Experience superior capabilities in Volvo’s PL4809E rotating pipelayer, raising the bar in safety productivity and performance. Thanks to an intelligent design combined with high-tech features and solid stability, the versatile PL4809E pipelayer can take on many jobs, ensuring maximum uptime and return on investment.

Features and Benefits

ROPS safety cab

360 degree swing



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Technical Specifications

Fuel Tank 180 gallons (US) (680 ltr)
After Treatment Fluid
Engine Torque 1394 lbf / ft (1890 Nm)
Aspiration Turbocharged
Selective Catalytic Reduction Yes
Service Brake Type
Steering Clutches & Brakes
Torque Rated Speed 1350
Rated Speed 1800
Raised Sprocket No
Diesel Particulate Filter
Engine Output - Net 1 371 hp (277 kW)
Charged Air Cooling Intercooler
Engine Model D 13 J
Exhaust Gas Recirculation
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Track Shoe Width 30 inches (750 mm)
Number Of Speeds - Forward 10
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Boom Type Asymmetric
Platform CareTrack
Telematics Available Yes
Security Yes
Fleet Management Yes
Health Monitoring Yes
Cable Length - Hook Winch 394 ft ft/in (120 m)
Ground Clearance 24 inches (600 mm)
Cable Size - Hook Winch 0.875 inches (22 mm)
Transport Width - Side Frames Removed 11 ft 11 in ft/in (3640 mm)
Overall Height - Boom Removed 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Overall Length 50 ft 1 in ft/in (15260 mm)
Overall Height 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Width - Weights Retracted
Boom Length 30 ft 4 in ft/in (9250 mm)
Differential Steering
Width - Weights Extended
Track Length On Ground 14 ft 4 in ft/in (4370 mm)
Ground Bearing Pressure 11.9 PSI (82.3 kPa)
Slew Speed
Load Capacity 110000 lbs (50000 kg)
Lift Capacity - Tipping 242000 lbs (110000 kg)
Maximum Operating Slope
Speed - Forward 1
Operating Weight 142400 lbs (64600 kg)
Maximum Weight

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