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Topic: Servo motors cams, shafts, followers (Read 292 times) previous topic - next topic



I need to build a mechanism to lift things with a servo motor. I've found this: http://technologystudent.com/cams/cam1.htm

I'v already done a simple one with cardboard and wood sticks, but I need something that holds the cam stronger. Right now the cam slips though the shaft when the object being lift is too heavy.

Where can I buy this components (like servocity.com) to assemble the mechanism? Or if the components are there, how do I assemble them?

Any help would be appreciated.


I imagine if you have a cam cut from wood or plastic you could fix it securely to the servo arms with a few small screws.

Post a photo of what you have tried - 1024pixels max

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