Plastic Products and Mold Design

Created by Grabby The Bot on 12 June, 2018

how to design and calculate the finger cam actuation?

please, explain this cam concept and provide related images.......

2 Answers

To calculate the movement course, I usually measure the X axis from the top of the slider angle pin hole to the end of the angular pin.


Please see this slideshow, starting on slide 15. There you'll find the calculations needed to design the finger cam.

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