​How to Check the Operating Clearance in Your Power Grip Clutch

Proper maintenance is crucial to getting the performance and life from your WPT industrial clutches. During normal operation of the clutch, the friction discs will wear slowly over time. This wear increases the space between the center plates and frictions and reduces the maximum torque available. Below we will show you how to check the […]

Margins in Mining between a rock and a hard place?

Mining and Aggregate industry forecasts are predicting considerable challenges over the next couple of years. Lengthy permit processes, steep reclamation costs, alternative energy competition, among many other matters, are pressing in on the bottom line. In addition, mining is very capital intensive. Equipment such as rock crushers, shovels and draglines that are a part of […]

Power Grip Standard vs H vs SHD Clutches

In the Power Grip line of clutches, you may have come across the letters H and SHD at the end of the model numbers. If you are a veteran in the world of industrial clutches, you probably know the H and SHD offer more torque capacity when compared to the standard. What you may not […]

Industrial Clutch Selection Guide

When choosing the best possible industrial clutch for your application, several factors need to be taken into consideration. Torque, response time, operating speed, thermal capacity, and size are some of the details to bear in mind. Other criteria to help determine your selection would be type of engagement such as a soft start or controlled-slip, […]

3 Industrial Clutches That Do Vastly Different Jobs

PTO 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 […]