The largest in the line-up, the SX-960 can handle pipe sizes from 36" and up and has a maximum lifting capacity of 200,000 lbs. This model is the first built in the Superior pipelayer line-up and has been the pipelayer of choice for many major contractors accross the pipeline industry.
Assist the operator in making precise pin-point maneuvers for coupling pipe.
Monitors different lifting operations to avoid dangerous tilting.
Prevents the boom from bending by excessive upward travel.
Prevents the top and bottom blocks from touching.
Emergency feature: when the button is engaged, the load free-falls all the way to the ground.
Single Joystick Control
Controls both the line and the boom with a single joystick, greatly simplifying operation.
SUPERIOR Manufacturing designs and manufactures Roll Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for 561/571/572/583/594 model pipelayers. We have an understanding of our customer’s needs and applications, producing ROPS that are fully engineered and tested to meet various codes and standards. Our engineering department is fully integrated with our capabilities including:
CADD – Computer Aided Design and Drafting modeling software
FEA – Finite Element Analysis stress and deflection software
Specification and functional development
Easy access for operators
Operator protection in the event of a roll over
No modifications to frame of draw works
Installation mounts are welded on
ROPS can also be installed on dozers converted to pipelayers, including Midwestern.
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