Volvo PL3005E

  • 240 hp
  • 120,000 lbs
  • 81,020 lbs

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

Technical Specifications

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Engine Torque 913 lbf / ft (1238 Nm)
Aspiration Turbocharged
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst -
Selective Catalytic Reduction Yes
Number Of Speeds - Forward 2
Steering Clutches & Brakes -
Torque Rated Speed 1,350
Rated Speed 1,800
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Yes
Engine Output - Net 1 240 hp (179 kW)
Charged Air Cooling Intercooler
Engine Model D 8 J
Diesel Particulate Filter -
Raised Sprocket No
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Track Shoe Width 30 inches (750 mm)
Service Brake Type -
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Engine Manufacturer Volvo


Boom Type Asymmetric
Platform CareTrack
Security Yes
Health Monitoring Yes
Fleet Management Yes
Telematics Available Yes


Cable Length - Hook Winch 300 ft ft/in (92 m)
Overall Height - Boom Removed 11 ft 3 in ft/in (3450 mm)
Overall Height 11 ft 3 in ft/in (3450 mm)
Differential Steering -
Boom Length 24 ft 4 in ft/in (7400 mm)
Width - Weights Retracted -
Overall Length 40 ft 3 in ft/in (12260 mm)
Width - Weights Extended -
Transport Width - Side Frames Removed 11 ft ft/in (3352 mm)
Track Length On Ground 13 ft ft/in (3970 mm)
Cable Size - Hook Winch 1 inches (16 mm)
Ground Clearance 23 inches (580 mm)


Operating Weight 81,020 lbs (36750 kg)
Maximum Weight 81,620 lbs (37020 kg)


After Treatment Fluid -
Fuel Tank 124 gallons (US) (470 ltr)


Lift Capacity - Tipping 120,000 lbs (55000 kg)
Maximum Operating Slope -
Speed - Forward 1 3 mph (5.5 kph)
Load Capacity 68,000 lbs (31000 kg)
Slew Speed -
Ground Bearing Pressure 8 PSI (55.6 kPa)

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