Best Hydroseeding Power Take-Off

Hydroseeding Power Take-off

Hydroseeding has been around since the 1950s and is a method to control soil erosion by planting grass. Hydroseeding machines consist of a mixing tank with paddles and a pump to pump the slurry mixture onto a prepared surface. The slurry mixture is usually composed of ingredients such as grass seed, fertilizer, mulch, and water. […]

PTO Cross Referencing

PTO Nameplate

WPT Power designs and manufactures a complete line of Mechanical Power Take-offs. What you may not know is WPT also offers parts and units that are directly interchangeable with competitive brands. Mechanical Power Take-off clutches are used on a wide variety of heavy machinery across many industries. Clutches are designed with many wearing parts, creating […]

How PTOs Aid Citrus Growers in Freeze Protection

Citrus crop PTO

In the irrigation world, when one thinks of mechanical PTOs, the first thing that comes to mind is moving water to aid in the hydration of plants or the storage and removal of surplus water. However, in the farming of citrus and some fruits, the use of these irrigation systems goes much deeper. Such is […]

Custom PTO Solution for Pile Driving Contractor

Custom PTO

WPT Power was recently contacted by one of our long-term Pile Driving end users to produce a 14” remotely actuated solution for an existing mechanical PTO application. In this instance, it was too disruptive to retrofit and make the appropriate modifications to the machine to fit a Hydraulic Type 2 unit or an off-the-shelf Pilotless™ […]

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…

The Irrigation Workhorse – 314 Type 1 GEN II Mechanical PTO

Type 1 Mechanical PTO

WPT Power and one of their key partners, Diesel Gas Technologies in Australia, has been working on high side load pumping applications in key agricultural regions. It starts by offering the WPT 314 (GEN II) Type 1 Mechanical PTO. The role these power and pump packages play is to…

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…

Proper Installation Adjustment and Care of Your WPT Power Take-Off

As WPT has grown over the years to be a leader in the global mechanical Power Take-off (PTO) market, we have strived to ensure that each product that we put out into the industry is accompanied by a detailed installation and maintenance manual. Proper care and installation are…

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, […]

Clutches for Gearboxes

Quite often, OEMs need to either increase or decrease the speed of their application. Several factors come into play when determining these needs. Examples are the speed requirements of the driven component or a change in gear ratio to achieve a desired torque. When these types of requirements arise, companies turn to gearbox manufacturers for […]