Cat® sidebooms 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 sidebooms. Cat sidebooms are purpose-built to meet the unique demands of pipeline customers. And like every Cat machine, sidebooms are designed for long life, serviceability and rebuild capability to help keep owning and operating costs low.

PLM's Current Lineup of Sidebooms

 pl61 sideboom  PL61 Sideboom
 40,000 lbs. (18 145 kg)  Cat® C6.6 ACERT™  130 hp (97 kW)
   71H Sideboom
 60,000 lbs. (27 215 kg)  Cat® C6.6 ACERT™  150 hp (112 kW)
   572R2 Sideboom
 90,000 lbs. (40 800 kg)  Cat® 3176C  240 hp (179 kW)
 72h sideboom  PL72 Sideboom
 90,000 lbs. (40 823 kg)  Cat® C9.3 ACERT™  246 hp (183 kW)
 pl83 sideboom  PL83 Sideboom
 170,000 lbs. (77 111 kg)  Cat® C15 ACERT™  345 hp (258 kW)
 pl87 sideboom  PL87 Sideboom
 216,000 lbs. (97 976 kg)  Cat® C15 ACERT™  345 hp (258 kW)
 sideboom combo unit  Vanguard Combo Unit
 35,000 lbs. (15 875 kg)  Cat® C6.6 ACERT™  150 hp (111.8 kW)

*Maximum net power rating ISO 9249


In addition to a complete line of Caterpillar pipelayers, sidebooms, track-type tractors (dozers)excavators and motor graders, PLM is the exclusive distributor of Vanguard Continuously Powered Welding tractors, Wet Decks (hydraulic conversion kits for Caterpillar pipelayers) and Combo tractors (pipelayer attachments on D6 Caterpillar tractors). For more information, please contact your PLM account manager or click here to contact us.