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power take-off

On construction equipment, any device for driving an auxiliary attachment or tool using the torque or power of the prime mover’s motor or engine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Products offered include: marine transmissions, azimuth drives, surface drives, propellers and boat management systems, as well as power-shift transmissions, hydraulic torque converters, power take-offs, industrial clutches and control systems.
Muncie Power Products is a manufacturer of power take-offs and fluid power components for vocational trucks.
This specifically relates to the health and safety parts of all machinery, particularly tractor power take-offs (PTO).
WaterMota offers a wide range of Industrial radiator cooled and marine heat exchanger/keel cooled propulsion and auxiliary engines, reversing gearboxes, power take-offs, generating sets, custom built power packs, smart energy solutions, sea water pumps, strainers, steering systems and most engine room installation fittings.
The pump drive mounts between the engine and the rugged WPT Power Take-Offs, and provides for multiple live or clutched pumps.
The 9000 series is available with accessories such as trailing pumps and power take-offs (PTO), and some models include optional power take-ins (PTI), which the company said allows them to take advantage of ZF Marine's Hybrid technology.
Makes a full line of power take-offs and hydraulic components to both SAE and DIN specifications.
Experimental power take-offs were tried as early as 1878, but International Harvester Company (IHC) was first (in 1918) to install a pto on a production tractor.
"In order to adapt it to a vehicle," says American Axle's Bellanti, "there has to be enough room around the steering gear, catalyst and front subframe to fit the requisite power take-offs and other driveline bits necessary for the transformation to all-wheel-drive." The other limiting factors--imagination and budget, according to Bellanti--are driven by space limitations, but often have an outsized effect on whether or not AWD is adopted on current platforms.
The WindCrank(TM) services 2 power take-offs and requires no braking.
Because the HFO is actuated by hydraulic fluid, the manufacturer claims it can transmit 50 percent more torque than traditional, mechanically actuated power take-offs.
They are lighter and smaller than heavy-duty lawn and garden tractors, without the latter's features, such as power take-offs for snowblowing and tillage, and blades for grading.