Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • Custom Gearbox Design Process

    Posted on August 31, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Some of the unique features that are reviewed in the Rj Link process: Advanced design methodology for custom gearboxes Improved surface finish with formed tooth grinding & dressable wheels Material cleanliness Housing is designed for rotor stability and noise reduction Superior bearing design Customer interface with 3D design technology Gearing system is designed using FEA capabilities […]

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  • Gears & Gearboxes Used in Pumping Applications

    Posted on August 20, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. continues to see an increase in demand for quality gears and gearboxes to be used in Water Pumping, Multi-Phase, Slurry etc. type applications.  Many of those customers are requiring Pump Gear that can be used in the Water Desalination Market.   Some of the issues & results: Exotic materials may be necessary as the gears & other components are often […]

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  • Rj Link Adds Remanufactured Fellows Gear Shaper

    Posted on August 16, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. adds a Bourn & Koch remanufactured Fellows 36-6 CNC Gear Shaper, with a Fanuc CNC control cutter head relieving 30-200 strokes per minute.  The remanufactured 36-6 features a Fanuc CNC control with numerous new features and technologies, including legendary mechanical gear shaper technology combined with today’s machine tool systems advancements.   Bourn & Koch […]

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  • Housing Material vs. Fabricated

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

    Cast-Iron is the preferred choice in Housing Material vs. Fabricated.  Not only does it exemplify a commitment to various market, but more importantly to our customers.  Several new entities into the markets will claim fabricated is better, but in reality have taken a lower cost-approach with no increase in integrity, quality and utility.  Below are the […]

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  • Gearboxes for Compressor & Booster Pump Packages

    Posted on August 10, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International has been seeing increased inquiries from people in the well service market, with many of them involving the need to go into 1,000 ft. wells.   They are basically pumping nitrogen, water, or slurry into the well to get the oil out.  These are low volume wells that produce approximately 50-125 barrels per […]

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  • Product Enhancement – D201 Gearbox

    Posted on August 8, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link’s new product enhancement of the D201 gearbox is an evolution from the D101 design.  The input and output shafts, including many of the other parameters, remain the same.  The enhancements that were made internally has made this gearbox a much more versatile unit.   Additional Enhancements: Increased load carrying capacity Increased speed- 125-200 hp range Increased availability of ratio ranges […]

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  • Gravity Lubricating Process Inside an Rj Link Gearbox

    Posted on August 3, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link gearboxes have a “Gravity Lubricating Process”, which means customers get a gearbox that runs smoothly and has an extended life.  Once the gear-housing is filled with the recommended oil, and the unit is operating: The lowest gear dips into the bath of oil lubricating the teeth Then with splashing action, and meshing of […]

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  • Identifying Your Application’s Roadmap

    Posted on August 2, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    It’s extremely important to specify an application’s roadmap during the development stage of a gearbox, which includes the environment the gearbox will be used in. Everything is theoretical when looking at temperatures, fluid, lubrications, horsepower, vibration and shock load. Unless you go out and do full life and endurance testing based on certain material and […]

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