Re: Re: Re: 540 or 1000
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Posted by Aaron on April 26, 2001 at 20:53:56 from (188.8.131.52):
In Reply to: Re: Re: 540 or 1000 posted by Dan S. on April 26, 2001 at 20:02:09:
It's true. Common knowledge. A 1000 PTO will take twice the power that a 540 will. Horsepower is torque*rpm/5252 (forgot the constant) So, a 1000 RPM shaft can transfer more horsepower because it spins faster. Take a look at any larger equipment and see what the speed is. I have yet to see anything bigger than a bushhog with a 540 PTO. Even our 12 foot stalk shredder had 1000 PTO. Any gearbox rated for more than 100 horse is gonna be 1000.
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