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Implement Power Take-Off Drive Shaft Specifications

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ANSI/ASAE S331.6   August  2015

Keywords: Drive shaft, Implement, Power take-off

1 Purpose

1.1 The purpose of this Standard is to establish multiple categories of universal joint drive shafts with two subsets of telescoping members each, one heavy duty, HD, and one regular duty, RD

1.2 The intended use of the drive shafts is between tractor power take-off (PTO) shafts and power input connections (PIC), or any universal joint application within the implement. The PTO drive shaft from the tractor PTO to the (PIC) is considered a part of the implement.

1.3 This Standard does not provide for dimensional interchangeability from one implement to another.

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