Monthly Archives: January 2020

  • Gearbox Design Application Questions – Rebuilds/New Designs

    Posted on January 29, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Considerations when looking at gearbox package constraints: Horsepower Torque Type of loading characteristics Ambient conditions Speed range in terms of input and output – is it continuous? Size/space limitations Cost Service in the unit – is there easy access? How is the gearbox going to be interfaced – Matching the design to fit the customer’s […]

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  • Gearboxes Designed to Fit & Made to Order!

    Posted on January 28, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International takes great pride in listening to the customer and producing what they want.  A recent example of this is when a request came in from a company  that was needing a speed increasing gearbox to drive a custom pump system.  The gearbox would need to handle 240 HP, with a 1000 RPM […]

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  • Providing Best in Class Design Performance Gearboxes

    Posted on January 27, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International is always exploring the max performance of our gearbox designs to continuously offer the best performance that our customers expect.  When original designs are released, Rj Link designs to fit the customer’s application and sets the baseline performance of the gearbox. As the customer’s application evolves, Rj Link continuously evolves with them, reviewing […]

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  • No Load Spin Test

    Posted on January 22, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    In a gearbox, making all the parts to print is not the final check. A simple no load spin test by hand can “feel” a flaw in the bearing set, alignment of the gears, gear teeth backlash, and so on.   Rj Link’s experienced assemblers will hand spin the gearbox to ensure a smooth rotation […]

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  • Gearboxes for Orchard Sprayer Application

    Posted on January 21, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    These Rj Link D101 gearboxes are in the final assembly stage, and will be shipping out to the customer soon.  The gearboxes are being used as speed increasers in an Orchard Sprayer application.    Features below: HP range up to 240 HP and operates up to 1000 RPM 319 cast aluminum housing Offer variety of […]

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  • High Speed Test Stand Gearbox

    High Speed Gearbox for Test Stand

    Posted on January 20, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Do you have a test stand you need speed increasing on? Rj Link International Inc designs to fit.  We have several applications using a 3600 RPM Electric Motor and speed increasing to over 10,000 RPM. The D316 gearbox offers a small package with the durability needed to ensure your test stand meets your speed requirements. […]

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  • Custom Gearboxes for Booster Pump Applications

    Posted on January 14, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s D244 gearboxes have been heavily used in booster pump applications.  The advanced gearing technology in these types of gearboxes means that the design is able to handle fairly tough applications across multiple industries.   Some Considerations: Built for a rugged long life Superior design features and components Drop in replacement capability that is […]

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  • Custom Gearbox with Mounting Frame

    Posted on January 10, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link received a request from a customer wanting to mount a gearbox horizontally.  The mounting frame was needed to hold the gearbox in place.  Some might feel that designing a simple mounting bracket is not a core competency when designing and manufacturing custom gearboxes.  Rj Link’s engineering team understands that the solution isn’t solely […]

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  • Custom Gearbox

    Unique Features of Custom Gearboxes

    Posted on January 9, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    WHAT GOES INTO THE DESIGN PROCESS OF A CUSTOM GEARBOX?   Some of the unique features that are reviewed in the Rj Link process: Advanced design methodology for custom gearboxes Improved surface finish with formed tooth grinding & dressable wheels Material cleanliness Housing is designed for rotor stability and noise reduction Superior bearing design Customer interface with […]

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  • Speed Reducer for Centrifugal Pump Application

    Posted on January 8, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Features:  Various input and output shaft configurations, tapered shaft & SAE bell housing with clutch, rubber block drive or flange connection.   Typical Application:  Centrifugal Pump   Specifications:  Ratio:  1.2:1 to 4.0:1 Max HP:  600 Input Speed (rpm):  1,800 Overall Size:  28 x 32 x 32   Learn more about other Custom Gearboxes     […]

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