Here’s Another Reason Why WPT, Spare Parts!

The global clutch and brake scene sees manufactures who tend to specialize or focus on a narrow band of products. This is one area where WPT Power differs which is their commitment to a vast array of product lines. These products are all commonly used in many industries and applications across the world. This makes part […]

What is a Low Inertia Clutch?

What is a Low Inertia clutch? If you are asking yourself this question, you have found the right place.  To explain what a Low Inertia clutch is, first we need to understand what inertia is. Wikipedia defines the mass moment of inertia of a rigid body as the quantity of torque needed for a desired angular acceleration about a rotational axis.  What exactly does this mean?  In simpler terms, it means an […]

Rotational Gearboxes On Utility Lifts

Over the past several years, WPT has established itself as a major supplier to the Utility Vehicle market. The flagship product in this market is our Rotational Gearboxes used on Utility Lifts. Utility lifts encompass bucket trucks used by utility contractors and basket trucks used by sign companies. Other applications include but are not limited […]

Why WPT Power? Here’s why!

In the market place, we hear far too often customers complaining about slow uncooperative responses, excessive lead times, and intentionally withholding information. Nothing ever seeming to change when it comes to dealing with our major competitors. Here at WPT Power we try and do the exact opposite! We pride ourselves with fast informative responses, making […]

Industrial Clutch Selection Guide

When choosing the best possible industrial clutch for your application, several factors need to be taken into consideration. Torque, response time, operating speed, thermal capacity, and size are some of the details to bear in mind. Other criteria to help determine your selection would be type of engagement such as a soft start or controlled-slip, […]

Adapting to the Industry

In today’s market, Tier 4 engine users commonly find themselves limited in applications that require a Power Take-Off (PTO) clutch. This could be because the engine is equipped with a non-SAE housing or because the engine flywheel is not equipped with a stock pilot bearing bore to accommodate the PTO. Whatever the problem, WPT Power […]

3 Reasons The Pilotless™ PTO Is The Best Choice

Forestry, Aggregates, Marine and Energy industries are more demanding than ever. Chippers, crushers, barge pumps and other machines are required to work harder, longer, and run more efficiently. This equipment needs a PTO can provide you with the durability, reliability, and longevity required in today’s working environment. The Pilotless™ PTO does that! 1. Start with […]

Pilotless™ PTO Hits the Sweet Spot

WPT has a long history in the agricultural market with irrigation being one of the primary applications that we service. From produce such as citrus, cotton, soybeans and many others, WPT has maintained a strong relationship with farmers throughout North America and abroad. Major agricultural users of our Power Take Off units, not surprisingly, are […]

WPT 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 […]

Top 3 Applications for Water Cooled Brakes

The WPT Power Water Cooled Brakes (WCBs) get their name from the fact that they use water to transfer energy. This energy is in the form of heat and is caused from the friction material on the drive plates continuously rubbing against the stationary surface of the water jacket. There are several different designs, but […]