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


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 […]

Engine Driven Power Take Offs: Applications and Types

Hydraulic PTO

In an industrial capacity, the need for heavy-duty components that can handle transmitting the power required for machinery to operate translates into one specific part: the power take-off. The PTO is an essential element that transfers an engine’s power to another mechanical device. However, there isn’t just a single type of engine driven PTO, and […]

The Differences and Benefits of Type 1 and Type 2 PTO Clutches

type 1 and type 2 PTO

There are differences between Type 1 and Type 2 power take off clutches, yet both offer many benefits and advantages to your application. Each one can be used in a variety of operations, so deciding which one is preferred will require you to look at the setup and benefits of both. Type 1 PTO Clutch […]