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PTO Drive Shaft for Post Hole Digger

A high-performance PTO drive shaft is essential to a well-functioned post-hole digger. Post hole diggers are the ideal choice for small jobs and homesteaders. They combine a high-performance auger with a PTO drive shaft. These tools are also equipped with three-point auger attachments.

Post Hole Auger PTO Shaft

An auger PTO shaft is usually partially protected by shielding on the straight part of the shaft, as well as on the universal joints and PTO connection. The shielding can trap clothing around protruding bolts and pins, which can catch in clothing or snag on the PTO. If the sleeve is wrapped around the shaft, clothing can get trapped against it, which can result in an injury.

Auger Pto Shaft

Auger PTO Shaft Guards

Auger PTO shaft guards are designed to prevent entanglement and injuries in augers powered by PTO engines. This PTO drive shaft rotates at high speeds, usually 540 rpm, or 1,000 rpm (16 times per second). This means that clothing is wrapped around the post hole digger PTO shaft faster than a person can react. A five-tenth-second reaction time is sufficient for most people to get free from entanglement, but this can become a problem when the shaft is turning at only half or a quarter of its recommended operating speed.

Specification of Auger PTO Shaft

Model Number T5S-800 1 3/6''Z6 Black Straight Safety Shield
Function Drive Shaft Parts & Power Transmission
Use Kinds of Tractors & Farm Implements
Yoke Type Double push pin, Bolt pins, Split pins,Push pin, Quick release, Ball attachment, Collar.....
Processing Of Yoke Forging
Plastic Cover YW; BW; YS; BS; Etc
Color Green; Orange; Yellow; Black Ect.
Series T1-T10; L1-L6;S6-S10;10HP-150HP with SA,RA,SB,SFF,WA,CV Etc
Tube Type Lemon, Trianglar, Star, Square, Hexangular, Spline, Special Ect.
Processing Of Tube Cold drawn
Spline Type 1 1/8" Z6;1 3/8" Z6; 1 3/8" Z21 ;1 3/4" Z20; 1 3/4" Z6; 8-38*32*6 8-42*36*7; 8-48*42*8;
Place of Origin Zhejiang, China (Mainland)


Auger Pto Shaft

Typical Entanglement Hazards When Using Auger PTO Shaft

The auger PTO drive shaft for the post hole digger is a critical area for entanglement hazards. In the case of a 14-year-old male, entanglement caused the traumatic amputation of his right arm, compound fractures of his left arm and leg, a broken collarbone, major nerve damage, and cuts to both his hands. As a result, this shaft is prone to catastrophic entanglement. Typically, this series of PTO drive shaft is made of stainless steel or a similar material.

In recent years, PTO entanglement incidents have been decreasing, especially compared to other causes of farm fatalities. In Pennsylvania, for example, the latest statistics recorded five fatalities due to entanglement. These statistics indicate the importance of PTO safety. For this reason, the manufacturer of farm machinery should consider entanglement hazards when designing the auger.

Auger Pto Shaft

Cautions of Auger PTO Drive Shaft for Post Hole Digger

After purchasing the post hole digger, you should determine the auger PTO shaft length. To determine this, locate the PTO stub shaft located on the tractor. The post hole digger drive shaft should come out of the PTO stub shaft and be so short that the gearbox almost touches the ground. After establishing the proper 3 point auger drive shaft length, you can drill a hole or ditch to test it. Always leave enough clearance between the PTO drive shaft for post hole digger and the driveshaft coupler to prevent damage caused by the line between the two.

To operate the PTO Post Hole Digger safely, always make sure that the post hole digger PTO shaft is disengaged before lowering the auger. You should also disconnect the PTO shaft for post hole auger before beginning digging. The safety of your workers and those around you depends on you being knowledgeable of how to operate the post hole digger safely. When using a post hole digger, you should always check for damage or excessive dullness of the cutting edges.

The auger PTO shaft rotates at full speed and is capable of speeds of up to 1,000 rpm. This is faster than the reaction time of the human body, which makes a speedy evasive action unlikely. It's important to keep in mind that many entanglements occur when the shaft is running at half or a quarter of its recommended operating speed. The reason for this is that in five-tenths of a second, people are able to react and pull away, resulting in a tighter entanglement.

No matter what type of auger PTO shaft you are using, if you are not familiar with the type of digging tool, be sure to read the manual thoroughly before using it. If you do not, you may encounter serious injury or even death. If this is the case, seek professional help to ensure the safety of everyone. WLY also provides you with high-quality PTO shaft safety shield. Feel free to contact us!

Post Hole Auger Pto Shaft

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How to Loosen a Sticky PTO Drive Shaft for Auger?

In the event that your auger PTO shaft gets stuck, you can loosen it by hammering on it with a large puller. However, if the post hole digger PTO shaft is stuck, you will have to remove the cross (universal joint) first. Once you have removed the cross, you will have to remove the auger PTO shaft. Depending on the size of the auger, you may need to use a large puller in order to loosen the PTO drive shaft for post hole digger.

Related Post Hole Digger Drive Shaft Parts

A PTO shaft is an integral part of an agricultural gearbox. In either case, the PTO must be engaged before it can be used. It also has two stages of transmission clutches, which must be operated properly to avoid damage. In addition to the the PTO drive shaft for post hole diggers, the agricultural PTO gearbox contains other important components, such as the clutches. In addition, the agricultural gearbox also requires the correct lubrication. The correct lubrication is necessary to prevent the gearbox from sticking and make the tractor run more smoothly. Also, using a grease gun to lubricate the agricultural gearbox is essential.

Related Pto Shaft Parts Pto Shaft And Agricultural Gearbox

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Materials Available

1. Stainless Steel: SS201, SS303, SS304, SS316, SS416, SS420
2. Steel:C45(K1045), C46(K1046),C20
3. Brass:C36000 ( C26800), C37700 ( HPb59), C38500( HPb58), C27200(CuZn37), C28000(CuZn40)
4. Bronze: C51000, C52100, C54400, etc
5. Iron: 1213, 12L14,1215
6. Aluminum: Al6061, Al6063
7.OEM according to your request
product materials available

Surface Treatment

Annealing, natural canonization, heat treatment, polishing, nickel plating, chrome plating, zinc plating,yellow passivization, gold passivization, satin, Black surface painted etc.

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CNC machining, punch,turning, milling, drilling, grinding, broaching, welding and assembly
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