MTD was founded over 80 years ago as a tool and die supplier to the local manufacturing community based on some basic values: Stewardship; Integrity; Hard Work; Reliance on and Respect for People; Innovation; Willingness to take Risks; Gratitude for Customers and Promotion from Within. Today, we're proud to say these values still continue to drive our decisions. They've been integral to our success and growth.
Headquartered in Valley City, Ohio, our passion has led MTD to be a worldwide leader of outdoor power equipment with facilities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia producing equipment for both residential and commercial markets.
MTD's engineering expertise and state-of-the-art facilities have led to our being known for innovation and award-winning products. Our focus is on uncompromising quality, service and value through advanced manufacturing. MTD's current family of brands includes a complete range of products to suit every type of customer and every kind of lawn and garden. From the most hard-working and affordable models to those with professional-grade features at a value, MTD offers the widest product range available.
Along with Cub Cadet, Troy-Bilt, Columbia and Remington, the MTD family of brands includes MTD®, MTD Gold®, MTD Pro®, Yard-Man®, Yard Machines® and Bolens®. The appeal of each brand lies in its individuality and distinctive appearance. MTD products can be found in all channels of distribution such as home improvement stores, hardware stores, mass retailers, independent dealers and farm supply stores.
MTD Parts is a division of MTD. It offers a wide selection of outdoor power equipment, attachments and accessories and replacement parts direct to the consumer.
Electric PTO Clutch for MTD Part :-
An electric PTO, or power take-off, clutch uses power produced by a power source, such as a battery or engine, to operate other components of a piece of machinery, such as a pulley, belt or attached piece of equipment. Commonly found in trucks, tractors and similar machinery, a PTO clutch transmits energy from the power-producing component of the vehicle to a secondary piece of equipment or an accessory.
A large lawnmower uses a power take-off clutch to direct energy from the mower's battery to the blades so that the equipment cuts the grass as it is moving forward. This gives the driver control on when this application is in use, promoting safety, reliability and efficiency for the operation.
The clutch is just one component of the larger power take-off system, which also features other elements, such as pulleys, drive shafts, input shafts and gearboxes. All of these components work together to effectively operate secondary systems, features or accessories of a larger system so that the entirety of the equipment can operate using only the energy produced by the power source, whether it is a battery or a running engine. Not engaging the clutch results in the accessory or secondary system not operating, which provides complete control over when and how these systems are used.
Features of Electric PTO Clutch : -
- Heavy-duty design
- Meets or exceeds specifications
- No adjustment, maintenance or belt tightners
- Rated to 20 HP
- Meets 1999 AN SI/OPEI B71