Overview


The SPX-460 is SUPERIOR's pipelayer equivalent to Caterpillar's 572 pipelayer. It has a maximum lifting capacity of 101,995 lbs (45,995 kg) and a tier 3 Caterpillar engine. Like all SUPERIOR pipelayers, it features a hydraulic system which allows to control the load with just one joystick.
  • Specifications


Main pumps
(Bosch-Rexroth) 3 independent variable pumps
Maximum capacity
2x220 lt/min - 2x58.1 U.S. gal/mi / 1x273 l/min - 1x72.1 U.S. gal/min
Maximum operating pressure
2x420 bar - 2x6,090 p.s.i. / 1x320 bar - 1x4,640 p.s.i.
Service pumps
1 tandem gear type
Maximum capacity
50 lt/min - 13 U.S. gal/min
Type
Hydraulic controlled drums (reversible.) Driven by variable flow hydraulic pump and control valve block in open circuit.
Brakes
Integrated multiple disk brake, spring applied hydraulic release.
Final drive
Compact hydrostatic drive unit, three-stage planetary gear
Drum diameter : Hook
390 mm / 15.3 in
Flange diameter : Hook
590 mm / 23.2 in
Drum length : Hook
360 mm / 14.1 in
Capacity (19 mm / 3/4 in) : Hook
136 m / 446 ft
Wire rope installed : Hook
51 m / 167 ft
Hook speed
0-24 m/min / 0-79 ft/min
Drum diameter : Boom
390 mm / 15.3 in
Flange diameter : Boom
530 mm / 20.8 in
Drum length : Boom
360 mm / 14.1 in
Capacity (19 mm / 3/4 in) : Boom
105 m / 344 ft
Wire rope installed : Boom
40 m / 131 ft
Optional
20 ft / 6.1 m welded box square section
Type
Std. 18 ft / 5.5 m welded box square section
Diameter wire rope
19 mm - 3/4 in
Minimum breaking strength rope
323 KN - 72,530 lb
Part load line
4
Part boom line
4
QD-CS: quick-disconnected counterweight system. For the possibility of quick disassembly.
Removable counterweight
8 leaves 550 kg - 1,215 lb each
Total weight extendable
7,400 kg - 16,300 lb
Type
Caterpillar
Governed speed
2,200 rpm
Model
C7 ACERT
Displacement
7.2 liters - 442 cu in
Net flywheel power (DIN 6270-SAEJ 1349)
250 HP - 184 kW
Type
Hydrostatic closed circuit
Maximum speed
1 speed 2.9 km/h - 1.8 miles/h, 2 speed 7.2 km/h - 4.5 miles/h
Brakes
(2) Integrated negative control
Final Drives
Epicycloidal oil soaked
TPS System: twin steering system with two levers, to drive the tracks independently for greater maneuverability.
Type
Twin pilot operated
Safety
Emergency shut-off
Capacity (total)
160 Ah
Starter capacity
7.5 Kw
Operating voltage
24 V
Maintenance free supplied batteries
2
Alternator
55 A
Fuel tank
400 liters/105.6 U.S. gal
Hydraulic circuit
210 liters/55.5 U.S. gal
Cooling system
45 liters/12 U.S. gal
Engine oil
27 liters/7 U.S. gal
Final drive each
12 liters/3.4 U.S. gal
  • Main Features

Controls


With only 1 joystick, the operator can operate both winches and increase/decrease the engine's throttle. The machine's travel is controlled with a separate joystick.

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Anti-Tipping System


It monitors different lifting operations to avoid dangerous tilting and ensures the stability of the machine.

Freefall System


When the button is engaged, the load free-falls all the way to the ground.

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Transmission Pilot Levers


There are 2 extra pilot levers for the transmission which can assist the operator in making precise maneuvers, such as turning on a steep hill or making pin-point movements to couple the pipes.

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Boom Kick-Out System


This system will prevent the boom from excessive upward movement, thus ensuring you will never bend another boom.

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LCD Control Panel


The LCD control panel displays relevant information in a beautiful, easy to read, graphical interface. It can also be adjusted for day or night viewing.

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Anti-Two Block


The anti-two block sets a minimum distance between the top block and the hook block, preventing the 2 blocks from touching.

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