Crawler Tractors and Sidebooms: Volvo CE PL4608

January 2010 Vol. 65 No. 1

The Volvo PL4608 pipelayer provides a 360-degree working platform.

Its versatility to be converted to a conventional excavator increases the potential utilisation of the PL4608.

Features inlcude: a 329 hp Volvo Tier 3/Stage IIIA compliant engine with Volvo’s Advanced Combustion Technology; a longer boom for more hook height and better reach; hydraulically elevated Volvo Care Cab with operator protective structure lifts the operator by 30 inches providing a wider field of vision; a load-management system features a boom-mounted light bar, in-cab monitor and warning systems to optimize operator confidence, effectiveness and safety; hydraulically variable gauge system allows extension of the track gauge for more working stability. 828.650.2000, volvo.com