• Cat 71H Pipelayer

    ENGINE           POWER - NET            OPERATING WEIGHT          LIFT CAPACITY
    Cat C6.6          150 hp / 112 kW        47,900 lb. / 21 727 kg      60,000 lb. / 27 215 kg

    The 71H pipelayer was engineered with the support of Caterpillar and the expertise of Vanguard Equipment Inc., to create a utility-capacity pipelayer.  The specifications of the 71H makes it the preferred choice for utility type tasks on a pipeline job-site that include lifting, handling and laying down pipe. The compact design of the counterweight provides maximum lift capability and optimum weight distribution. The 71H is also ready to be outfitted for tasks such as welding.

    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.

    Features & Information

    • 71H-400pxStandard electro-hydraulic control help improve precision and response.  Dedicated hydraulics, differential steering and machine control systems aid overall productivity;

    • Boom and hook draw works are driven by independent hydraulic winches.  The compact design of the counterweight provides maximum lift capability and optimum weight distribution.  The drawbar is able to accommodate a wide range of attachments;

    • Safety features to include Caterpillar certified to ISO standards Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS) and Quick Drop function on load line control;

    • Heavy duty undercarriage is well-suited to aggressive applications like side-slopes, pipeline construction or working in rocky and uneven terrain;

    • Standard 24 in. (609.6 mm) single grouser shoe, LGP configuration;

    • Standard 20 ft. (6.1 m) boom with large box section.

    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.