch Drum Length 10.0 in 254.0 mm Less
Diameter - Wire Rope 0.625 in 16.0 mm Less
Hook Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 239.0 ft 72.85 m Less
Boom Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 162.0 ft 49.38 m Less
Hook w/ Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 130.0 ft 39.63 m Less
Boom w/ Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter 85.0 ft 25.91 m Less
Boom Line Speed 151.0 ft/min 46.0 m/min Less
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Lo) 108.0 ft/min 33.0 m/min Less
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Hi) 228.0 ft/min 69.5 m/min Less
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo) 54.0 ft/min 16.5 m/min Less
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi) 114.0 ft/min 34.8 m/min Less
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo) 36.0 ft/min 11.0 m/min Less
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi) 76.0 ft/min 23.2 m/min Less
Removable Counterweight - 7 Each At 251.0 lb 114.0 kg Less
Removable Counterweight - 9 Each At 421.0 lb 191.0 kg Less
Total Weight Extendable 6570.0 lb 2980.0 kg Less

Hydraulic Controls

Output - Maximum 57.1 gal/min 216.0 L/min Less
Relief Valve Setting - Counterweight 2850.0 psi 19600.0 kPa Less
Relief Valve Setting - Hook and Boom Winch 2700.0 psi 18600.0 kPa Less

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank 62.2 gal 235.0 L Less
Crankcase (with Filter) 6.9 gal 26.0 L Less
Final Drives (each) 1.6 gal 6.0 L Less
Boom Winch 1.5 gal 5.7 L Less
Cooling System 12.6 gal 48.0 L Less
Implement Hydraulic System (includes tank) 9.91 gal 37.5 L Less
Hydraulic Tank 9.9 gal 37.5 L Less

Dimensions

Track Gauge 79.0 in 2000.0 mm Less
Width of Tractor - Standard Shoes 101.0 in 2560.0 mm Less
Width of Tractor - Boom Removed 117.46 in 2983.5 mm Less
Width of Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 117.5 in 2983.5 mm Less
Width of Tractor - Counterweight Extended 176.0 in 4463.0 mm Less
Machine Height - Tip of Grouser to Top of Winch 99.0 in 2519.0 mm Less
Drawbar Height (Center of Clevis) 21.0 in 537.5 mm Less
Length of Track on Ground 103.0 in 2604.0 mm Less
Operating Length (with Drawbar) 146.0 in 3708.5 mm Less
Height to Top of Stack 119.0 in 3041.4 mm Less
Grouser Height 1.9 in 47.0 mm Less
Ground Clearance (SAE J1234) 17.0 in 432.5 mm Less
Boom Height - Tip of Grouser at SAE 4 ft (1.22 m) Overhang 251.0 in 6361.7 mm Less

Power Train

3126B HEUI engine meets EPA Tier 2, EU Stage II, and MOC Step 2 exhaust emission regulations and offers excellent performance levels.


Drive Train

Rugged, durable, and reliable components deliver smooth, responsive power and lasting reliability.


Finger Tip Control

Finger Tip Control (FTC) combines steering, machine direction and gear selection into a single control system, which can be operated with one hand for enhanced operator comfort and increased productivity.


Operator Station

Ergonomically designed for operator's maximum comfort and productivity.


Pipelayer

Caterpillar pipelayer system includes winch and boom, counterweight and frame.


Styling

Modern styling with rounded shapes and tapered hood enhances operator visibility. The N-Series combines eye-catching styling with solid, reliable performance.


Structure

Engineered and manufactured to provide durability in the most demanding work.


Undercarriage

The Caterpillar elevated sprocket undercarriage arrangement is designed for better balance, performance, and component life.


Serviceability

Modular design moves Caterpillar a generation ahead in simplifying service and maintenance.


Total Customer Support

Excellent parts availability and the best service capability help increase productivity.


561N Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL
  • Alarm, back-up
  • Alternator, 70-amp
  • Converter, 10-amp/12-volt
  • Diagnostic connector
  • Horn
  • Hour meter
  • Integrated front lights
  • Odometer
  • Starting, 24-volt direct

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
  • Decelerator pedal and switch
  • Engine air cleaner service indicator
  • Engine RPM display/gear display
  • Foot pegs for slope work
  • Gauge cluster, four (fuel, temperatures)
  • FTC control for Clutch and Brake steering
  • Lockable storage compartment
  • Monitoring System, Electronic (EMS III)
  • Power points, two 12-volt
  • Pre-start coolant level monitoring system
  • Product Link ready
  • Seat, vinyl suspension, with adjustable armrests
  • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
  • Storage and literature compartment
  • Transmission shift points selection
  • Travel speed and gear limiter, electronic

PIPELAYER
  • Boom, 5.49 m (18 ft)
  • Counterweight, extendible segmented 2980 kg (6570 lb)
  • Hydraulics, pipelayer system

UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Adjuster, hydraulic track
  • Carrier rollers
  • Guards, end track-guiding
  • Heavy-duty sealed and lubricated tracks
  • Lifetime lubricated track rollers and idlers
  • Master link, two pieces
  • Sprockets, segmented
  • Track frame, 8 rollers
  • Track with single grouser track shoes
  • Wider tread and taller flange idler profile

POWER TRAIN
  • 3126B HEUI Caterpillar diesel engine with:

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT
  • Altitude operation capability,
  • Brake system, service, parking, and emergency
  • Diagnostic pressure taps, centralized ecology drains
  • Extended service intervals (500 hours)
  • Front pull device
  • Guards:
  • Hinged engine door, left side
  • Implement oil filter
  • Keyed lockable enclosures
  • Rigid drawbar
  • S•O•SSM analysis taps for engine, transmission, and implement fluids
  • Transmission remote pressure taps
  • Vandalism protection

561N Optional Equipment

Alternator, 70-amp brushless 0.34 kg (0.8 lb)

Control, two pedal brake 0 kg (0 lb)

Cooling, high ambient 3 kg (7 lb)

Fan, reversible 7 kg (15.5 lb)

Grid, sandblast 15 kg (33 lb)

Guide, track MS 70 kg (154 lb)

Guards:
  • Crankcase extreme service 63 kg (139 lb)
  • Grill, heavy-duty 29 kg (64 lb)
  • Precleaner 7 kg (16 lb)
  • Radiator, heavy-duty, hinged grill 20 kg (44 lb)
  • Radiator core protection grid 17 kg (38 lb)
  • Rear, heavy-duty 5 kg (11 lb)
  • Track roller, 146 kg (321 lb)
  • Track roller, LGP 112 kg (247 lb)

Lighting system, four lights 10 kg (23 lb)

Precleaner with prescreener 5 kg (11 lb)

Product Link 4 kg (9 lb)

Rollover, protection system 136 kg (300 lb)

Starting aids:
  • Heater, engine coolant choice of
  • Heavy-duty batteries 0 kg (0 lb)

Security system, machine 3 kg (7 lb)

Sound suppression, exterior 8.2 kg (18 lb)

Suspension seat, vinyl, low back 10 kg (22 lb)

Tool kit (dealer installed) 7 kg (16 lb)

Track rollers, high flange 15 kg (33 lb)

Track, pair, sealed and lubricated, 44-section:
  • 610 mm (24 in) MS/HD 96 kg (212 lb)
  • 760 mm (30 in) MS/HD 382 kg (842 lb)

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