Segment gear

a piece for receiving or communicating reciprocating motion from or to a cogwheel, consisting of a sector of a circular gear, or ring, having cogs on the periphery, or face.

See also: Segment

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Boston- and Toronto-based BPG Werks, creators of the innovative all-terrain dual tracked vehicle (DTV) called the Shredder, have harnessed the exceptional durability and wear capabilities of a high-performance polymer from Valtrex to construct a robust and efficient overmoulded steel drive shaft segment gear.
Utilizing a 4-axis power PC controller with automatic tailstock and 3D scanning probe head, the GMX 400 provides fully automatic inspection of straight and helical cylindrical gears; spiral and hypoid bevel gears, crown gears, cylindrical worm shafts, conical cylindrical gears, segment gears, to name a few.
The similar direction of researches is a research of harmonic transmissions with segment gears.