Preferred Sealed Bearing Collars

Throw-out collar

WPT Power has been using bearing collar assemblies since we first offered the Mechanical Power Take-off (PTO). The release of the Pilotless® Mechanical PTO in 2015, marked the first time we offered it with sealed bearing collars. This change would lead to Field-proven Success The field-proven success of the Pilotless® series of Mechanical PTOs resulted […]

Pilotless® PTO in Agriculture Augers

Agriculture Augers

Off-Highway construction and agriculture industries are some of the harshest environments for your equipment’s engines and components. At WPT, we have created our Pilotless® Power Take-Off (PTO) to eliminate wear and tear on the engine, reduce the cost of extra parts, and make installation simpler.  No pilot bearing means you can eliminate costly downtime while […]

How to Properly Store Your WPT Products

Product Storage Conditions

WPT’s general product storage guidelines builds positive customer experience. It helps protect your valuable assets, reducing the risk of degradation and corrosion.

Brush and Wood Chipper Clutches – Parts and Complete Assemblies 

Chipper replacement units

For decades now, WPT Power has been manufacturing clutch parts and complete assemblies for brush and wood chippers. They also have part-for-part interchangeability and complete drop-in replacement for other brands, including the SP product family of mechanical PTOs.   In this global chipper market, you will frequently see SP111, SP211 in the shorter, 4.5” length […]

WPT Flywheel Housing and Flywheel Adapter Guide for Tier 4 Engines

Tier 4 Flywheel Adapters and Spacers

More Standards, More Problems The implementation of the Tier 4 standard in 2015 brought the strictest EPA emissions requirements for diesel engines this century. An unforeseen byproduct of this standard was the disregard of the industrial SAE specifications for flywheel housing and flywheels. Specifically, the section that governs the over-center clutch mounting. Forgetting Industrial SAE […]

How To Identify Power Take-Off Parts – Pilotless® Mechanical

Power Take-off parts guide

Here is a quick reference guide to visually identify the common parts of a WPT Pilotless® Mechanical Power Take-Off. The main objective of a part list and exploded drawing is to provide a clear part ID, limiting any possible confusion in ordering replacement parts. This is often the best way to reduce the guesswork of […]

Proper Maintenance of Irrigation Pumps

Irrigation Maintenance for Produce

On-Time Irrigation Nature has its own way of irrigating crops, and it is less than perfect. If it had the right timing for rain, the amount required, and pinpoint coverage, the irrigation market, would disappear. Unfortunately, rainfall is a little contrary and unpredictable, so innovative solutions were needed. Farmers used to primarily irrigate their cropland […]

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 […]