Monthly Archives: June 2018

  • Rj Link Supporting RVC/NIU Engineering Internship Program

    Posted on June 29, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link is playing a key role in helping to support Northern Illinois University’s top-ranked engineering program that has been brought to Rockford.   NIU Engineering @ RVC allows local students to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology without leaving the RVC campus.  Rj Link is a corporate sponsors that has set up an internship program […]

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  • Rj Link Adds a New Gleason P600/800 Hobbing Machine

    Posted on June 25, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link continues to invest in equipment with the installation of the most recent upgrade, a new P600/800 Gleason Hobbing machine.  The machine handles disc and shaft type parts up to module 16 mm and 600 mm outside diameter, and can hob involute and non-involute gears.  

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  • Retirement Announcement

    Posted on June 21, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    We are both happy and sad to announce that Moana Pena has retired after 22 years from her position as the Office/Purchasing Manager at Rj Link International.  Moana has been a key contributor in Rj Link’s growth and success.  Moana always performed her job with Rj Link’s best interest in mind, which attributed to the company’s strong financial position.   Rod and […]

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  • Gearboxes for Test Stand Applications – Endurance Testing

    Posted on June 19, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. has been working on several projects for test stand applications. When looking at these types of applications, there is usually a high torque and a high reliability requirement. Rotation tends to be one way, and on the opposite side another way.   Endurance testing for the life of the test parts is what’s […]

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  • Screw & Centrifugal Type Gearboxes

    Posted on June 14, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Over the past 25 years, Rj Link Int. has been serving numerous municipal and industrial type customers that have spanned over water, solids and high grit type applications.  This includes a multitude of slurries, chemical and other industrial markets.  The different types of applications have consisted of booster, screw, irrigation pumps, backwater, transfer and centrifugal pumps, […]

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  • Creep Drive Design

    Posted on June 7, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link’s new drive design is being used for Creep Drive in conjunction with regular operation drive applications. In this design we used universal mounting tabs allowing the gearbox to be installed in various orientations.  All the customer needs to do is get it in the main-drive line, somewhat close to the transmission. How it works is quite […]

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  • Rj Link Custom Gearboxes in Booster Pump Applications

    Posted on June 6, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    These Rj Link gearboxes are being used in Booster Pump applications, and are used to increase or decrease speed, pressure, flow, etc. When using booster pumps, the idea is to build enough pressure in the system, and to get to a certain PSI range to get the pump to actuate. These can be stationary or […]

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