W 2500 Series PTO Shaft Replacement of Walterscheid

Connection outside diameter tractor side 1-3/8 Inch
Connection number of splines/grooves by tractor side 6
Consists of
  • Pto shaft with a guard tube
  • Declaration of conformity
  • Instruction manual
Locking type by tractor side Collar lock
Attachment tractor side Quick disconnect yoke
Locking type by machine side Flange
Attachment machine side Flange yoke
Size code W2500
Length 710 mm
Power per 540 rpm 66 kW
Power per 1000 rpm 102 kW
Cross joint cap diameter tractor side 36 mm
Cross joint length tractor side 89 mm
Cross joint cap diameter machine side 36 mm
Cross joint length machine side 89 mm
Clutch type n/a
Outer tube profile S5
Outer tube wall thickness 4,5 mm
Outer tube large outside diameter 61 mm
Inner tube profile S4
Inner tube large outside diameter 51 mm
Max static torque 6000 N·m

W 2500 Series PTO Shaft Replacement of Walterscheid

Application range:

  • Harvesters
  • Soil cultivating machinery
  • Wood shredders


  • Tractor-side 1–3/8″ (6) shaft collar kit
  • Machine side: flange Ø 160
  • Lubrication interval from 50 to 100 hours
  • Fulfills EC 89/392 EEC requirements
  • Complies with EN12965 safety standard
  • CE marking available

Technical info:

  • See Walterscheid instruction manual
  • Max. dynamic capacity 540 rpm: 66 kW, 1175 Nm
  • Max. dynamic capacity 1000 rpm: 102 kW, 975 Nm
  • Values at working angle 5° and service life 1000 hours
  • LZ = slid-in length in mm, from intersection to intersection


Specifications Of W 2500 Series PTO shaft

Problems encountered in the use of PTO shaft

1. What if the PTO is not engaged but the PTO shaft is turning?

Kubota tractor PTO not engaging
When the engine RPM rises above 1500, the shaft stops. However, when the engine speed drops below 1000 RPM, steering continues. While turning isn’t very hard, sometimes turning an attachment (whether it’s a pile hole digger or a winch) is enough.
You may have a bad clutch pack, but it’s unlikely to leak. It could also be a bad clutch pack brake disc that won’t stop the clutch. If this is the case, a visual inspection is required. Remember, the entire teardown will take place on the card.
Most likely, the PTO control valve is not properly adjusted, allowing it to only partially engage or float. A simple pressure test of the control valve will reveal if this is a potential problem. If the RPM is changing engagement, it may be a weak seal. When flow and pressure rise high enough, you experience shutdown. On the other hand, when flow and pressure decrease, it engages again.

2. Why doesn’t the PTO shaft turn after you engage the clutch and the PTO light comes on?

Your tractor model will be considered here, but we will provide some troubleshooting ideas for a CZPT tractor PTO not fully engaging. However, your PTO is likely all mechanical and has 2 handles. A lever is used for the clutch plate. The other is for the PTO shifter.

You’ll notice the driveshaft runs from the engine’s clutch all the way to the agricultural gearbox at the rear of the tractor. This reduces the RPM to PTO speed and includes a shifter that engages and disengages the PTO. Some models have a 2-speed, and some have a single-speed with neutral.

To check for yourself, check the handle of the clutch. This link can bend and will definitely prevent the clutch from engaging. Next, look at the connecting rods for the rear gearbox. Make sure it’s not broken or bent. You’ll see a shaft going through the box located in the upper left corner, and from the back, the shaft moves the gear lever inside. You may want to try disconnecting the outer rod and using a vise to exercise the lever.

Finally, try turning the PTO shaft manually. When moving 1 way, it should be free and very easy to turn. When reversing the other direction, it should be connected to the PTO drive shaft, clutch, and steering more difficult.

