Design of Torque Balancing Cams for Globoidal Cam Indexing Mechanisms

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Der Min Tsay, Hui Chun Ho, Kuan Chang Wang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan

J. Mech. Des 124(3), 441-447 (Aug 06, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1479690 History: Received August 01, 2000; Online August 06, 2002
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Reduced globoidal cam input torque
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Schematic illustration of measuring system
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Measured indexing accuracy at various speeds
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Ideal counterbalancing torque
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Motion curves of torque balancing cam
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Torque balancing cam profile
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Contact force and pre-load
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Globoidal cam indexing mechanism
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Spring-loaded cam mechanism
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Normalized turret motion curves



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