The key benefits of the pneumatic plate clutch, over constricting drum designs

drum style pneumatic clutch

In the industrial clutch and brake game, you don’t have to search very long to find applications that run pneumatic air-cooled plate or disc clutches. Another product style seen is the constricting drum design; these are both found predominately on oilfield equipment, grinding mills, metal forming, paper processing, and marine applications. There are some key […]

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…

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…

Well Servicing Products

well service rig drawworks

Workover rigs, or sometimes called well servicing rigs, are a key element in the oil and gas sector. Service rigs operate on active wells to pull and replace the key downhole components in order to extend the life of the well. Well servicing rigs…

100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

Best Company

WPT power was recently named as one of the 2021, “100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas.” This ranking is from a program created by Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business, the Texas Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies Group. This award is the fifth consecutive year…

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…

Maintenance Series Part # 1 – Shimming the Clutch and Brake

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 required…

Piston Water Cooled Brake Upgrade – WPT Power’s Air Tube Conversion Kits

One of WPT’s strengths is offering engineered improvements into existing designs. WPT makes performance, service life, and ongoing maintenance all added benefits when using a WPT Clutch, Brake or PTO. In this article we are focusing on the Water Cooled Brake (WCB) air tube conversion kits. This is taking a competitor WCB, actuated by a […]