Volvo Cranes

The PL4809D – The Productive Way To Place Piping

The Volvo PL4809D pipelayers deliver the innovative features that oil and gas industry customers demand when working in heavy conditions. Volvo PL4809D pipelayers are built on a stable, excavator-based platform, providing heavy equipment performance that will enhance your piping capabilities and profitability.

Features a 360° swing capability for infinite pipe placement opportunities, a unique load management system, ease of transportation and a long reach boom, built for your pipe application. Whether you are working in the pipe yard, in the trenches or constructing pipeline, the machines are highly stable, with tipping capacities from 50 – 110 tons.

Top features of the Volvo PL4809D pipelayer include:

360° swing capability

360° swing capability from an excavator-based design delivers greater maneuverability and infinite pipe placement possibilities.

Superior stability, lifting capacity and tipping capacity

Superior stability, lifting capacity and tipping capacity allows for safer, easier handling of large, heavy pipes.

Load Management System

Load Management System monitors slope inclinations in relation to load and boom angles for greater safety.

Purpose-built pipelayer cab enhances productivity

Purpose-built pipelayer cab enhances productivity through greater visibility, spaciousness, climate comfort and more.

Versatile conversion

Versatile conversion from a pipelayer to an optional excavator digging equipment machine.

Faster service and more uptime

Faster service and more uptime via grouped points and greater access through spacious compartments.

PL4809D Specifications
Engine VOLVO D13H
.. Rated output at 30 r/s (1 800 r/min)
.... SAE J1995 gross 360 hp (265 kW)
.... ISO 9249, SAE J1349 net 348 hp (256 kW)
Max engine torque 1,327 lbf ft (1 800 Nm / /1 400 rpm)
Max tipping capacity 225,280 lb (102 t)
Rated capacity 110 lb (50 t)
Std. boom length 30.2 ft (9,2 m)
Max working slope 30° (60%)
Operating weight (track shoe 700/750/900/1050 mm) 128 220 / 128 310 / 129 995 / 131 670 lb (58,16/ 58,2 / 58,97 / 59,7 t)



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