3. What if the PTO is ground but not bonded?

Kubota tractor power output problem
For most PTOs, there is no external adjustment. It’s all internal, and it consists of a clutch pack that can of course be replaced. You should be aware that the damage to the clutch pack is due to overloading the PTO’s task. For example, asking a 50-hp tractor to do the job of a 65-hp grinder/mixer will quickly cause problems with the clutch pack.

Often PTO clutch rings and shafts need to be replaced because people use tractors to run 4-5 feet of garden tillers and bush hogs without a slip clutch.

PTO Shaft for Agricultural Gearbox

Agricultural equipment includes a variety of PTO shafts. Each 1 is connected by yokes at each end and rotates between 540 and 1,000 rpm. A safety shield is commonly installed on both ends of a PTO shaft to protect the operator. These protective shields are also found in tractors and agricultural implements, ensuring maximum efficiency. The use of internal yokes also provides added safety.

The agricultural PTO gearbox is designed to change the output speed of a PTO shaft. It can be used as a decreasing or increasing ratio gearbox. With the decrease ratio gearbox, it reduces the PTO shaft’s speed from 1000 rpm to 540 rpm, allowing you to use equipment designed for 540 rpm. On the other hand, an increasing ratio gearbox increases the speed of the PTO shaft from 540 rpm to 1000 rpm.

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Additional information

What Are the Advantages of a Splined Shaft?

If you are looking for the right splined shaft for your machine, you should know a few important things. First, what type of material should be used? Stainless steel is usually the most appropriate choice, because of its ability to offer low noise and fatigue failure. Secondly, it can be machined using a slotting or shaping machine. Lastly, it will ensure smooth motion. So, what are the advantages of a splined shaft?
Stainless steel is the best material for splined shafts

When choosing a splined shaft, you should consider its hardness, quality, and finish. Stainless steel has superior corrosion and wear resistance. Carbon steel is another good material for splined shafts. Carbon steel has a shallow carbon content (about 1.7%), which makes it more malleable and helps ensure smooth motion. But if you’re not willing to spend the money on stainless steel, consider other options.
There are 2 main types of splines: parallel splines and crowned splines. Involute splines have parallel grooves and allow linear and rotary motion. Helical splines have involute teeth and are oriented at an angle. This type allows for many teeth on the shaft and minimizes the stress concentration in the stationary joint.
Large evenly spaced splines are widely used in hydraulic systems, drivetrains, and machine tools. They are typically made from carbon steel (CR10) and stainless steel (AISI 304). This material is durable and meets the requirements of ISO 14-B, formerly DIN 5463-B. Splined shafts are typically made of stainless steel or C45 steel, though there are many other materials available.
Stainless steel is the best material for a splined shaft. This metal is also incredibly affordable. In most cases, stainless steel is the best choice for these shafts because it offers the best corrosion resistance. There are many different types of splined shafts, and each 1 is suited for a particular application. There are also many different types of stainless steel, so choose stainless steel if you want the best quality.
For those looking for high-quality splined shafts, CZPT Spline Shafts offer many benefits. They can reduce costs, improve positional accuracy, and reduce friction. With the CZPT TFE coating, splined shafts can reduce energy and heat buildup, and extend the life of your products. And, they’re easy to install – all you need to do is install them.

