What does a slip clutch on a PTO do?
The slip clutch is a friction clutch that is made to slip when the torque is too great for the implement. This slip clutch attaches to the implement and if something is hit by the mower or tiller it slips to keep from damaging the gear box on the implement.
What is a Series 6 PTO shaft?
This series 6 PTO shaft features a retracted length and extended length to use for different sized applications. The tractor end of this replacement PTO shaft consists of a 1-3/8 inch 6-spline quick detach yoke. The implement end consists of a 1-3/8 inch 6-spline yoke.
What does a slip clutch do on a brush hog?
A PTO slip clutch provides a safety measure, an intended point of failure, for when your PTO driven implement jams such as catching a stump with your bush hog or binding your post hole digger up in roots or rocks.
What are the different series of PTO shafts?
There are two types of shafts, domestic and metric, which are identifiable by their shapes. Domestic are generally one of four shapes: round, square, rectangle or splined.
Whats the difference between 540 and 1000 PTO?
On many implements where they offer both, the 1000 rpm drivelines are sized smaller, yet still transmit as much power as the 540 drivelines, because they are turning faster, and have more gear reduction at the implement gearbox.
How do I know what size PTO shaft I need?
To determine the length you need your PTO shaft to be, you need to measure the distance between the groove on your tractors PTO output shaft and the implements PTO output shaft.
Are there different size PTO shafts?
Regardless of what job you’ll be using a PTO shaft to complete, it’s important that you have the right size. The manufacturer should provide length recommendations to help you get an idea. There are two different speeds used most commonly with tractor PTO shafts, the 540 (type 1) and 1000 (type 3) RPM.
How tight should a slip clutch be?
The maximum tight setting for the slipper is just at the point where there is little or no tire slippage on a high traction surface such as carpet or a prepared racetrack. The slipper should not be tightened to the point that clutch slippage is completely eliminated.
What are PTO shafts&accessories?
PTO Shafts & Accessories Agri Supply stock a wide selection PTO shafts and yokes, clutches, shaft covers, tubes and any other accessories needed for your power take off needs. The power take off is used to transmit power from a tractor or other source of power to an implement.
What is the length of the PTO shaft on a tractor?
This PTO shaft is 1-3/4 in., 20-spline on both the tractor and implement end. This shaft comes with a 4 disc slip clutch. Closed length: 61.2″
What size PTO shaft do I need for a wing cutter?
This heavy-duty series 8 PTO shaft is ideal for 15 ft. flex wing cutters with shielding. The PTO shaft is 1-3/4 in. 2- spline on both the implement and tractor ends. This power take off comes complete with a 4 disc slip clutch.
How do I know what size PTO I Need?
Keep several points in mind when determining the PTO size. First, there should be at least a one-third overlap between the shaft and the tube. If you’re using a slip sleeve, the overlap should be approximately 3″. If the shaft is too long, it will bottom out and create a conflict between the tractor and the shaft.