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Rj Link International Celebrating 25 Years in Business

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Rj Link Helping to Promote Manufacturing to Students

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 ...
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65 Years in Gears & Counting!

When designing and manufacturing custom gearboxes, not only does the type of machinery increase a company’s capabilities, but the experience behind the people running those machines can be just as important.  Rj Link is fortunate to have two of the ...
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Considerations with Gearing Components

In addition to providing custom designed, manufactured, assembled and tested gearboxes, Rj Link’s specialty also includes a comprehensive mix of precision machining and gear hobbing, shaping and grinding capabilities.   When requests come in for gearing components, understanding the application helps ...
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How to Select a Gearbox

Custom gearboxes are increasingly common, mainly because they’re easier than ever to manufacture to specification. That’s not to say that the design work isn’t challenging. New machine tools, automation and design software now let OEMs and end users get reasonably ...
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Custom Transfer Case for Railcar Application

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 International designed the D181 gearbox using a heavy duty high ...
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Speed Reducer Design for Bus Fan Drive

Rj Link Int. recently designed a speed reducer for a bus application.  The design needed to address certain packaging constraints, as well as one of the end user's most crucial issues of reducing the weight of their existing gearbox.  The target life of the bus was approximately 30,000 miles ...
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Flexible Auxiliary Gearbox Drive for Dredging Application

A customer came to Rj Link Int. needing a solution to an existing gearbox that was more flexible, controllable, and robust to meet the vigorous requirements of their dredging application which was being used for river, pond, and coastal area ...
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New Gleason P600/800 Hobbing Machine at Work

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. Workpiece diameter, max. 600/800* mm Module, max. 16 mm Axial slide travel, max. 1000 ...
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Rj Link Welcomes Patty Russ as New Office/Purchasing Manager

Please join us in welcoming Patty to the Rj Link team.  Patty brings a strong skill set that includes 30 years of experience in accounting and purchasing. Patty expressed, “I’m excited to be a part of the Rj Link team, ...
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Custom Gearbox Design Process

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 ...
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