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Pipelayers

561N Pipelayer

Flywheel Power 123 HP
Gross Power 132 HP
Net Power - Caterpillar 123 HP
Net Power - EEC 80/1269 123 HP

The 561N Pipelayer is built using elevated sprocket design and is the standard of the pipeline industry.

Engine

Flywheel Power
123HP
Gross Power
132HP
Net Power - Caterpillar
123HP
Net Power - EEC 80/1269
123HP
Net Power - SAE J1349
123HP
Bore
4.33in
Stroke
5in
Displacement
439in³
Net Power - ISO 9249
123HP

Transmission

Maximum Forward Speed
5.65mile/h
Maximum Reverse Speed
7.02mile/h
1 Forward
1.9mile/h
2 Forward
3.3mile/h
3 Forward
5.6mile/h
1 Reverse
2.3mile/h
2 Reverse
4.1mile/h
3 Reverse
6.9mile/h

Undercarriage

Track Gauge
79in
Track on Ground
103in
Track Shoe Width - Narrow
22in
Track Shoe Width - LGP (1)
24in
Track Shoe Width - LGP (2)
30in
Ground Contact Area - Narrow
4542in²
Ground Contact Area - LGP (1) Shoe
4924in²
Ground Contact Area - LGP (2) Shoe
6135in²
Ground Pressure - Narrow
8.1psi
Ground Pressure - LGP (1) Shoe
7.6psi
Ground Pressure - LGP (2) Shoe
6.1psi

Weights

Operating Weight - Narrow Shoes
37150lb
Shipping Weight
35100lb

Pipelaying Equipment

Lift Capacity
40000lb
Boom Length
18ft
Hook Winch Drum Diameter
8.5in
Rope Minimum Breaking Strength
41200lb
Boom Winch Drum Diameter
9.63in
Hook Winch Flange Diameter
15.5in
Boom Winch Flange Diameter
14.63in
Hook Winch Drum Length
10in
Boom Winch Drum Length
10in
Diameter - Wire Rope
0.625in
Hook Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
239ft
Boom Winch Capacity - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
162ft
Hook with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
130ft
Boom with Wire Rope Installed - 16 mm (5/8 in) Diameter
85ft
Boom Line Speed
151ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Lo)
108ft/min
Bare Drum Hook Speed (Hi)
228ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo)
54ft/min
2 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi)
114ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Lo)
36ft/min
3 Part Line Hook Speed (Hi)
76ft/min
Removable Counterweight - 7 Each At
251lb
Removable Counterweight - 9 Each At
421lb
Total Weight - Extendible
6570lb

Hydraulic Controls

Output - Maximum
57.1gal/min
Relief Valve Setting - Counterweight
2850psi
Relief Valve Setting - Hook and Boom Winch
2700psi

Service Capacities

Fuel Tank
62.2gal (US)
Crankcase - With Filter
6.9gal (US)
Final Drive - Each
1.6gal (US)
Boom Winch
1.5gal (US)
Cooling System
12.6gal (US)
Implement Hydraulic System - Includes Tank
9.91gal (US)
Hydraulic Tank
9.9gal (US)

Dimensions

Track Gauge
79in
Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes
101in
Width - Tractor - Boom Removed
117.46in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed
117.5in
Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended
176in
Machine Height - Grouser Tip - Top of Winch
99in
Drawbar Height (Center of Clevis)
21in
Length - Track on Ground
103in
Operating Length - With Drawbar
146in
Height - Top of Stack
119in
Grouser Height
1.9in
Ground Clearance - SAE J1234
17in
Boom Height - Tip of Grouser at SAE 1.22 m (4 ft) Overhang
251in

Standard Equipment:

  • Electrical
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, 70-amp
    • Converter, 10-amp/12-volt
    • Diagnostic connector
    • Horn
    • Hour meter
    • Integrated front lights
    • Odometer
    • Starting, 24-volt direct
  • Operator Environment
    • Decelerator pedal and switch
    • Engine air cleaner service indicator
    • Engine RPM display/gear display
    • Foot pegs for slope work
    • Gauge cluster, four (fuel, temperatures)
    • FTC control for Clutch and Brake steering
    • Lockable storage compartment
    • Monitoring System, Electronic (EMS III)
    • Power points, two 12-volt
    • Pre-start coolant level monitoring system
    • Product Link ready
    • Seat, vinyl suspension, with adjustable armrests
    • Seat belt, retractable 76 mm (3 in)
    • Storage and literature compartment
    • Transmission shift points selection
    • Travel speed and gear limiter, electronic
  • Pipelayer
    • Boom, 5.49 m (18 ft)
    • Counterweight, extendible segmented 2980 kg (6570 lb)
    • Hydraulics, pipelayer system
  • Undercarriage
    • Adjuster, hydraulic track
    • Carrier rollers
    • Guards, end track-guiding
    • Heavy-duty sealed and lubricated tracks
    • Lifetime lubricated track rollers and idlers
    • Master link, two pieces
    • Sprockets, segmented
    • Track frame, 8 rollers
    • Track with single grouser track shoes
    • Wider tread and taller flange idler profile
  • Power Train
    • 3126B HEUI Caterpillar diesel engine with:
  • Other Standard Equipment
    • Altitude operation capability,
    • Brake system, service, parking, and emergency
    • Diagnostic pressure taps, centralized ecology drains
    • Extended service intervals (500 hours)
    • Front pull device
    • Guards:
    • Hinged engine door, left side
    • Implement oil filter
    • Keyed lockable enclosures
    • Rigid drawbar
    • SOSSM analysis taps for engine, transmission, and implement fluids
    • Transmission remote pressure taps
    • Vandalism protection

Optional Equipment:

  • Guards:
    • Crankcase extreme service 63 kg (139 lb)
    • Grill, heavy-duty 29 kg (64 lb)
    • Precleaner 7 kg (16 lb)
    • Radiator, heavy-duty, hinged grill 20 kg (44 lb)
    • Radiator core protection grid 17 kg (38 lb)
    • Rear, heavy-duty 5 kg (11 lb)
    • Track roller, 146 kg (321 lb)
    • Track roller, LGP 112 kg (247 lb)
  • Starting Aids:
    • Heater, engine coolant choice of
    • Heavy-duty batteries 0 kg (0 lb)
  • Track, Pair, Sealed And Lubricated, 44-section:
    • 610 mm (24 in) MS/HD 96 kg (212 lb)
    • 760 mm (30 in) MS/HD 382 kg (842 lb)