cam follower


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cam follower

n
(General Engineering) engineering the slider or roller in contact with the cam that transmits the movement dictated by the cam profile
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The operating system of large hydraulic press are made up of four parts which are hydraulic power part gear and rack transmission cam follower and Other accessory parts.
A number of researches have proposed various mechanisms for the steering box of the rear axle to fulfill the requirements of the integral steering, highlighting papers (Fraukawa, 1985) for steering box with 4R linkage,--driven by two cranks; as well as paper (Kido, 1990)--for steering box with cam mechanisms (cam with a pair of cam followers which are hold by a follower support).
1) As the mold opens, the air pistons move the bearing plates forward, taking up a small space between the cam and cam follower.
This is where we identify 1-femur component, 2-cilindrical joint, 3- cam follower, 4- cam, 5- tibia component, 6-FESTO shock absorber, 7-aditional shock absorber mechanism.
Featured bearing products include: cam follower, ball, roller, spherical, aircraft and needle bearings.
In previous designs, the company used a type of cam follower to act as a roller on which the upper part of the machine could move.
Typical applications: repair or preventive welding of rollers of running gears of tractors, tanks etc, rollers of wire drawing machines, motor car parts (axes, shafts), operating parts of offhighway vehicles, engine parts (camshaft, cam follower, crankshaft for compressor), and hydraulic pump pistons.
plastic portion of the cam follower had melted, causing the misfire.
Mr Harris has designed two very different mechanisms to create exactly the same motion: a compound cam mechanism in which the center of the cam is on a linear slide and the cam follower roller(s) is fixed; and a multiple-cam driver that generates combined linear and rotary movement of a second shaft.