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Flashcards in Cam Followers Deck (4)
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1

Name the 4 types of cam followers

Flat
Knife/Point
Roller
Offset

2

Give 2 properties of flat followers

Lots of friction
Cannot follow hollow contours

3

Give 2 properties of knife followers

Provides most accurate conversion of movement
Can be used to follow hollow contours

4

Give 3 properties of roller followers

Least friction
Most expensive
Cannot be used to follow hollow contours