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Overview

The PL72 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 C9.3 Cat C9.3
  • Flywheel Power 212.0 HP 158.0 kW
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 212.0 HP 158.0 kW
  • Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 215.0 HP 215.0 HP
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
  • Fuel Tank 109.6 gal (US) 415.0 l
  • DEF Tank(1) 4.5 gal (US) 17.1 l

Weights

  • Lift Capacity 90000.0 lb 40823.0 kg
  • Operating Weight 68945.0 lb 31278.0 kg
  • Shipping Weight 59846.0 lb 27145.0 kg

Components

  • 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 1980.0 lb 898.1 kg
  • 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 2604.0 lb 1181.0 kg

Undercarriage

  • Track Gauge 90.0 in 2286.0 mm
  • Track on Ground 10.7 ft 3270.0 mm
  • Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754) 8406.0 in² 5.42 m²
  • Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 8.2 psi 56.6 kPa
  • Shoe Width 30.0 in 760.0 mm

Dimensions (Approximate)

  • Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes 10.0 ft 3.05 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended 17.65 ft 5.38 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 12.04 ft 3.67 m
  • Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 11.88 ft 3.62 m
  • Track Gauge 7.51 ft 2.29 m
  • Length - Track on Ground 12.17 ft 3.71 m
  • Machine Height - Top of Counterweight 8.53 ft 2.6 m
  • Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS 11.25 ft 3.43 m
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 22.24 ft 6.78 m
  • Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 26.28 ft 8.01 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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Because Uptime Counts

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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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PL72 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

  • C9.3 ACERT 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
  • Medium service grouser 760 mm (30 in): – Sealed and lubricated track (48 section)

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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