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PTO Shaft for John Deere Flail Shredder 520

A power take-off (PTO) shaft is a device used to transfer power from a tractor or other vehicle to an implement or attachment. In the case of a John Deere flail shredder, the PTO shaft is used to transfer power from the tractor to the shredder, allowing it to be operated.

PTO shaft available for: John Deere Flail Shredder Model 520

PTO Shaft for John Deere Flail Shredder 520

A power take-off (PTO) shaft is a device used to transfer power from a tractor or other vehicle to an implement or attachment. In the case of a John Deere flail shredder, the PTO shaft is used to transfer power from the tractor to the shredder, allowing it to be operated.

PTO shafts available for John Deere Flail Shredder Model 520

PTO Shaft for John Deere Flail Shredder

Main Shaft: CAT 7/8 SFT SH series Constant Velocity

PTO Shaft for John Deere Flail Shredder

torque max=6750nm

RA Series Overrunning Clutch

RA Series Overrunning Clutch

Main Shaft: CAT 6 PW580 Constant Velocity

Most tractors using 1.750-20 spline, other combinations are available.

Note: PW580 and 2580 U-joints are dimensionally identical.

However, none of the componant parts interchange.

2580 CV Shaft


Some Models Using Non-CV Main Shaft: CAT 6 2500 Series

2500 PTO Shaft

John Deere Flail Shredders are equipped with an overrunning device

2500 Series Overrunning devices

Overruning Clutch

Model Diameter Splines Connection
 F5/1R  1.750  20  Clamp
 F5/1R  1.750  6  Clamp
 F5/2R  1.750  20  clamp
 F5/1R  1.375  6  Ball Collar
 F5/1R  1.375  21  Clamp
 F5/2R  1.750  6  CC lock
 F5/2R  1.750  6  CC lock
 F5/1L  1.375  6  CLAMP
 F5/1R  1.375  6  AS collar
 F5/2R  1.750  20  clamp
 F5/2R  1.75  20  clamp
 F5/2R  1.75  6  clamp
 F5/2R  1.375  6  clamp


Selecting PTO Shafts for John Deere Flail Shredders

When selecting a PTO shaft for a John Deere flail shredder, there are a few key factors to consider:

  1. Size: The PTO shaft must be the correct size to fit the flail shredder's input shaft. Typically, flail shredders use either a 1-3/8 inch or 1-3/4 inch PTO shaft.
  2. Length: The PTO shaft should be the correct length to allow for proper clearance and operation. It is important to measure the distance between the tractor's PTO shaft and the shredder's input shaft to ensure the correct length.
  3. Safety: It is important to select a PTO shaft with proper safety features, such as a shear pin or slip clutch, to prevent damage to the shredder or tractor in the event of a blockage or other issue.

It is recommended to consult the owner's manual or a John Deere dealer to ensure the correct PTO shaft is selected for the specific model of flail shredder and tractor being used.

PTO Shaft for John Deere Flail Shredder

How to Grease the PTO Shaft?

The PTO shaft transfers power from the engine to the implement being used. To keep it functioning smoothly, it's important to lubricate it regularly. Here are the steps to grease the PTO shaft:

  • Locate the PTO shaft: The PTO shaft is usually located at the rear of the machine and is connected to the engine.
  • Clean the PTO shaft: Before greasing the PTO shaft, it's important to clean it thoroughly to remove any dirt, debris, or old grease. Use a wire brush or rag to clean the shaft.
  • Apply grease: Apply a liberal amount of high-quality grease to the PTO shaft. It's important to use a grease that's recommended by the manufacturer of the machine. This will ensure that the grease is compatible with the materials used in the PTO shaft and won't cause any damage.
  • Turn the PTO shaft: Turn the PTO shaft by hand to evenly distribute the grease along the shaft. Continue turning the shaft until the entire length is coated in grease.
  • Wipe off excess grease: After the PTO shaft is greased, wipe off any excess grease using a clean rag. This will prevent dirt and debris from sticking to the excess grease.
  • Repeat regularly: The PTO shaft should be greased regularly, depending on the manufacturer's recommendations. This will ensure that it continues to function smoothly and prevent premature wear and tear.

It's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for greasing the PTO shaft to ensure that it's done correctly and safely.

Grease PTO Shaft

Agricultural Gearbox and PTO Shaft

A power take-off (PTO) shaft is a mechanical component that connects a tractor to an agricultural implement, such as a plow or mower. The PTO shaft transfers power from the tractor's engine to the implement.
An agricultural PTO gearbox is a component that connects the PTO shaft to the implement. The gearbox helps to control the speed and torque of the PTO shaft, allowing the implement to operate at the correct speed and power for the task at hand.
The relationship between the PTO shaft and the agricultural PTO gearbox is one of interdependence. The PTO shaft cannot transfer power to the implement without a gearbox to regulate the speed and torque. Similarly, the gearbox is useless without the PTO shaft to transfer power from the tractor's engine.
Together, the PTO shaft and agricultural PTO gearbox form a critical link between the tractor and the implement, allowing farmers to efficiently and effectively manage their land and crops.

Agricultural PTO Gearbox and PTO Shaft Agricultural PTO Gearbox


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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
product finishing

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