Monthly Archives: April 2019

  • Versatile High Speed Gearbox

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

      Rj Link recently designed the D316 gearbox for a high speed test stand application. This speed increaser will be driven by an electric motor, and was designed to sit vertically on a test stand with an input speed of 3600 RPM and an output speed of 7200 RPM.   Considerations for Rj Link’s Design Team: Excessive […]

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  • Rj Link Featured on Manufacturing Talk Radio’s Podcast

    Posted on April 29, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    A preview of Rj Link International being featured on Manufacturing Talk-Radio’s “Where’s Willie Show”.   William Miller, a National Marketing Manager for Koganei International America, Inc., is traveling the country — North, South, East, and West— talking to manufacturers of all types about their trials, tribulations, and triumphs in the manufacturing industry.     The video shows […]

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  • Rj Link Custom Gearbox

    Posted on April 25, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    This gearbox illustrates some of our design capabilities for a reducing gearbox that we manufacture for a customer that had a very specific work envelope that the gearbox needed to fit into.

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  • Finding a Custom Gearbox Provider

    Posted on April 24, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    The most effective suppliers are those who offer services and products that match or exceed the needs of your business. Thinking strategically when selecting a supplier is extremely important. One of the first steps in finding a custom gearbox supplier is to be certain of what your needs are and what you want to achieve. Industries that […]

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  • Rj Link Gearbox in High Speed Snow Blower

    Posted on April 23, 2019 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:   Collaboration […]

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  • How to Talk to an Engineer

    Posted on April 22, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    There’s English, and then there’s engineering. For most people in the U.S., UK, Canada, and the rest of the commonwealth nations, the former comes relatively easy, while the latter is an entirely different arena, requiring years of extensive training at a University. However, just because the average person looking for the right ergonomic material handling […]

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  • Custom Gearbox Design for Railcar Application

    Posted on April 18, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    As any operator in the railcar industry will say, traction effort is the key to success for railcar alignment prior to transport. This is why our engineers here at Rj Link Int. designed the D181 gearbox using a heavy duty high torque design. This includes a course type, and carburized high strength gearing system. In […]

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  • Ontario Transportation Expo

    Posted on April 17, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s VP of Business Development, Terry McCormick, attended the Ontario Transportation Expo this week.   The expo was originally conceived as a unique opportunity for employees of companies that operate buses, and for manufacturers/suppliers and others related to these industries, to get together and explore better ways of serving their transportation customers in the future.  […]

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  • Right Angle Gearbox – Hybrid Municipal Bus Application

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

    Features:  Precision ground spiral bevel gears to withstand a unique duty cycle and space requirements. Typical Application:  Hybrid Municipal Bus Specifications: Ratio:  1:1 Max HP:  200 Input Speed (rpm):  1,800 Overall Size:  20 x 14 x 11

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  • Speed Reducer Design for Bus Fan Drive

    Posted on April 15, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link Int. recently designed a speed reducer for a bus application.  The design needed to address certain packaging constraints, as well as one of the end user’s most crucial issues of reducing the weight of their existing gearbox.  The target life of the bus was approximately 30,000 miles with oil changes.   Features:  Combination of right angle and parallel gearing.   Specifications: […]

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