Author Archives: Ann McGirk

  • Reduction Gearbox Used for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

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

    This is the internal assembly of a large unit gearbox that is being 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 for full contact in the gear meshing during operation, and helps to distribute the […]

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  • Custom Gearbox Solutions

    Providing Power to PTO Generator

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

    A small company located in Louisiana recently contacted Rj Link looking for a gearbox solution. The company is located in an area where it is not uncommon to have electrical outages.  They wanted to provide their own electricity with a 35 to 65 hp tractor that would provide power to a PTO generator.  In order […]

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  • Rj Link Receives ISO 9001:2015 Re-certification

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

    Rj Link International, Inc has achieved re-certification to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, reflecting the organization’s long-term commitment to quality, transparency, and customer satisfaction.  The re-certification is provided by DNV GL – Business Assurance.   ISO 9001 is the most widely used quality management standard, and has recently undergone a periodic update to better […]

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  • Gearbox Design

    Gearbox Design – Power from Point A to B

    Posted on September 21, 2020 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 a […]

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  • Custom Gearbox General Product Outline

    Posted on September 18, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    When Rj Link receives requests for custom gearboxes, the engineering team starts off by looking at past products and designs that have been offered.  Gearbox requests might include a clutch, pump, heat exchanger, and/or certain shaft configurations on the input or output side.  Below are some questions that need to be answered to give the engineering […]

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  • Specialty Gearbox for Street Sweeper Application

    Posted on September 17, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Features:  2 speed, shiftable configurations. Typical Application:  Street Sweeper Specifications: Ratio:  1:1 to 4:1 Max HP:  55-190 Input Speed (rpm):  1,000 Overall Size:  13 x 10 x 10 Learn more – Custom Gearboxes

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  • Reducing gearbox

    Rj Link Custom Gearbox

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

    This gearbox illustrates some of Rj Link’s design capabilities for a reducing gearbox. The gearbox is manufactured for a customer that had a very specific work envelope that the gearbox needed to fit into.

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  • Increased Demand for Custom Gearbox Solutions

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

      Rj Link Int. has been seeing an increased demand for custom gearbox solutions in numerous industries.  More companies are moving forward with projects involving prototypes, as well as addressing needs for better solutions to existing equipment.   Why companies are turning to Rj Link: Provides customers with solutions for innovative & flexible design approaches […]

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  • PTO gearbox for rebuilt manure pump

    PTO Gearbox Solution for Manure Pump

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

    Ben Pickens from Robeson Farm Services, which is located in rural Indiana, had contacted Rj Link looking for a PTO gearbox to drive a manure pump that he was looking to rebuild.  Rj Link’s engineering team reviewed the requirements that were needed, and offered the G100 gearbox as a solution.   The G100 is a […]

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  • Speed Increaser for Horizontal Pumping Application

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

    Rj Link International’s engineering team recently designed a speed increaser for a customer that was in need of a gearbox for a horizontal pumping application.    Gearbox Data: Input:  275 HP @ 1800 RPM Ratio:  1:2 Rotation:  Engine Lubrication type: Splash Approximate weight:  559 lb Case Material: Ductile Iron   Learn more about Rj Link’s Custom Gearboxes […]

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