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Gearbox Solution Increases Flexibility 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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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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Customer Service in a Digital Age

Thoughts from Rj Link's VP of Business Development, Terry McCormick, on customer service during the digital age: RjLink: “Rj Link, how may I help you” Caller: “Oh, I wasn’t expecting to talk to a person. Every company I have called ...
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Housings for Gearboxes, Pumps & Other Products

Two typical types of housings that Rj Link International machines are castings (ductile iron and aluminum) and steel weldments. Castings vs. Weldments: Castings are usually preferred, especially for the larger gearboxes, because deflection of the castings will be less during ...
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Right Angle Gearbox – Hybrid Municipal Bus Application

Features:  Precision ground spiral bevel gears to withstand a unique duty cycle and space requirements. Typical Application:  Hybrid Municipal Bus Specifications: Ratio:  1:1 Max HP:  200 Input Speed (rpm):  1,800 Overall Size:  20 x 14 x 11 ...
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Let’s Gear Up!

Rj Link is a leader in engineering and manufacturing custom gearing solutions for any market that needs strong reliable gears. We have 75+ years of engineering expertise to manufacture, maintain, repair, and replace gear drives with components that will outlast ...
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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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Broaching, Hobbing, Gear Grinding & More

Rj Link's manufacturing capabilities range from single piece prototype development to volume precision machining. We manufacture components and assemblies from a variety of raw materials including bar stock, plate stock, forgings and castings. We work with a variety of customer ...
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Custom Gearbox Reduction Unit

This Rj Link gearbox/clutch assembly is used in an Airport Snowblower application.  The gearbox is custom designed to integrate with a hydraulic clutch.  Precision ground gears provide increased capacity to meet unique operating conditions and a rigorous duty cycle. Specifications: ...
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Speed Reducer for Dredging & Rock Crushing Applications

Features: Fabricated gearbox for mounting flexibility.  This gearbox was designed to be mounted and operated at angles up to 30 degrees. Typical Applications:  Dredging & Rock Crushing Specifications:  Ratio:  2:1 to 3:1 Max HP:  1,000 Input Speed (rpm):  1,800 Overall ...
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