They provide low noise, low wear and fatigue failure

The splines in a splined shaft are composed of 2 main parts: the spline root fillet and the spline relief. The spline root fillet is the most critical part, because fatigue failure starts there and propagates to the relief. The spline relief is more susceptible to fatigue failure because of its involute tooth shape, which offers a lower stress to the shaft and has a smaller area of contact.
The fatigue life of splined shafts is determined by measuring the S-N curve. This is also known as the Wohler curve, and it is the relationship between stress amplitude and number of cycles. It depends on the material, geometry and way of loading. It can be obtained from a physical test on a uniform material specimen under a constant amplitude load. Approximations for low-alloy steel parts can be made using a lower-alloy steel material.
Splined shafts provide low noise, minimal wear and fatigue failure. However, some mechanical transmission elements need to be removed from the shaft during assembly and manufacturing processes. The shafts must still be capable of relative axial movement for functional purposes. As such, good spline joints are essential to high-quality torque transmission, minimal backlash, and low noise. The major failure modes of spline shafts include fretting corrosion, tooth breakage, and fatigue failure.
The outer disc carrier spline is susceptible to 10sile stress and fatigue failure. High customer demands for low noise and low wear and fatigue failure makes splined shafts an excellent choice. A fractured spline gear coupling was received for analysis. It was installed near the top of a filter shaft and inserted into the gearbox motor. The service history was unknown. The fractured spline gear coupling had longitudinally cracked and arrested at the termination of the spline gear teeth. The spline gear teeth also exhibited wear and deformation.
A new spline coupling method detects fault propagation in hollow cylindrical splined shafts. A spline coupling is fabricated using an AE method with the spline section unrolled into a metal plate of the same thickness as the cylinder wall. In addition, the spline coupling is misaligned, which puts significant concentration on the spline teeth. This further accelerates the rate of fretting fatigue and wear.
A spline joint should be lubricated after 25 hours of operation. Frequent lubrication can increase maintenance costs and cause downtime. Moreover, the lubricant may retain abrasive particles at the interfaces. In some cases, lubricants can even cause misalignment, leading to premature failure. So, the lubrication of a spline coupling is vital in ensuring proper functioning of the shaft.
The design of a spline coupling can be optimized to enhance its wear resistance and reliability. Surface treatments, loads, and rotation affect the friction properties of a spline coupling. In addition, a finite element method was developed to predict wear of a floating spline coupling. This method is feasible and provides a reliable basis for predicting the wear and fatigue life of a spline coupling.

They can be machined using a slotting or shaping machine

Machines can be used to shape splined shafts in a variety of industries. They are useful in many applications, including gearboxes, braking systems, and axles. A slotted shaft can be manipulated in several ways, including hobbling, broaching, and slotting. In addition to shaping, splines are also useful in reducing bar diameter.
When using a slotting or shaping machine, the workpiece is held against a pedestal that has a uniform thickness. The machine is equipped with a stand column and limiting column (Figure 1), each positioned perpendicular to the upper surface of the pedestal. The limiting column axis is located on the same line as the stand column. During the slotting or shaping process, the tool is fed in and out until the desired space is achieved.
One process involves cutting splines into a shaft. Straddle milling, spline shaping, and spline cutting are 2 common processes used to create splined shafts. Straddle milling involves a fixed indexing fixture that holds the shaft steady, while rotating milling cutters cut the groove in the length of the shaft. Several passes are required to ensure uniformity throughout the spline.
Splines are a type of gear. The ridges or teeth on the drive shaft mesh with grooves in the mating piece. A splined shaft allows the transmission of torque to a mate piece while maximizing the power transfer. Splines are used in heavy vehicles, construction, agriculture, and massive earthmoving machinery. Splines are used in virtually every type of rotary motion, from axles to transmission systems. They also offer better fatigue life and reliability.
Slotting or shaping machines can also be used to shape splined shafts. Slotting machines are often used to machine splined shafts, because it is easier to make them with these machines. Using a slotting or shaping machine can result in splined shafts of different sizes. It is important to follow a set of spline standards to ensure your parts are manufactured to the highest standards.
A milling machine is another option for producing splined shafts. A spline shaft can be set up between 2 centers in an indexing fixture. Two side milling cutters are mounted on an arbor and a spacer and shims are inserted between them. The arbor and cutters are then mounted to a milling machine spindle. To make sure the cutters center themselves over the splined shaft, an adjustment must be made to the spindle of the machine.
The machining process is very different for internal and external splines. External splines can be broached, shaped, milled, or hobbed, while internal splines cannot. These machines use hard alloy, but they are not as good for internal splines. A machine with a slotting mechanism is necessary for these operations.