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 […]

Rotational gearboxes featured on Cleasby Conveyors

Cleasby Conveyor Truck

Located in Utah, Cleasby Conveyors manufactures a variety of construction roofing products. WPT provides rotation gearboxes to assist in the operation of their FBR and EXT-52 Conveyor. The job of these machines is to efficiently move roofing shingles from the loaded truck bed up onto the roof of the building by way of conveyor belt. […]

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 […]

WPT Earns 3rd SHARP Award From U.S. Department of Labor

WPT SHARP Recognition

WPT Power Corporation has received a SHARP award from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This is the third time the Wichita Falls, Texas manufacturing facility has earned the SHARP recognition, which is given to small to medium-sized employers with exemplary safety and health management practices.  “The safety and well-being […]

WPT Power Named Best Companies to Work for in Texas for 3rd Consecutive Year

Texas Best Company to work for

WPT Power Corporation was evaluated by Best Companies Group, (BCG) an independent Texas firm, and is pleased to be recognized as one of the “2019 Best Companies to Work for in Texas.”  BCG surveyed WPT’s employees and reviewed several of its key measures. Those standards include; benefits, compensation, employee enrichment, employee education, communication, diversity, community […]

WPT Power Corporation Earns 2nd SHARP Award From OSHA

WPT Power Corporation has received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This is the second year in a row the Wichita Falls, Texas plant has earned the SHARP recognition, which identifies small business employers who demonstrate exemplary safety and health management practices. “SHARP is a […]

WPT Power Repeats the 100 Best Companies To Work For In Texas

WPT Power 100 best companies award

WPT Power Corporation, a leading power transmission company, has been selected as one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas for the second year in a row. The 2018 Best Companies program is sponsored by Texas Monthly magazine, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Society for Human Resource Management-Texas State Council (TX-SHRM) […]

Pilotless™ Can Improve Well Production

Pilotless power take-off

A Houston based oil company was building their pumping units utilizing the SP-style power takeoffs (PTO with pilot bearing) mated with natural gas engines. This company often times had to use a countershaft (or jackshaft) in order to get the speed reduction needed and keep within the sideload limitations of the PTO on these units. When […]

3 Industrial Clutches That Do Vastly Different Jobs

Clutch Plans

Industrial equipment require vastly different capabilities in varying industries. Accordingly, they utilize different technology that plays to those advantages. Optimizing the performance of heavy-duty applications like chippers or anchor winches is crucial to cost-effective operation for companies all over the world. For this reason, the global market for Industrial Clutches and Brakes is growing, and […]