Cam autos

Cam autos is a mechanical linkage whose purpose is to produce, by means of a contoured cam surface, a prescribed motion of the output link of the linkage, called the follower. Cam and follower are a higher pair. A familiar application of a cam mechanism is in the opening and closing of valves in an automotive engine. The cam rotates with the camshaft, usually at constant angular velocity, while the follower moves up and down as controlled by the cam surface. A cam is sometimes made in the form of a translating cam. Other cam mechanisms, employed in elementary mechanical analogue computers, are simple memory devices, in which the position of the cam input determines the position of the follower. Although many requisite motions in machinery are accomplished by use of pin-jointed mechanisms, such as four-bar linkages, a cam mechanism frequently is the only practical solution to the problem of converting the available input, usually rotating or reciprocating, to a desired output, which may be an exceedingly complex motion. No other mechanism is as versatile and as straightforward in design. However, a cam may be difficult and costly to manufacture, and it is often noisy and susceptible to wear, fatigue, and vibration. Cams are used in many machines. They are numerous in automatic packaging, shoemaking, typesetting machines, and the like, but are often found as well in machine tools, reciprocating engines, and compressors. They are occasionally used in rotating machinery.

Wilco Manufacturing Ltd run a large amount of CNC turning and conventional bar turning machines for you on a sub-contract basis, CNC turning and manufacturing precision turned parts from a recently refurbished 30,000 Sq ft factory in the heart of the industrial Midlands. We provide a range of hydraulic parts, dowels and special fasteners.

Wilco Manufacturing Ltd welcome any questions that you have about our Cam autos or if you want to require information about your order or place one. If you do have any enquiries or request any information about products that we sell then you can get in contact with us by calling on 0121 772 6212 or fax us on 0121 772 2871. Alternatively you can email Wilco Manufacturing Ltd at sales@wilcomanufacturing.co.uk. We will try to get back to you as quickly as possible.

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