Engineered for reliable production on the most challenging job-sites, the Cat® PL61 pipelayer (sideboom) high horsepower and rugged components are designed for tough and varied working conditions. This sideboom offers the reliability and durability expected from Cat pipelayers.
The PL61 pipelayer features electronically independent power and control of each track for fast acceleration, infinitely variable speed control and on-the-go direction changes for each track. When soil conditions are sandy or muddy, the pipelayer maintains proper track tension, extending the system life of the pipelayer and reducing operating costs at the same time. The purpose-built undercarriage gives added stability on uneven ground.