The PL3005E rotating pipelayer from Volvo delivers superior performance capabilities thanks to a clever, excavator-based design and high-tech features. Make every minute count in the versatile machine, delivering unbeatable maneuverability and stability for the ultimate performance and uptime.

Features And Benefits

ROPS safety cab

360 degree swing

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Technical Specification

Technical Specification

Fuel Tank 124 gallons (US) (470 ltr)
After Treatment Fluid
Engine Torque 913 lbf / ft (1238 Nm)
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Aspiration Turbocharged
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
Selective Catalytic Reduction Yes
Number Of Speeds - Forward 2
Service Brake Type
Steering Clutches & Brakes
Torque Rated Speed 1350
Track Shoe Width 30 inches (750 mm)
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Rated Speed 1800
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Yes
Raised Sprocket No
Diesel Particulate Filter
Engine Output - Net 1 240 hp (179 kW)
Charged Air Cooling Intercooler
Engine Model D 8 J
Boom Type Asymmetric
Platform CareTrack
Telematics Available Yes
Security Yes
Fleet Management Yes
Health Monitoring Yes
Cable Length - Hook Winch 300 ft ft/in (92 m)
Ground Clearance 23 inches (580 mm)
Cable Size - Hook Winch 0.625 inches (16 mm)
Track Length On Ground 13 ft ft/in (3970 mm)
Transport Width - Side Frames Removed 11 ft ft/in (3352 mm)
Overall Height - Boom Removed 11 ft 3 in ft/in (3450 mm)
Width - Weights Extended
Overall Length 40 ft 3 in ft/in (12260 mm)
Overall Height 11 ft 3 in ft/in (3450 mm)
Width - Weights Retracted
Boom Length 24 ft 4 in ft/in (7400 mm)
Differential Steering
Ground Bearing Pressure 8.1 PSI (55.6 kPa)
Slew Speed
Load Capacity 68000 lbs (31000 kg)
Lift Capacity - Tipping 120000 lbs (55000 kg)
Maximum Operating Slope
Speed - Forward 1 3.4 mph (5.5 kph)
Operating Weight 81020 lbs (36750 kg)
Maximum Weight 81620 lbs (37020 kg)