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FOUR-FOLLOWER INVERSE FACE CAM MECHANISM

Pistons d of followers 1 slide in cylinders b and are driven by expanding gas in the cylinders. Followers 1 carry rollers 2 which roll and slide along profiled cam groove a, consisting of six symmetrical portions. When pistons d consecutively move outward, cam disk 3 with groove a rotates about fixed axis A. The sequence and cycle of motion of followers 1 are controlled by special devices which ar…