drum cam

drum cam

[′drəm ‚kam]
(mechanical engineering)
A device consisting of a drum with a contoured surface which communicates motion to a cam follower as the drum rotates around an axis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Typical product applications include pneumatic valves, pump bodies, secondary applications on die castings, Drum cams, and automotive parts.