The HPTO®8 is a hydraulically applied clutch. Its friction plates operate in a dry environment. Its hydraulic design eliminates the need to adjust the clutch throughout its wear life. The HPTO® microprocessor-based clutch controller eliminates the typical service problems that are associated with operator abuse. The start-up sequence (patent pending software) involves a series of pulses delivering up to 200% peak engine torque. This means the HPTO®8 can start equipment with significant inertia or even under partially jammed conditions. PT Tech's HPTO®8 package increases equipment reliability and profitability with its consistent and easy push-button startup process.