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PTO Safety

The power take-off (PTO) is a powerful and commonly used item on today‚Äôs farm. Used in the right way, a PTO transfers power from a tractor to other implements like augers, mowers, and choppers. Used in the wrong way, it … Continue reading

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16 rotations per second…

PTOs operate by turning at speeds of 9 or 16 rotations per second depending on the gear you are in. This speed makes the PTO shaft very dangerous especially when there is no guard or shields present. The spinning of … Continue reading

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