Monthly Archives: November 2018

  • Gearbox Solutions Requiring High Output with Minimal Space

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

      Companies needing small package gear drives with high output continue to reach out to Rj Link Int.  These types of systems have involved the application/design of several Right-Angle, Variable-Angle and Planetary systems.  Starting with the driver (input side) providing a variable speed, torque and transferring to the output side producing an increase/decrease in speed, torque.   […]

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  • Inside Look at Reduction Gearbox Used for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

    Posted on November 27, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    This is the internal assembly of a large unit gearbox that will be used for hydraulic fracturing and heavy pumping conditions.  This gearbox was designed with helical overlap ratio to accommodate for floating of the pinion and output gears.  This allows us to have full contact in the gear meshing during operation, and helps to distribute the load.   Other reasons for doing this […]

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  • Rj Link Gearbox in Airport Snow Blower – Snow Wolf SB-1050

    Posted on November 26, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link played a key role in the collaboration success of this high speed snow blower, Snow Wolf SB-1050, built by Airport Technologies Inc. Designed to clear 7,500 tons per hour at 25 mph, casting 85 feet. Two engine machine that dedicates 1,050 HP to the Blower Head alone   Learn more

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  • Planetary Gear Drives

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

    Rj Link Int. has recently been engaged in compact high speed planetary designs. These designs have high power-density ratios, with several having high ratios, high torque and high speed requirements. Some of the applications have been focused in the agricultural, pumping, specialty vehicle types of markets.   Considerations: Proper spacing of the rotating members Type of […]

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  • Crossed Axis Pancake Style Gearbox

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

    A customer came to Rj Link requesting a single input, dual output custom gearbox solution for a PTO hay baler application. The gearbox had specific requirements, and would need to be mounted in the unit on a 10-12 degree incline.   Considerations: Certain package size Certain configuration Certain type of housing Weight requirement   Solution:  […]

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  • Gearboxes in Compressor/Booster Pump Packages

    Posted on November 15, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. continues to see 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 day.   Some of […]

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  • Gearboxes in Compression Boosters Exceeding Life of Engine

    Posted on November 13, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Keystone Drill Services Inc, a company headquartered in Somerset, PA, has provided over 100 years of service and quality expertise to various worldwide drilling industries.    Having a large diversity in suppliers has put the company in a position to respond to any drill related problem with unprecedented efficiency.  Keystone’s reputation and experience has allowed the […]

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  • Value Added Products & Services Case Study

    Posted on November 12, 2018 by Ann McGirk in news.

      A customer came to Rj Link Int. with a gearbox, brake clutch package that needed repair or replacement. The Rj Link team went through and did a cost analysis to determine the extent of repair necessary. The team also compared the cost of the repair versus replacement costs to give the customer another option.   After […]

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  • Rj Link Custom Built Speed Increasers

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

    Rj Link Speed Increasers are manufactured in numerous sizes for a variety of products and markets. These custom built gearboxes are designed and built to accommodate high RPM specific components. All are designed with tapered roller bearings and helical gears. Many incorporate customer specific shafts and connections.   Standard features include: Aluminum and Ductile Iron […]

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  • Rj Link Announces New VP of Business Development

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

    Rj Link International, Inc. is pleased to announce that Terry McCormick has been named as Vice President of  Business Development.  In his role, Terry will be responsible for continuing the growth and success that Rj Link has seen in sales and revenue over the last several years.   With over 30 years of business development […]

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