Pilotless™ Power Take Off Hits the Sweet Spot

WPT has a long history in the agricultural market with irrigation being one of the primary applications that we service. From produce such as citrus, cotton, soybeans and many others, WPT has maintained a strong relationship with farmers throughout North America and abroad. Major agricultural users of our Power Take Off units, not surprisingly, are […]

The Yarder, Forestry’s Heavy Hitter Needs Heavy Hitting Clutches and Brakes

WPT Power is synonymous for robust clutch and brake components across many industries as an OEM and in the aftermarket, and the global alpine logging market isn’t any different. WPT Power produces complete clutch and brake units and internal componentry for Yarder (also known as a Hauler) cable applications. WPT Power is the only manufacturer […]

WPT Power Named Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2020

WPT Power, manufacturer of power transmission products, was named as one of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a joint project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group. With the corporate office in Wichita Falls, WPT Power promotes […]

Market Sectors – Marine

WPT Power has built a reputation in the Marine Industry for delivering products that can get the job done consistently. We offer a rugged line of industrial marine clutches and brakes that work in a wide range of applications. The Water Cooled Brake, Water Cooled Clutch, Low Inertia Brake, Low Inertia Spring-set Brake, Low Inertia […]

Brick Extrusion Using Industrial PO Clutches

Have you ever wondered how bricks are made? Believe it or not, WPT Power industrial clutches play a pivotal role in the process!   The most common process of brick formation is called extrusion, where a combination of materials are poured into a mixing chamber by way of conveyer. This chamber consists of rotating teeth that grind up the material compound into the desired consistency. Once mixed, […]

Mechanical PTO Maintenance Tips for Tree Care Equipment, Part One

PTO and pump drive on chipper

The expectation placed on modern tree care equipment today is more demanding than ever before. The machinery is being tasked with running harder and longer all the while maintaining a reliable service life. The key to reliable service life is establishing a proper preventative maintenance schedule for key components of the machine. One key component […]

GM-Style PTOs on LPG engines

GM Mechanical Power Take Off

Large irrigation systems require heavy duty power plants to help move water into crop fields. Many companies offering these systems utilize General Motors (GM) engines as the power source. WPT Power provides the connecting link between the power source and the water pumping equipment in the form of a GM-style power take-off (PTO). Our GM-style […]

Benefits of the WPT Power Type 2 PTO and Python™ Hydraulic Clutch Control

PTO

The Type 2 Hydraulic Power Take-off (PTO) and the Python™ Hydraulic Clutch Control (HCC) from WPT Power are a winning combination. When it comes to push button start options for your high inertia systems like chippers, grinders, and crushers, it is hard to beat the durability, sophistication, ease of installation, and cost effectiveness of a […]

Team Support Earns More Grinder Business

Grinder PTO

There is never a convenient time to experience your equipment breaking down and be out of commission. That is the case for this Wyoming customer when a failed main bearing in a competitor’s mechanical power take-off brought their grinder to a stop. Enduring the unscheduled downtime, frustration continued to mount when the ID plate was […]