Yearly Archives: 2019

  • Speed Increaser for Mobile Centrifugal Pump

    Posted on October 16, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Features: Aluminum case, extra width for additional input and output shaft configurations and positions, increased sump size for higher horsepower and cooling capacity.  SAE bell housing with clutch, rubber block drive or flange connections, in line or parallel shaft design.   Typical Application:  Rotary Screw Compressor, Centrifugal Water Pump   Specifications: Ratio:  1.1:1 to […]

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  • Gearbox Design – Power from Point A to B

    Posted on October 10, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

      In today’s market it is all about power density, and figuring out how to get from Point A to Point B in the shortest distance and most efficient manner.  Achieving this is not always as simple as you think.  There are some big diesel engine systems out there, and the majority of them have […]

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  • Gearbox in Test Stand for Aircraft Ground Support Equipment

    Posted on October 9, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s engineering team recently designed a gearbox to be used in a heavy-duty foot mounted test stand. The test stand will be used for industrial type transmission testing on ground support equipment for aircraft fueling.   The customer needed to do endurance testing to determine the sheer breakage of the drivelines. The base plate […]

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  • Demand for Heavy-Duty Gearbox Designs

    Posted on October 7, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link has received numerous inquiries from companies looking for a rugged, heavy-duty gearbox design with tight space requirements. Rj Link’s D290, D244 and D254 series of gearboxes, which are being used in a multitude of applications, have been a great fit for these recent inquiries.   What makes this series of gearboxes a big […]

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  • Robust Gearbox for Test Stand Application

    Posted on October 4, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s D333 gearbox was designed for a test stand application that tests crank shafts used in heavy-duty off-road specialty equipment.    The robust gearbox was designed to be mounted in a vertical position to account for space constraints with other existing equipment.   Specifications: Output: 450 HP @ 4500 RPM Input Speed:  4,500 RPM Max Ratio:  […]

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  • Gears & Gearboxes Used in Pumping Applications

    Posted on October 3, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. receives many inquiries 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 […]

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  • Strength of Our Gearing

    Posted on September 30, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    There are many factors involved when designing the strength of a gear and durability of a gearbox.  There are space limitations, as well as some other considerations as shown below:    Material Pitch/Form Number of teeth Velocity Accuracy Motion Backlash   Material What works best in the application’s industry is a basis in the material selection process.  It […]

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  • Gearboxes for Test Stand Applications – Endurance Testing

    Posted on September 27, 2019 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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  • Value Added Products & Services

    Posted on September 26, 2019 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 customer […]

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  • Large Industrial Speed Reducer

    Posted on September 19, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

     Rj Link’s D244 Speed Reducer that has been used in the Oil & Gas industry, as well as other markets. Learn More  

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