Cleaning up the Industry

Thousands of oil spills occur in the U.S. every year. Most spills are often very small and require immediate attention to prevent further damage to the environment. Over time, technology has been engineered to safely and effectively clean up the oil from the land. Vacuum trailer systems are a part of that solution. They’re an […]

Deforming the Industry

Back in 1955, the United States Military established the Ammunition Peculiar Equipment Program (APE) to safely dispose of used military weapons and ammo. The goal of the program is to safely demilitarize ammunition components to be recycled back into production. With that in mind, the U.S. Department of Defense mandated that they will not accept […]

WPT PTOs In Air Curtain Burner Applications

Air Curtain Incinerator

One of the lesser-known applications that we service at WPT is the use of our mechanical PTOs in the air curtain industry. Air curtain mechanisms consists of a diesel engine driving a high-volume fan that force feeds oxygen to debris fires. Air Curtains come in two different designs. One style of air curtain utilizes a […]

Wood Chipper PTOs

It is that time of the year again. Time to perform some preventative maintenance on your tree care equipment to keep it running strong throughout the season. One crucial—yet often overlooked—maintenance point on wood chippers is the Mechanical Power Take-off, or PTO for short. If the machine is only a few years old, check out […]

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 […]

Market Sectors – Agriculture

WPT Power’s products play a big role in the agriculture market. With products like the innovative Pilotless™ Power Take-off (PTO), the rugged Type 1 and Type 2 PTOs, GM® and Automotive Style PTOs, and the Power Pump Drives, WPT has you covered no matter what you need. Paired with our unmatched Customer Service and Engineering […]

Hydraulic Power Take Off That “Pounds the Pavement”

At WPT, we never know what type of undertaking will be coming through the door next. Such was the case when a manufacturer of Portable Asphalt Milling machines presented us with a unique set of application challenges. Their primary markets are contractors, municipalities and Department of Transportations (DOTs) that need utility trenching and road maintenance […]

Demanding Jobs Demand Solutions. Meet WPT’s New 318 Type 2 Power Take-off.

Rock Crushers, Wood Chippers/Grinders, Cold Planers, and other large inertia loads have met their match. WPT’s Type 2, 318 Power Take-off is ideal for your high side load applications. The advantages of this self-adjusting clutch are: premium spherical roller bearings, heavy-duty gear tooth friction discs, and pneumatic or hydraulic actuation. This translates into an impressive […]

Mechanical PTO Maintenance Tips for Tree Care Equipment, Part Two

In Mechanical PTO Maintenance Tips for Tree Care Equipment – Part One, we outlined some key preventative maintenance steps to ensure you get the most from your chipper clutch. In this part we will discuss an easy—yet crucial—tip for maximizing uptime.  The industrial Mechanical Power Take-off (PTO) is part of the mobile woodchipper powertrain and one of the pivotal components in the machine. The Mechanical […]

Pack Your Bags, We’re on the Power Train!

WPT Power is no stranger to the agricultural world, and our association with original equipment manufacturers in the bagging industry is a prime example. When a bagger manufacturer came to us requiring a 15” automotive-style power take-off, WPT had just the design for their application. In a silage bagger application, the automotive-style clutch is used […]