Performance, uptime and safety make the Cat® 572R2 pipelayer (sideboom) a great choice for pipeline contractors across the globe. 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. Caterpillar designs operator stations for maximum productivity. Easy-to-use controls and operator comfort features, along with excellent visibility all around the machine not only help operators work more efficiently, but also contribute to enhanced job site safety.