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Overview

The PL87 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat pipelayers 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 C15 Cat C15
  • Flywheel Power 319.0 HP 238.0 kW
  • Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (Rated**) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 319.0 HP 238.0 kW
  • Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Net Power (Rated**) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 323.0 HP 238.0 HP
  • Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power (Rated****) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 329.0 HP 245.0 kW
  • Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent: Net Power (Rated****) - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 333.0 HP 245.0 kW
  • Note (2) **Rated speed 1,900 rpm **Rated speed 1,900 rpm
  • Note (4) ****Rated speed 1,850 rpm ****Rated speed 1,850 rpm

Pipelaying Equipment

  • Lift Capacity 216000.0 lb 97976.0 kg

Weights

  • Operating Weight 121795.0 lb 55246.0 kg
  • Shipping Weight 90600.0 lb 41095.5 kg

Components

  • Standard Boom 3148.0 lb 1431.0 kg
  • Extended Boom 3458.0 lb 1572.0 kg
  • Removable Counterweight (14 plates) Single Plate 1711.0 lb 776.0 kg
  • Total Removable Counterweight* 23950.0 lb 10864.0 kg
  • Note *Calculated with extended boom *Calculated with extended boom

Undercarriage

  • Track Gauge 8.3 ft 2.54 m
  • Length - Track on Ground 12.2 ft 3715.0 mm
  • Ground Contact Area 9920.1 in² 6.4 m²
  • Width - Standard Shoes 34.0 in 864.0 mm

Dimensions (Approximate)

  • Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes 12.7 ft 3.86 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended 20.8 ft 6.34 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 14.2 ft 4.32 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 13.3 ft 4.06 m
  • Track Gauge 8.3 ft 2.54 m
  • Length - Track on Ground 12.2 ft 3.72 m
  • Machine Height - Top of Counterweight 11.2 ft 3.4 m
  • Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS 11.6 ft 3.53 m
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.31 m (24 ft) Boom 26.3 ft 8.02 m
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 8.53 m (28 ft) Boom 30.3 ft 9.25 m

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. 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.

Built to Perform

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Designed for Operators

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Work in Comfort

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Built-In Safety Features

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PL87 Standard Equipment

ELECTRICAL

  • Alarm, backup
  • Batteries, four maintenance free heavy duty
  • Converter, 12V, 10 amp with one outlet
  • Horn, forward warning
  • Lights, two front, two rear
  • Starting receptacle
  • Machine disconnect switch
  • Machine diagnostic connector
  • Boom and counterweight limit switch

OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT

  • Armrest, adjustable
  • Deactivation switch, hydraulic controls
  • Advisor operator interface: – Electronic monitoring system – Diagnostic service information – Operator preferences
  • ROPS
  • Decelerator pedal
  • Dual brake pedal
  • Seat belt, retractable
  • Heater and ventilation
  • Differential steering control, with touch shift
  • Storage compartment

PIPELAYING EQUIPMENT

  • Block and hook with latch
  • Counterweights, extendible segmented
  • Winches, hydraulic actuated and electronically controlled

POWER TRAIN

  • C15 diesel engine: – Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) – Aftertreatment – Meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV or Tier 3/Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards, depending on region of sale
  • Aftercooler, air-to-air (ATAAC)
  • High performance single plane cooling system
  • Coolant, extended life with protection to –37° C (–34° F)
  • 24V electric start
  • Zero speed hydraulic fan, reversing and hydraulically driven, electronically controlled
  • Filter, air with electronic service indicator
  • Final drives: – Four planet, double reduction planetary
  • Fuel priming pump, electric
  • Parking brake, electronic
  • Precleaner, strata-tube dust ejector
  • Prescreener
  • Starting aid, ether
  • Torque divider
  • Transmission, electronically controlled: – Powershift, 3F/3R speed
  • Turbocharger, wastegate
  • Water separator

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Carrier roller
  • Track roller frames
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Master links, two piece
  • Non-suspended undercarriage
  • Rollers and idlers, lifetime lubricated
  • Sprocket rim segments, replaceable
  • Track guiding guards
  • Super extreme service grouser 864 mm (34 in): – Sealed and lubricated track (48 section) clipped grousers

OTHER STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • 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
  • Hood, perforated
  • Bottom guards, hinged
  • Guard, hinged radiator
  • Hydraulics, independent steering and work tool pumps
  • Hydraulic system, electronically activated for hook, boom and counterweight control
  • Oil cooler, hydraulic
  • Product Link ready
  • S·O·S sampling ports
  • Steering, electronically controlled power differential
  • Vandalism protection for fluid compartments

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