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Cam Design

Cam Design

Cam Design

I need help designing machine cams. I've tried creating Pro/E part using trajpar but need more flexibility in selecting functions.

RE: Cam Design

You should have posted this in the Pro/E forum


RE: Cam Design


How many years have you been using Pro/e because that's all the flexibility you need.  I'm done some pretty complexed cam-followers in both Pro/e and Solidworks.

I agree you might want to post this in the MCAD section

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RE: Cam Design

Have you ever considered using Pro/Mechanica Motion?  It has one of the greatest cam reverse engineering programs I've ever seen.  You just simulate the desired motion of your links and the program will draw the cam that will produce the desired motion.  You choose the rotion rate of the cam being solved for.


RE: Cam Design


There's some software called Camlinks that can do all the things you need.

Hope this help


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