Monthly Archives: March 2020

  • Rj Link’s Redesigned Gearbox/Clutch Dredge Package

    Posted on March 31, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    A customer came to Rj Link with a gearbox, brake clutch package used in a dredging application that needed repair or replacement. The Rj Link team went through and did a cost analysis to determine the extent of repair necessary. The team also compared the cost of the repair versus replacement costs to give the […]

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  • Gearbox for off road vehicle

    Gearbox for Off-Road Vehicle Application

    Posted on March 30, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s engineering team received an inquiry from 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 […]

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  • Using a Speed Reducer as a Speed Increaser

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

    Speed reducers are widely available in a multitude of ratios and power ratings.  Under some limited conditions, speed increasers can also be used as speed reducers.  Some types of reducers cannot be used as increasers.  Many worm gear reducers and some cycloidal designs will not back drive as an increaser. In the more common case […]

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  • Manufacturing Capabilities

    Posted on March 26, 2020 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 Solution for Dredging Application

    Posted on March 25, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    A customer came to Rj Link needing a solution to an existing gearbox that would be more flexible, controllable, and robust to meet the vigorous requirements of their dredging application that was being used for river, pond, and coastal area projects. The lack of flexibility in the existing gearbox hampered the company’s ability to serve their customer, and […]

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  • Engineering support

    Rj Link Engineering Support

    Posted on March 24, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link has assembled a team of talented engineers with a combined  75+  years of experience that are committed to utilizing creative and innovative solutions to complex problems in numerous power transmission markets throughout the world, including but not limited to: Automotive, Agriculture, Construction, Marine, Military, Mining, Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Rail, and Other […]

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  • We Are Open!

    Posted on March 23, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Dear Rj Link International Inc Customer,    Like you, we have spent the last several weeks learning about the COVID‐19 (Coronavirus) and how it is  impacting the world. Rj Link takes this situation seriously and we have implemented internal measures  to protect our employee’s health during this unprecedented situation. With that stated we are also  taking action to ensure we continue to support you, our customer, with the same excellent customer  service and product quality you have come to expect.     At this time we are operating Rj Link International Inc as usual and will communicate if there are any  changes in our business status or situation.     The State of Illinois has issued a “shelter in place” order for all non‐essential businesses. Rj Link  International Inc is considered an “essential” business and we will remain open.     As the situation evolves we will continuously work to keep you up to date on our status to support your  business needs.     Sincerely,  Mike Moss  President and CEO  Rj Link International, Inc 

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  • Industrial PTO Gearbox

    Industrial Gearbox with PTO Interface

    Posted on March 23, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s G100 Series Gearbox  Basic configuration – Anti- Rotation Designed for 150 HP Input speeds – 1800 rpm Speed Increaser 1:1 to 1:3 or Speed Reducer at 1:1 to 3:1 Circulation lube pump Output shaft can be any number of configurations depending on type of connection needed Cast aluminum Ground industrial gearing Variety of […]

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  • Rj Link Custom Speed Increasers

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

    Rj Link Speed Increasers are manufactured in numerous sizes for a variety of products and markets. These custom built gearboxes are designed and built to accommodate high RPM specific components. All are designed with tapered roller bearings and helical gears. Many incorporate customer specific shafts and connections. Standard features include: Aluminum & Ductile Iron Housings […]

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  • Rj Link & Husqvarna Working in Tandem

    Posted on March 19, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Husqvarna Construction Products is a world leader in equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries.  Husqvarna’s flat saws are one of the market leaders and are known for their power, ergonomics, torque, maneuverability and reliability. Rj Link International has worked in tandem with Husqvarna since 1995 as a gearbox solution provider to […]

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