Maintenance Series Part # 1 – Shimming the Clutch and Brake

Written By: Brett Emson, Sales Manager Asia Pacific & Africa  Quite often WPT encounters clients in the field that don’t quite recognize the importance of correct clearances and the shimming. Some customers are just unaware of the need to adjust the shim stack when it comes to new friction verses used friction. Shimming is also […]

Sand and Gravel Dredge

Written By: Jeremy D. Bodine, Senior Sales Engineer  Dredging is the process of excavating material from the bed of a body of water. This can be to clear a river or harbor, reshape land, alter drainage, or recover mineral deposits. In this article, we will be looking at a sand and gravel dredge application. Specifically, […]

Type 2 PTO for Road Building

Some of the toughest applications for clutches in the industrial world can be found in and around the roadbuilding industry. From extreme temperatures, to environments where heavy shock and vibration are the norm, road building equipment performs under the harshest of circumstances. WPT PTOs, clutches and brakes are no strangers to the roadbuilding industry, and […]

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 […]

Benefits of the WPT Power Type 2 PTO and Python™ Hydraulic Clutch Control

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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 […]

WPT Power to improve impact crusher challenges

The customer’s concerns originated from the amount of time that was being utilized to install a complicated drive system in their portable rock crushing plant. It had to be integrated into the machine’s hydraulic system, fit in the same footprint and provide easier maintenance than the challenges they were currently experiencing. WPT offered a solution […]