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  • Gearbox ideal for booster pumps

    Heavy-Duty Gearbox

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

    This rugged heavy-duty gearbox was designed with heavy shafts and bearings to take a decent shock load, and will stay in place once mounted.   Typical Applications:  Booster Pumps, Fracking, Mobile Hydraulics   Features:   SAE #1 bell housing Manual clutch package with handle Pressurized lube pump Heavy duty bearings 4 inch output shaft Mounts to an […]

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  • Retrofit Gearboxes with Improved Performance Characteristics

    Posted on February 19, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.
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  • Speed Increasing Gearboxes in High Demand

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

    Rj Link has been seeing an increase in requests from companies needing speed increasing gearboxes.  A recent project consisted of designing a gearbox for a new PTO driven manure pump application.  Another recent project consisted of designing a gearbox for a new customer who was retrofitting auxiliary hydraulic pump systems that were being used at […]

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  • Gearbox Solution for Agricultural Off-Road Forklift

    Posted on February 11, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link received a request from a company that was having noise issues with gearboxes that were being used in an agricultural off-road forklift application.   The small shop did the best they could to check the gearboxes prior to sending them out to the field.  When testing out the gearboxes on the forklifts, some would […]

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  • PTO Gearbox

    Quick Ship Program on Gearboxes Ideal for PTO Applications

    Posted on February 10, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.
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  • Assembly of Dredge Gearbox

    Posted on February 5, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Assembly of a dredge gearbox used to lift anchors.   Specifications: Ratio: 1:1 Input Power: 500 HP Input Speed: 2100 RPM Anti-Engine Rotation Weight 1740 lbs  

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  • Custom Gearbox for Agricultural Applications

    Posted on February 4, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Features:  Various input and output shaft configurations, tapered shaft and agricultural PTO connections, SAE bell housings with clutch, rubber block drive or flange connections.   Typical Applications:  Farm Waste Pumping, Feed Lot Grain Handling System, Leaf Vac System.   Specifications:  Ratio:  1:1 to 2:1      1:1 to 1:2 Max HP:  300 Input Speed (rpm):  1,000-2,100 Overall […]

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  • Small Package Gear Drives with High Output

    Posted on February 3, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International continues to see an increasing customer demand requiring small package Gear-Drives. These types of systems have involved the application/design of several Right-Angle, Variable-Angle, or Planetary systems. Starting with the driver (input-side) providing a variable speed, torque and transferring to the output-side producing an increase / decrease in speed, torque. Our Application/Engineering team with 75+ […]

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  • 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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