Monthly Archives: October 2019

  • Agricultural PTO Gearboxes

    Posted on October 31, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Spring and Fall are one of the busiest times of the year for companies and individuals that provide custom manure pumping services.  There used to be a 6-7 week window in the spring, and 2 1/2 months in the fall to travel around and apply manure. Due to weather conditions the last two years, those […]

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  • Rj Link’s Vision Provides Customers With Quality Products

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

    Our Mission: “A solution provider in the Global Power Transmission Market for design, manufacture & assembly of custom gearboxes”   It takes vision to provide a quality product.  Our reputation is on the line with everything our customers deliver. That’s the assurance of a quality Gearbox manufacturer. Customers can’t afford failures. This means our products […]

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  • New Gearbox Design for Unique Agricultural Application

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

    Rj Link received a request from a customer that needed a gearbox solution to a unique agricultural spreader application. The customer wanted to switch over from belt and chain drives to a gear drive, and had many concerns with their existing application.   Customer Concerns: Alignment issues Lubrication issues Durability issues Space Constraints Noise issues Need […]

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  • Custom gearbox ideal for driving traction systems

    Crossed Axis Pancake Style Gearbox

    Posted on October 22, 2019 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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  • Custom gearbox attached to engine

    Understanding Applications on the Front End

    Posted on October 21, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    When Rj Link’s engineering team designs a gearbox, the design is based off of the information that is given.   If a customer does not understand their own system, then it will translate back into the gearbox design.   Rj Link has been seeing a trend from companies that are lacking product and application experts. In some […]

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  • Engineering is Missing Product Champions

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

    When you look at engineered or manufactured solutions, it requires a certain type of expertise and versatility.   Knowledge is extremely important when coming up with a concept, and so is the ability to have the visual acuity to look at a blank piece of paper and figure out how to come up with a solution. […]

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  • Pump Drive Speed Increaser

    4 Pad Pump Drive Speed Increaser

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

    Rj Link  received a request from a company that was in need of a hydraulic pump mount pad to drive four pumps off of the back of a main engine.  Rj Link ‘s Engineering team offered the D362X117001 4 pad pump drive speed increaser as a solution for this application.   Gearbox Data: Input power 800 […]

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  • PTO Gearbox Solution for Retrofit Manure Pump

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

    Rj Link’s customer recently had great success with retrofitting an existing manure pump with Rj Link’s G100 Gearbox.    Summary: Gearbox is connected to a large 1000 PTO & is being used as a speed increaser at a 1:2 ratio    Gearbox runs at full 1000 RPM’s, and is connected to a small heat exchanger    […]

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  • 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

    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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