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)
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Aspiration Turbocharged
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
Selective Catalytic Reduction Yes
Number Of Speeds - Forward 10
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
Raised Sprocket No
Diesel Particulate Filter
Engine Output - Net 1 371 hp (277 kW)
Engine Model D 13 J
Charged Air Cooling Intercooler
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Boom Type Asymmetric
Platform CareTrack
Security Yes
Fleet Management Yes
Health Monitoring Yes
Telematics Available Yes
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)
Width - Weights Extended
Width - Weights Retracted
Boom Length 30 ft 4 in ft/in (9250 mm)
Differential Steering
Overall Height 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Overall Length 50 ft 1 in ft/in (15260 mm)
Overall Height - Boom Removed 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Track Length On Ground 14 ft 4 in ft/in (4370 mm)
Cable Length - Hook Winch 394 ft ft/in (120 m)
Operating Weight 142400 lbs (64600 kg)
Maximum Weight
Slew Speed
Lift Capacity - Tipping 242000 lbs (110000 kg)
Maximum Operating Slope
Speed - Forward 1
Load Capacity 110000 lbs (50000 kg)
Ground Bearing Pressure 11.9 PSI (82.3 kPa)

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