introduction - Pipelayers : Pat O’Donnell & Co.
Volvo PL3005D pipelayer long reach booms get the job done from the pipe yard to the trench

Pipelayers from Volvo: Highly safe, highly versatile.

Volvo gives oil & gas pipeline contractors a new lift with a revolutionary line of excavator based pipelayer. From the pipe yard to the trench, Volvo pipelayer deliver a competitive edge in even the most demanding conditions - not only in the oil & gas industry.

Key innovations for the range of Volvo pipelayer include:

  • 360° swing capability from an excavator-based design delivers greater maneuverability and infinite pipe placement possibilities.


  • Superior stability, lifting capacity and tipping capacity allows for safer, easier handling of large, heavy pipes.


  • Load Management System monitors slope inclinations in relation to load and boom angles for greater safety.
  • Purpose-built pipelayer cab enhances productivity through greater visibility, spaciousness, climate comfort and more


  • Versatile conversion from a pipelayer to an optional excavator digging equipment machine.


  • Faster service and more uptime via grouped points and greater access through spacious compartments.

Buy the new and used equipment you need from your local Volvo Construction Equipment dealer.

Select a Volvo pipelayer for more information on features, specifications, brochures and more:

Model  Max. power (net)  Max. tipping capacity  Operating weight
PL3005D, PL4809D 169 - 256 kW (227 - 348 hp) 51,0 - 102,0 t 35,1 - 59,7 t