Barrel Cams and Globoidal Cams

Barrel and Globoidal Cams, of all types, can be designed in MechDesigner.

You can export all of the cam types directly to SOLIDWORKS®.


Note-Pencil-20 Skills needed for this Tutorial: Add Plane to Plane, Add Plane to Line.


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It is possible to design Barrel Cams that have:

Cam-Followers that move inside a 'Groove-Cam' [see image to the left]

and

Cam-Followers that move along the two sides of a 'Rib-Cam'.

Rib-Cams take longer to model because you must use two cam-follower rollers.

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Tutorial and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 13.2 + © Machine, Mechanism, Motion and Cam Design Software by PSMotion Ltd