Pump Jacks and PTOs

Power Take-Off on pumpjack

If you have taken a drive through Texas, Oklahoma, or New Mexico, you may have seen dozens of pump jacks working up and down along the highway. The history of pump jacks goes all the way back to the mid-1800s and is still a crucial part of the oil & gas sector today. Pump jacks […]

PTO Retro-fit Kit

Dredge PTO

If you are the owner of an older dredge from Ellicott or another manufacturer you may have run into this issue. The availability of replacement parts for the Power Take-off (PTO) clutch is getting thin. Luckily…

Role of WPT PTOs In Rice Irrigation

Power Take-offs for Rice Irrigation

WPT plays a major role in the flooding and draining process of the fields. Throughout the lower Mississippi River Delta and the southern central area of Louisiana known as “Acadiana”, rice farmers alternate their rice crops with commercial crawfish operations…

Amish Sawmills

Sawmills have been used in the United States for decades to convert raw timber into lumber. Lumber from these mills is primarily used to make housing structures, furniture, pallets, & flooring. Sawmills work by positioning a log on one end and cut-to-length lumber exits the other. Trees chosen to be harvested are chopped down, delimbed, […]

3 Reasons The Pilotless™ PTO Is The Best Choice

Forestry, Aggregates, Marine and Energy industries are more demanding than ever. Chippers, crushers, barge pumps and other machines are required to work harder, longer, and run more efficiently. This equipment needs a PTO can provide you with the durability, reliability, and longevity required in today’s working environment. The Pilotless™ PTO does that! 1. Start with […]

Water Blasting PTO Applications

Here at WPT, we are often tasked with modifying our existing designs to better accommodate an OEM’s application. Such was the case with a Texas based water blasting manufacturer. For years, their design had incorporated an oil cooled main bearing that was otherwise not offered in our existing models. The manufacturer required not only the […]

WPT Power Take-offs For Barge Pumps

Of the many marine applications that WPT has been specified for over the years, one has seen an increase in popularity recently. The application we are speaking of is in the barge pump market. Throughout the North and South American Inland River systems, tank barges move liquid products to and from processing plants, refineries and […]

Tier 4 workaround gains traction for Bandit

Bandit’s challenge took place adopting the Tier 4 emission standards for diesel engines. This switch limited the amount of hydraulic power that could be driven off the front of the engine. As a result of this limitation, they were no longer able to drive the pumps for the tracks and they needed to keep existing […]