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  • Rj Link International-Gearbox Technology

    Posted on August 13, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link International is a solution provider in the Global Power Transmission Market for design, manufacture and assembly of custom gearboxes that range from 25 to 1,250 HP and up to 10,000 rpm. Products range from Speed Reducers to Speed Increasers, and Transfer Cases. Custom Designs for a wide variety of OEM’s and distributors […]

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  • Gearbox Model Selector

    Posted on August 12, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link’s Gearbox Model Selector streamlines the customer’s process of finding their custom gearbox solution.  For more information, contact Rj Link Int. at 815-874-8110.

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  • Gearbox Rotation Tutorial

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

    A short tutorial on anti-engine rotation and engine rotation when it comes to gearboxes. 

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  • Essential Workers – Thank you!

    Posted on August 7, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Thank you to all workers who continue to provide essential services & products. There are no words that can express our gratitude for all that you are doing during these difficult times.

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  • Identifying Your Application’s Roadmap

    Posted on August 6, 2020 by Ann McGirk in news.

    It’s extremely important to specify an application’s roadmap during the development stage of a gearbox, which includes the environment the gearbox will be used in. Everything is theoretical when looking at temperatures, fluid, lubrication, horsepower, vibration and shock load. Unless you go out and do full life and endurance testing based on certain material and […]

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  • Geared for Success

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

      Rj Link has been a solution provider in the Global Power Transmission Market for design, manufacture & assembly of custom gearboxes for over 25 years.     Rj Link employees are guided by a set of specific values defining who we are and how we conduct business: Accountability, Drive for Results, Initiative, Honesty, Leadership, Open […]

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  • Gears & Gearboxes Used in Pumping Applications

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

    Rj Link Int. receives many inquiries for quality gears and gearboxes to be used in Water Pumping, Multi-Phase, Slurry etc. type applications.  Many of those customers are requiring Pump Gear that can be used in the Water Desalination Market.   Some of the issues & results: Exotic materials may be necessary as the gears & other components […]

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  • Hobbing Piston Gear

    Hobbing Piston Gear

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

     This piston gear is currently at the hobbing operation on Rj Link’s Gleason P600/800 Hobbing Machine. The P Series is the benchmark for universal gear manufacturing – it runs flawlessly in job shops. Different automation concepts for short load and unload times. To learn more about Rj Link’s in house capabilities, visit Manufacturing Capabilities

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  • Custom Gearbox for Agricultural Applications

    Posted on July 30, 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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  • Custom Transfer Case for Railcar Application

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

    As any operator in the railcar industry will say, traction effort is the key to success for railcar alignment prior to transport. This is why the engineers at Rj Link designed the D181 gearbox using a heavy-duty high torque design. This includes a course type, and carburized high strength gearing system. In this application the […]

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