Monthly Archives: June 2019

  • Gearbox Evaluations – Repair/Rebuild Versus New

    Posted on June 28, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Companies continue to reach out to Rj Link’s engineering team for gearbox evaluations to find out the extent of damage.  Rj Link helps the customer to make an educated decision as to whether a repair/rebuild, re-design or purchase of a new unit is the best solution.   Two different companies recently sent in gearboxes to Rj Link […]

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  • Custom Gearbox Design Solutions

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

    Rj Link has gearbox designs ranging from 40 hp to 1200 hp in a variety of models with Input and output speeds up to 12,000 rpm’s. Rj Link is not a commodity off the shelf gearbox manufacturer. We build the gearbox that the other guys don’t stock, or don’t want to build.

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  • Product Enhancement – D201 Gearbox

    Posted on June 20, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Gearbox Product Enhancement 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 […]

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  • Small Package Gear Drives with High Output

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

    Rj Link International continues to see an increasing customer demand requiring small package Gear-Drives. These types of systems have involved the application/design of several Right-Angle, Variable-Angle, or 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. Our Application/Engineering team with 75+ […]

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  • Housings for Gearboxes, Pumps & Other Products

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

    Two typical types of housings that Rj Link International machines are castings (ductile iron and aluminum) and steel weldments.   Castings vs. Weldments: Castings are usually preferred, especially for the larger gearboxes, because deflection of the castings will be less during system operation. If the gearbox housings bend too much then damage to the gear […]

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  • New Standard PTO Gearbox

    Posted on June 14, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link’s new standard PTO gearbox is ideal for agricultural applications and more.  The gearbox is available as a 1:1 thru 4:1 speed reducer and 1:1 thru 1:4 speed increaser.  Design features include cast aluminum, helical gears hardened with ground teeth, taper roller bearings, modular mounting.  Other options include a lube pump, cooler, bell […]

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  • Gearbox for Off-Road Vehicle Application

    Posted on June 11, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s engineering team is working with a company out of South Africa that was having trouble finding a gearbox that could transmit power and torque in a dual output application. Although the customer had found alternatives that were available in a traditional right angle gearbox, the correct interface was not available. Specific shaft ends […]

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  • Specialty Machining Hobbing a 20″ Gear

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

    Rj Link’s Gleason P600/800 hobbing machine is being used to hob this 20″ gear.   The addition of the Gleason machine has greatly enhanced Rj Link’s manufacturing capabilities.  Rj Link has the capability to hob parts up to 1 meter diameter, 2.5 DP.   Learn more:  Manufacturing Capabilities

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  • Broaching, Hobbing, Gear Grinding & More

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

    Rj Link’s manufacturing capabilities range from single piece prototype development to volume precision machining. We manufacture components and assemblies from a variety of raw materials including bar stock, plate stock, forgings and castings. We work with a variety of customer supplied materials including proprietary castings, specialty tubing and unique forgings. We can also provide additional […]

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  • Custom Gearbox Reduction Unit

    Posted on June 6, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    This Rj Link gearbox/clutch assembly is used in an Airport Snowblower application.  The gearbox is custom designed to integrate with a hydraulic clutch.  Precision ground gears provide increased capacity to meet unique operating conditions and a rigorous duty cycle.   Specifications: Ratios:  7.14:1 Horsepower: 1,050 HP Center distance:  34.5 Overall Size:  65″H x 31″W x […]

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