PL72 Pipelayer Caterpillar


Plate Locations and Film Locations

Usage:

PL72 P72


The Product Identification Number (PIN) will be used to identify a powered machine that is designed for an operator to ride.

Caterpillar products such as engines, transmissions, and major attachments that are not designed for an operator to ride are identified by Serial Numbers.

For quick reference, record the identification numbers in the spaces that are provided below the illustration.

Machine Product Identification Number Plate (PIN)



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Manufacturer Name and Address ____________________

Model (A)____________________

Build (B)____________________

Product Identification Number (C)____________________

Bar Code (D)____________________

Month and Year of Manufacture Plate (If Required) (E)____________________

CE Plate (If Required) (F)____________________

Address of Manufacturer (G)____________________

Issue (H)____________________

Country of Origin Info Plate (If Required) (I)____________________

Local regulation may require documentation of the month and/or year of manufacture in the Operation and Maintenance Manual. Enter on line (E) above if required.

ICES-002 FILM



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Radiator guard view showing location of the ICES film
(A) Location of the ICES film

The above label is located on the radiator guard above the PIN stamping. Products equipped with this film meet the Canadian requirements stated on the film.

Engine Serial Number Plate



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Engine serial number plate location

The engine serial number plate is located on the left-hand side of the engine block near the rear of the engine block. The engine serial number plate is located behind the engine ACM.

Record the information that is given on the engine serial number plate in the spaces provided below:

  • Engine Model Number____________________

  • Engine Serial Number____________________

  • Engine Arrangement Number____________________

Engine Information Film

The engine serial number, the engine model number, and other information for the engine are listed on the engine information film. The engine information film is located on top of the engine valve cover.

Drawworks Serial Number

The drawworks serial number is located on the rear-facing vertical surface of the winch frame above the bottom drum. Do not operate or service the winch unless you first read the “Operation and Maintenance Manual” with understanding of the instructions for the safe operation of the winch.



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Record the information from the drawworks serial number plate in the spaces provided below:

  • Drawworks Model Number____________________

  • Drawworks Serial Number____________________

Service Information Number Plate (SIN)

The SIN is located on the front vertical surface of the left-hand operator console.



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Record the information that is given on the service information plate in the spaces provided below:

  • Machine Model Number____________________

  • Machine Arrangement Number____________________

  • Machine Sequence Number____________________

  • Engine Model Number____________________

  • Engine Arrangement Number____________________

  • Engine Serial Number____________________

  • Transmission Arrangement Number____________________

  • Transmission Serial Number____________________

  • Parts Order____________________

Transmission Serial Number Plate

The transmission serial number plate is located at the rear of the machine on the transmission cover.



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Record the information from the transmission serial number plate in the spaces provided below:

  • Transmission Serial Number____________________

  • Transmission Arrangement Number____________________

  • Converter Serial Number____________________

European Union

For machines compliant to "2006/42/EC", the following information is stamped onto the "CE" plate.

For a quick reference, record this information in the spaces provided below:

  • Engine Power primary engine (kW)____________________

  • Engine Power for additional engine if equipped (kW)____________________

  • Typical machine operating weight for European market (kg)____________________

  • Year of construction____________________

  • Machine Type____________________

Certifications

ROPS

This certification film is positioned on the vertical support on the outside of the left-hand ROPS post.



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Certification plate (ROPS)

------ WARNING! ------

Structural damage, an overturn, modification, alteration, or improper repair, can impair this structure's protective capability thereby voiding this certification. Do not weld on or drill holes in the structure. Consult a Caterpillar dealer to determine this structure's limitations without voiding its certification.


This machine has been certified to the standards that are listed on the certification plate. The maximum mass of the machine, which includes the operator and the attachments without payload, should not exceed the mass on the certification plate.

A typical example of the certification film is shown above.

Refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Guards (Operator Protection)" for more information.

Eurasian Economic Union

For machines compliant to the Eurasian Economic Union requirements, the EAC mark plate is positioned near the Product Identification Number (PIN) plate (see Product Information Section of the machine Operation and Maintenance Manual). The EAC mark plate is placed on machines certified to the Eurasian Economic Union requirements effective at the time of market entry.



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The Month and Year of Manufacture are on the PIN plate.

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer:

Caterpillar Inc.,
100 N.E. Adams Street
Peoria, Illinois 61629, USA

Entity authorized by the manufacturer at the territory of Eurasian Economic Union:

Caterpillar Eurasia LLC
75, Sadovnicheskaya Emb.
Moscow 115035, Russia

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