Monthly Archives: July 2019

  • Rock River Robotics Off-Season Competition

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

    The 7th annual Rock River Robotics Off-Season Competition (R2OC) took place this past Saturday at Rock Valley College’s PE Center in Rockford, IL.  R2OC was modeled after FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), and is certified to support high school STEM education coalition programs while shining a spotlight on the talented youth in the area.  FIRST Robotics […]

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  • Speed Reducer for Ski Slope Grooming Applications

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

    Rj Link currently manufactures a gearbox that is being used in ski slope grooming machines, and other snow machines that require mountain top access for arctic rescue missions.  The specialty designed gearbox has multiple outputs and includes a reinforced aluminum housing that is optimized for size and weight.   Other Features:  Ratio 1:46:1 Max HP […]

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  • Ground Gear

    Rj Link Provides Ground Gearing Components

    Posted on July 26, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Based on continuous improvements to our product line of gearboxes, Rj Link Int. is proactive in reducing any noise and vibration issues. This is allowing us to achieve increased rpm and higher hp.  Our gearing ranges speeds up to 10,000 rpm, 500 hp input, and we have in-house sizing capability to cut and grind up […]

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  • Gearboxes for Compressor & Booster Pump Packages

    Posted on July 22, 2019 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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  • Custom Gearbox for Centrifugal & Reciprocating Pumps

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

    Features:  SAE bell housing with clutch, lubrication pump and precision ground gears.   Specifications: Ratio:  5:1 Max HP:  600 Input Speed (rpm):  1,800 Overall size:  31 x 38 x 33

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  • Rj Link International-Gearbox Technology

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

      Rj Link International is a solution provider in the Global Power Transmission Market for design, manufacture and assembly of custom gearboxes that range from 25 to 1,250 HP and up to 10,000 rpm. Products range from Speed Reducers to Speed Increasers, and Transfer Cases. Custom Designs for a wide variety of OEM’s and distributors […]

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  • Inside Look at Reduction Gearbox Used for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

    Posted on July 10, 2019 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 Supporting RVC/NIU Engineering Internship Program

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

    Rj Link is playing a key role in helping to support Northern Illinois University’s top-ranked engineering program that has been brought to Rockford.   NIU Engineering @ RVC allows local students to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology without leaving the RVC campus.  Rj Link is a corporate sponsor that has set up an […]

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  • Test stand prototype gearbox

    Gearboxes for Test Stand Applications – Endurance Testing

    Posted on July 8, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link Int. continues to work on 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 involved […]

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