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. […]

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 […]

New Feature: Hydraulic 14H PTO Mechanical Wear Indicator

PTO Mechanical Wear Indicator

As a company, one of WPT Power’s standout qualities is our willingness to listen to our customer base. By listening to the users of our products, we get valuable feedback to improve and optimize our products. One example of this…

OEM Clutch Pack for Gearboxes

OEM clutch pack for gearbox

In a large majority of the engine driven clutch applications that WPT supplies, most tend to be a ratio of 1:1.  In these applications, the driven piece of equipment turns at the same rate of speed as the engine flywheel.  But occasionally, a…

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…

Identifying your SAE Flywheel Size

SAE Housing

Identifying your SAE flywheel size can sometimes be a daunting task if you are not seasoned in the industrial engine sector. When selecting a Power Take-off (PTO) for an application, clutches are normally…

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…

Maintenance Series Part# 2 – Clutch and Brake Alignment

Power Take-off Alignment

Following on from our recent maintenance article on Clutch and Brake Shimming, we are now going to highlight the importance of achieving the correct alignment. Although there are a couple of other factors, a properly aligned and shimmed WPT clutch or brake…