PL72

Overview

Cat Pipelayers have been the standard of the pipeline industry for decades. A worldwide network of Cat dealers, in tune with the special high production needs of pipeliners, supports these durable and dependable machines. Cat Pipelayers are purpose-built to meet the unique demands of pipeline customers. And like every Cat machine, Pipelayers are designed for long life, serviceability and rebuild capability to help keep owning and operating costs low. The PL72 answers customer needs for increased lift capacity, enhanced slope capability, ease of operation, performance and transportability.
Engine ModelCat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power158 kW212 HP
Bore115 mm4.5 in
Stroke149 mm5.9 in
Displacement9.3 l567.5 in³
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396190 kW255 HP
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN)192 kW258 HP
Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995192 kW257 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349183 kW246 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)186 kW249 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349158 kW212 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)160 kW215 HP
1 Forward3.8 km/h2.3 mile/h
2 Forward6.6 km/h4.1 mile/h
3 Forward11.4 km/h7.1 mile/h
1 Reverse4.8 km/h3 mile/h
2 Reverse8.4 km/h5.2 mile/h
3 Reverse14.6 km/h9 mile/h
Drawbar Pull - 1 Forward382 kN86000 lb
Drawbar Pull - 2 Forward221 kN49800 lb
Drawbar Pull - 3 Forward119 kN26800 lb
Track Gauge2286 mm90 in
Track on Ground3270 mm10.7 ft
Carrier Rollers/Side1
Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754)5.42 m²8406 in²
Grouser Height65 mm2.6 in
Pitch203 mm8 in
Shoe Width760 mm30 in
Shoes/Side45
Track Rollers/Side8
Shipping Weight27145 kg59846 lb
Operating Weight31278 kg68945 lb
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)40.2 m131.9 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)45.1 m148 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Diameter216 mm8.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Length254 mm10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Flange Diameter394 mm15.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Wire Rope Diameter19 mm0.75 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Diameter216 mm8.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Length254 mm10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Flange Diameter394 mm15.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Hi (4 Part Line)44 m/min144.4 ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Lo (4 Part Line)15.9 m/min60.85 ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Wire Rope Diameter19 mm0.75 in
Fuel Tank415 l109.6 gal (US)
Cooling System51 l13.4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase - With Filter24.6 l6.5 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each13.5 l3.6 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank Oil100 l26.4 gal (US)
Power Train Oil System148 l39.1 gal (US)
BrakesBrakes meet the standard ISO 10265:2008
ROPSROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the standard ISO 3471:2008
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb
Air ConditioningThe 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.
6.1 m (20 ft) Boom898.1 kg1980 lb
7.3 m (24 ft) Boom1181 kg2604 lb
Components (1)Upper Boom Block
Components (2)Load Block
Hook Block153.4 kg338 lb
Lower Boom Block25 kg55 lb
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom6.78 m22.24 ft
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom8.01 m26.28 ft
Drawbar - Height0.64 m2.1 ft
Ground Clearance - SAE J12340.43 m1.41 ft
Grouser Height0.065 m2.6 in
Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS3.43 m11.25 ft
Length - Track on Ground3.71 m12.17 ft
Machine Height - Top of Counterweight2.6 m8.53 ft
Operating Length4.78 m15.68 ft
Track Gauge2.29 m7.51 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended5.38 m17.65 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted3.67 m12.04 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed3.62 m11.88 ft
Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes3.05 m10 ft
Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF)17.1 l4.5 gal (US)
Winch Case - Boom11.3 l3 gal (US)
Winch Case - Hook11.3 l3 gal (US)
Ground Clearance372 mm14.6 in
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)56.6 kPa8.2 psi
Oscillation at Front Idler163 mm6.4 in
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb

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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Specifications

Engine ModelCat® C9.3 ACERT™
Flywheel Power158 kW212 HP
Bore115 mm4.5 in
Stroke149 mm5.9 in
Displacement9.3 l567.5 in³
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396190 kW255 HP
Engine Power - Maximum - ISO 14396 (DIN)192 kW258 HP
Engine Power - Maximum - SAE J1995192 kW257 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349183 kW246 HP
Net Power - Maximum - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)186 kW249 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349158 kW212 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)160 kW215 HP
1 Forward3.8 km/h2.3 mile/h
2 Forward6.6 km/h4.1 mile/h
3 Forward11.4 km/h7.1 mile/h
1 Reverse4.8 km/h3 mile/h
2 Reverse8.4 km/h5.2 mile/h
3 Reverse14.6 km/h9 mile/h
Drawbar Pull - 1 Forward382 kN86000 lb
Drawbar Pull - 2 Forward221 kN49800 lb
Drawbar Pull - 3 Forward119 kN26800 lb
Track Gauge2286 mm90 in
Track on Ground3270 mm10.7 ft
Carrier Rollers/Side1
Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754)5.42 m²8406 in²
Grouser Height65 mm2.6 in
Pitch203 mm8 in
Shoe Width760 mm30 in
Shoes/Side45
Track Rollers/Side8
Shipping Weight27145 kg59846 lb
Operating Weight31278 kg68945 lb
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)40.2 m131.9 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)45.1 m148 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Diameter216 mm8.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Drum Length254 mm10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Flange Diameter394 mm15.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Boom: Wire Rope Diameter19 mm0.75 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft)50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 6.1 m (20 ft) Extended50.3 m165 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft)54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Boom and Cables, 7.3 m (24 ft) Extended54.9 m180.1 ft
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Diameter216 mm8.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Drum Length254 mm10 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Flange Diameter394 mm15.5 in
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Hi (4 Part Line)44 m/min144.4 ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Hook Speed - Lo (4 Part Line)15.9 m/min60.85 ft/min
Pullmaster Hydraulic Winches - Hook: Wire Rope Diameter19 mm0.75 in
Fuel Tank415 l109.6 gal (US)
Cooling System51 l13.4 gal (US)
Engine Crankcase - With Filter24.6 l6.5 gal (US)
Final Drive - Each13.5 l3.6 gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank Oil100 l26.4 gal (US)
Power Train Oil System148 l39.1 gal (US)
BrakesBrakes meet the standard ISO 10265:2008
ROPSROPS (Rollover Protection Structure) meets the standard ISO 3471:2008
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb
Air ConditioningThe 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.
6.1 m (20 ft) Boom898.1 kg1980 lb
7.3 m (24 ft) Boom1181 kg2604 lb
Components (1)Upper Boom Block
Components (2)Load Block
Hook Block153.4 kg338 lb
Lower Boom Block25 kg55 lb
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom6.78 m22.24 ft
Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom8.01 m26.28 ft
Drawbar - Height0.64 m2.1 ft
Ground Clearance - SAE J12340.43 m1.41 ft
Grouser Height0.065 m2.6 in
Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS3.43 m11.25 ft
Length - Track on Ground3.71 m12.17 ft
Machine Height - Top of Counterweight2.6 m8.53 ft
Operating Length4.78 m15.68 ft
Track Gauge2.29 m7.51 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended5.38 m17.65 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted3.67 m12.04 ft
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed3.62 m11.88 ft
Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes3.05 m10 ft
Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF)17.1 l4.5 gal (US)
Winch Case - Boom11.3 l3 gal (US)
Winch Case - Hook11.3 l3 gal (US)
Ground Clearance372 mm14.6 in
Ground Pressure (ISO 16754)56.6 kPa8.2 psi
Oscillation at Front Idler163 mm6.4 in
Lift Capacity40823 kg90000 lb

Equipment

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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