Is It Time to Replace Your Brakes?

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    The brake industry is not one you typically think about, but it is one that’s growing steadily. The global market for this industry is expected to reach a value of almost $2 billion within the next decade. This means that they are likely to see changes within that time period, and it may be an opportune time to get yours looked at or replaced.

    First, some fast facts about the machinery itself. When operating as recommended, the hydraulic PTO, or hydraulic power take off, and drive shaft typically rotate either 9 times per second or approximately 17 times per second. This doesn’t mean much at first glance, but it does show that when not being operated as recommended, the parts may not be performing as well as they could. In fact, an estimated 80% of problems with PTO entanglements involve the operator of either the tractor or another machine. This mean