John Deere Introduces the 700L PL40 Crawler for Pipelaying Applications

The John Deere 700L PL40 Crawler rounds out Deere’s full lineup of pipelayer machines, which also includes the 850L PL100, 1050K PL170, and 1050K PL220.
The John Deere 700L PL40 Crawler rounds out Deere’s full lineup of pipelayer machines, which also includes the 850L PL100, 1050K PL170, and 1050K PL220.

To provide more lift capacity and durability to customers tackling pipelaying applications, Deere has rolled out the John Deere 700L PL40 Crawler. This machine can lift up to 40,000 pounds and has been designed to provide operators with the ultimate ease of use. It is equipped with a 235 horsepower John Deere PowerTech? PVS 6068 engine, which means it will never lack the power it needs to get the job done.

“Our customers face a multitude of challenges, from tight deadlines and budgets to adverse conditions, making it critical to have a dependable solution that can withstand the demands of the application,” said Matt Goedert, solutions marketing manager, John Deere. “With the 700L PL40, we are delivering a purpose-built solution that instills confidence in the operator while also tackling challenges headfirst. There is no need for fabrication work, as the 700L PL40 comes ready to bolt on the customer’s choice of sideboom. From increased visibility to enhanced controllability, the 700L PL40 delivers the performance our customers need on tough jobs.”

The closed-center, load-sensing hydraulic system of the John Deere 700L PL40 Crawler includes a variable-displacement pump, and the flow rates are designed to boost hydraulic performance. In addition, the various controls of the machine, such as Eco Mode, can be enabled through the sealed switch module to maintain productivity on the job.

The John Deere 700L PL40 Crawler rounds out Deere’s full lineup of pipelayer machines, which also includes the 850L PL100, 1050K PL170, and 1050K PL220. To learn more about this new piece of equipment or other Deere machinery, contact your local John Deere dealer or visit www.JohnDeere.com.