Pilotless™ OTS PTO for Dust Collection & Vacuum Equipment

PTO for Vacuum truck

One example in WPT’s lineup, where a product and application are ideally matched is on diesel-powered mobile equipment with WPT’s Pilotless™ Over-the-Shaft (OTS) PTO. If we were then to drill down even further, then mobile dust collection and truck-mounted vacuum machines would be a perfect example of where the features of the OTS really come […]

​​How to Check Engagement Torque on a Mechanical PTO

Mechanical PTO torque

During the WPT Power Take-off (PTO) operation, the geared friction discs will wear. This is a normal occurrence and happens on all types of clutches and brakes. As the friction disc(s) wear, the torque capacity reduces. To compensate for this reduction in torque, the clutch pack needs to be adjusted. This article will show you […]

WPT PTOs for Municipal Flood Pumps

Mechanical PTO flood control

As the storm clouds loom over Coastal Town, USA, emergency personnel from local and state governments jump into action by monitoring weather forecasts and water levels in their jurisdictions. Flood Control plays an essential role for those communities in coastal and low-lying areas, and pumping facilities must always be on the ready. If a pumping […]

 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. […]

The Ball Bearing Collar Advantages

Bronze Collars

WPT has been producing mechanical PTOs for over 20 years now. Starting with the automotive style flat-faced clutch that is so popular in the irrigation and chipper market, we eventually entered into the over-center market that spans an array of industrial, agricultural, and marine applications. From the beginning, our over-center designs offered both bronze and […]

PTO Cross Referencing

PTO Nameplate

WPT Power designs and manufactures a complete line of Mechanical Power Take-offs. What you may not know is WPT also offers parts and units that are directly interchangeable with competitive brands. Mechanical Power Take-off clutches are used on a wide variety of heavy machinery across many industries. Clutches are designed with many wearing parts, creating […]

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…