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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 for Mining Application

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

      A request came into Rj Link from a company that was upgrading their people moving cars for a mining application. The existing gearbox presented the following problems: Gearbox was unable to handle the rigorous requirements of carrying a certain amount of weight in and out of the mines Gearbox was underrated and underdesigned to meet the […]

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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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  • Compressor/Booster Pump Gearboxes

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

    Rj Link Int. had many inquiries this past year from people in the well service market, with many of them involving the need to go into 1,000 ft. wells.   They are basically pumping nitrogen, water, or slurry into the well to get the oil out.  These are low volume wells that produce approximately 50-125 barrels […]

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  • Custom is Our Niche!

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

    Rj Link International – Your Go-To Solution for Custom Gearboxes & More!

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  • Shaping gear on a Fellow Gear Shaper

    Output Gear on Shaper

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

    Output gear on Rj Link’s Bourn & Koch remanufactured Fellows Gear Shaper.   Fanuc CNC control cutter head relieving 30-200 strokes per minutes.   36” dia, 6” max gear face, 3.5 DP   Learn more :  Manufacturing Capabilities  

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  • Quality Engineering Manager

    Rj Link Helping to Promote Manufacturing to Students

    Posted on December 30, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

    One of the biggest challenges in the Manufacturing Industry is finding skilled and interested workers. The future of the industry is going to be heavily dependent on training people for the jobs that will keep companies competitive in the future. Rj Link Int., and other local manufacturers are partnering with the Rockford Public School District […]

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  • Gearbox Gravity Lubricating Process

    Posted on December 27, 2019 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link gearboxes have a “Gravity Lubricating Process”, which means customers get a gearbox that runs smooth and has an extended life.  Once the Gear-housing is filled with the recommended oil, and the unit is operating:  The lowest gear dips into the bath of oil lubricating the teeth.  Then with splashing action, and meshing of […]

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