Volvo PL4809E

  • 371 hp
  • 242,000 lbs
  • 142,400 lbs

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

Technical Specifications

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Aspiration Turbocharged
Engine Output - Net 1 371 hp (277 kW)
Number Of Speeds - Forward 10
Selective Catalytic Reduction Yes
Diesel Oxidation Catalyst -
Transmission Type Hydraulic
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Engine Manufacturer Volvo
Engine Torque 1,394 lbf / ft (1890 Nm)
Engine Model D 13 J
Charged Air Cooling Intercooler
Diesel Particulate Filter -
Raised Sprocket No
Exhaust Gas Recirculation -
Rated Speed 1,800
Transmission Type Hydrostatic
Track Shoe Width 30 inches (750 mm)
Torque Rated Speed 1,350
Steering Clutches & Brakes -
Service Brake Type -


Operating Weight 142,400 lbs (64600 kg)
Maximum Weight -


Cable Size - Hook Winch 1 inches (22 mm)
Track Length On Ground 14 ft 4 in ft/in (4370 mm)
Ground Clearance 24 inches (600 mm)
Cable Length - Hook Winch 394 ft ft/in (120 m)
Differential Steering -
Boom Length 30 ft 4 in ft/in (9250 mm)
Width - Weights Retracted -
Overall Height 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Overall Length 50 ft 1 in ft/in (15260 mm)
Width - Weights Extended -
Overall Height - Boom Removed 12 ft 1 in ft/in (3680 mm)
Transport Width - Side Frames Removed 11 ft 11 in ft/in (3640 mm)


Lift Capacity - Tipping 242,000 lbs (110000 kg)
Load Capacity 110,000 lbs (50000 kg)
Slew Speed -
Ground Bearing Pressure 12 PSI (82.3 kPa)
Maximum Operating Slope -
Speed - Forward 1 -


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


Fuel Tank 180 gallons (US) (680 ltr)
After Treatment Fluid -

Service Available

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