• Cat 572R2 Pipelayer

    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.

    Features & Information


    Rugged, durable components that are integrated into the machine design give you smooth, responsive power and lasting reliability.

    Lift Capacity
    The 572R2 gives you a lifting capacity of 40 800 kg (90,000 lb) to help you handle the heavy jobs.

    Operator Comfort
    An ergonomically designed operator station and fingertip controls help your operators work more comfortably and efficiently. We designed the machine to offer excellent views to the work area for greater productivity and enhanced job site safety.

    The standard Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS) helps provide additional safety for your operators. Good sight lines, a counterweight control and a convenient access ladder also contribute to overall job site safety.

    Modular component design, Product Link™ monitoring and a machine that is designed for easy maintenance help you spend more time working on the right-of-way and less time in the service bay.


    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.

    572R2 Pipelayer Sideboom