Product Spotlight – WPT Low-drag Dyno WCB

WPT Power has done it again. We have taken a tried-and-true product and improved upon the design. Our recent addition to the WPT line-up is the Hydraulic Low-Drag Dyno Water Cooled Brake (WCB). This new brake configuration is specifically designed and engineered for dynamometer testing equipment. The new brake option features a multi-piston radial hydraulic […]

WPT Power Named Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2020

WPT Power, manufacturer of power transmission products, was named as one of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a joint project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group. With the corporate office in Wichita Falls, WPT Power promotes […]

WPT Water Cooled Brake on Fishing Winches

For commercial fishing operations to work, they must have a reliable catch-net system. The payout line is drawn out with drag caused by the net(s) in the water.  The winch brake system prevents disorderly unwinding of the ropes by keeping the necessary tension with a brake.  The best method of keeping consistent line tension is […]

WPT Power Partners with Local University in Capstone Program

Power Take-off Stand

WPT Power partnered with Midwestern State University McCoy School of Engineering Bachelors program students to complete a senior capstone research and development project. The 2019-2020 capstone project promotes collaboration between local industries, senior-level teams, and faculty to design, build, and test solutions to real-world problems. WPT Power’s project aimed to improve the assembly of Power […]

Mechanical PTO Maintenance Tips for Tree Care Equipment, Part One

PTO and pump drive on chipper

The expectation placed on modern tree care equipment today is more demanding than ever before. The machinery is being tasked with running harder and longer all the while maintaining a reliable service life. The key to reliable service life is establishing a proper preventative maintenance schedule for key components of the machine. One key component […]

GM-Style PTOs on LPG engines

GM Mechanical Power Take Off

Large irrigation systems require heavy duty power plants to help move water into crop fields. Many companies offering these systems utilize General Motors (GM) engines as the power source. WPT Power provides the connecting link between the power source and the water pumping equipment in the form of a GM-style power take-off (PTO). Our GM-style […]

Zenith Power uses WPT’s Pilotless™ Mechanical for their irrigating solutions

Irrigation Vineyard

With the advent of Tier IV emissions standards for diesel engines, OEMs and end users are scrambling for alternative power sources. Partly due to this, propane engines have moved to the forefront in many applications. One propane engine manufacturer in particular has been making a steady climb and emerging as an industry leader. This company […]

Best Pilotless™ PTO Uses in Forestry, Marine, and Energy Industries

Pilotless PTO Applications

The WPT Pilotless™ Mechanical Power Take-off (PTO) has proven to be the workhorse in the mechanical power transmission industry. The new bearing arrangement eliminates the pilot bearing and increases sideload capacity up to 70 percent over the previous generation PTOs. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the best uses for the […]

Rotational gearboxes featured on Cleasby Conveyors

Cleasby Conveyor Truck

Located in Utah, Cleasby Conveyors manufactures a variety of construction roofing products. WPT provides rotation gearboxes to assist in the operation of their FBR and EXT-52 Conveyor. The job of these machines is to efficiently move roofing shingles from the loaded truck bed up onto the roof of the building by way of conveyor belt. […]

WPT Power provides the ideal solution, OTS + HPU for Australian Vac Truck contractor

Vac Truck

WPT Power along with our distributor Northstar Power, worked with an Australian Vacuum Truck contractor to develop a fully automated, clutchable PTO (Power Take Off) system. With this custom PTO arrangement the operator can engage and disengage remotely, start the engine, and control the vacuum boom by means of a custom wireless remote. This application […]