layer dozers are those heavy machines that are utilized for laying heavy
pipes. Apart from dozers, Pipe layer machines are of different kinds
like heavy duty tractors, wheel front loaders, wheel tractors, cranes
etc. The pipelayer machines are either wheel mounted or are track
mounted. Track mounted are meant to work in rough terrains.
In general, pipelayer dozers or other pipelayer machines consists of
hooks, booms, adjustable counterweight and winch. Powered by the diesel
engine, they use hydraulic mechanical technology to lift and lay the
heavy pipes. With high-strength steel structure, pipe-layer boom is
designed with a considerable safety margin in case of possible overloads
during lifting operations.
The various application of pipelayer dozers are :
- Lifting and transporting pipes for various industrial and civil
- Construction of underground pipes for various purposes.
- Construction of oil and gas pipelines.
- Construction of sewer pipes.