The Cat® PL87 pipelayer and sideboom is designed for large pipe diameter work and heavy lifting with a variety of features that are purpose-built for increased lift capacity, enhanced slope capability, side-to-side stability, ease of operation and reliable performance. Built from the ground up with a pipeliner’s job tasks in mind, the PL87 pipelayer takes on the unique demands of pipeline applications so that you can go to work safely and efficiently.
A rated lift capacity of 216,000 lb. (97 976 kg) and a Cat C15 ACERT™ engine with 345 hp (258 kW) means the power of Caterpillar® goes to work for you. See below for an abbreviated list of key features and benefits on the PL87 pipelayer and sideboom or download the product specification brochure to your right. You will notice that the PL83 and PL87 pipelayers and sidebooms are built on the same platform for ease of use and consistency.
The PL series pipelayers and sidebooms are made up of 100% Caterpillar components with quality parts and product support anywhere in the world. This is our commitment to you. We invite you to experience for yourself why pipeliners choose this superior machine. As your partner, PLM can help you plan for a successful project by answering any questions you might have, make recommendations specific to your pipeline project and help you streamline the process. Contact us today or speak with your Account Manager to get started.