Sprockets are pretty mundane items... in my estimation. But
read on, my friend. The information in the article below has been condensed, summarized, and taken from a website called "Efficient Plant" (formerly Maintenance Technology). It may
very well change my mind... as well as yours, when it comes to the commonplace "Sprocket".
Sprockets are applied based on the ratio required and the torque requirements of the application, and as you can see from this article... a whole bunch of other criteria! So make sure you talk to your friends at A.R.&E. before you blindly select a roller chain sprocket for that next "critical" project or the replacement of a worn item.