I found the lock ring of one chain wheel missing altogether, and the sprocket half-way unscrewed from its shaft.
The parts to be turned are sprocket wheels which are held in the two 9-inch chucks.
And now what I want is a patent for the sprocket and a charter for the company to put it on the market.
It was an internal-cut gear, according to Duryea's description, with sprocket teeth on its periphery.
The cement was loaded in bags on a car in the warehouse, hauled to the mixer and elevated by a sprocket chain elevator.
Shortly after that hour I looked at the sledge-meter and found that it had ceased working; the sprocket had been knocked off.
An endless chain connects the sprockets on the carriage wheels to the sprocket wheels on the driving shaft.
Can my invention be made to do better work by putting in gears in place of that sprocket chain?
The net handle must have broken, and a piece of it has become wedged in the sprocket chain that operates the propeller.
Chiefly, he was telling what he thought the sprocket needed to make it work upon an automobile.
1530s, originally a carpenters' word for a piece of timber used in framing, of unknown origin. The meaning "projection from the rim of a wheel that engages the links of a chain" is first recorded 1750.