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cam follower

[′kam ‚fäl·ə·wər]
(mechanical engineering)
The output link of a cam mechanism.
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In both cases from figure 2, the cam follower was considered with a follower support that holds a pair of rollers.
In addition to the I-CAM cam followers, Intech Corp.
If you leave your engine idling from cold for longer than two minutes it actually causes damage to delicate parts like camshafts and cam followers.
Offering mounting flexibility for high- and low-temperature and submerged applications, Graphalloy Yoke Style Cam followers work in temperatures to 750[degrees]F and require no grease/oil that can burn off, gum up in cold temperatures or wash out when submerged.
Features retained from the previous design include replaceable induction hardened wet cylinder sleeves, valve seat inserts and valve guides, positive valve rotators and roller cam followers.
Contamination produced when metal cam followers, track rollers, or wheels operating within cleanroom environments create hazardous airborne particulate can be reduced or eliminated when replaced with these proprietary composite wheels.
The revised V8 engine now employs five-valve-per-cylinder technology, and new low-friction valve gear with roller cam followers.
Typical lubrication requires greasing of linear bearings and cam followers.
There is a slight difference in the camshaft configurations for use with tappet-type cam followers compared to those for use with roller-type cam followers.
A sampling of the new stocked items are: Collars, Washers, Valves, Seals, Oil-free Bushings, Shaft Collars, Manifold Blocks, Idler Pulleys, Rollers, Cam Followers, Timing Belts, Bearings, Bushings for Locating Pins, Aluminum Extrusions, Linear Guides, X-Axis Adjustment Units, Angle Plates, and more.
The crane is constructed of heavy-duty industrial welded steel and includes roller bearing and precision-built cam followers for smooth, effortless rotation.