cam follower

  1. engineering the slider or roller in contact with the cam that transmits the movement dictated by the cam profile

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How to use cam follower in a sentence

  • When the cam follower rides on the high point the exhaust sleeve is depressed from its seat against the cylinder.

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  • The hinged cam follower was omitted and the pushrod bore directly on the cam through a roller in its end.