Pack Your Bags, We’re on the Power Train!

WPT Power is no stranger to the agricultural world, and our association with original equipment manufacturers in the bagging industry is a prime example. When a bagger manufacturer came to us requiring a 15” automotive-style power take-off, WPT had just the design for their application. In a silage bagger application, the automotive-style clutch is used […]

Sheer, Shear Performance

WPT Low Inertia Clutches and Brakes are an integral component in the proper operation of a steel shear.  For example, the above photo is a mechanical scrap shear outfitted with a 16” Low Inertia High-Torque Clutch on the flywheel and a 16” Low Inertia Spring Set Brake on the opposite end of the main shaft.  […]

Top 3 Applications for Water Cooled Brakes

The WPT Power Water Cooled Brakes (WCBs) get their name from the fact that they use water to transfer energy. This energy is in the form of heat and is caused from the friction material on the drive plates continuously rubbing against the stationary surface of the water jacket. There are several different designs, but […]