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CAM MECHANISM FOR INTERMITTENT MOTION OF A RECIPROCATING SLIDE

Slide 1 reciprocates continuously while slide 2 operates Intermittently. In each cycle of the mechanism, slide 2 travels with slide 1 during one forward and one return stroke, and then dwells for the three consecutive forward and return strokes of slide I. As shown, the slides are locked together by plunger 3 and are beginning their return stroke to the left. During the stroke, spring-loaded pawl …