Constant Diameter Cams, Their Properties and Design Characteristics

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Karl Brunell

Universal Corrugated Box Machinery Corporation, Linden, N. J.

J. Eng. Ind 84(1), 161-164 (Feb 01, 1962) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3667402 History: Received October 03, 1960; Online December 09, 2011


Some basic properties which govern the design of constant diameter cams and open cams with flat faced translating followers will be developed. It will be shown that the radius of cam curvature is the governing criterion and its proper use makes design of constant diameter cams for any desired dynamic characteristic possible.

Copyright © 1962 by ASME
Topics: Cams , Design
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