Difference between revisions of "Cam"

From NBWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
Cam see also Disk
 
 
 
Cam 1.
 
Cam 1.
 
A cam is a round flat disk (top hat style cams are the exception) each having a different profile cut into its outer perimeter, this profile creates embroidery or satin stitch patterns.  Cams have either a single or double profile, the second profile controls feed movement.
 
A cam is a round flat disk (top hat style cams are the exception) each having a different profile cut into its outer perimeter, this profile creates embroidery or satin stitch patterns.  Cams have either a single or double profile, the second profile controls feed movement.

Revision as of 09:29, 25 April 2009

Cam 1. A cam is a round flat disk (top hat style cams are the exception) each having a different profile cut into its outer perimeter, this profile creates embroidery or satin stitch patterns. Cams have either a single or double profile, the second profile controls feed movement.


Cam 2. A cam used within the mechanics of a sewing machine is usually eccentric in shape having a high and low profile, it is generally mounted on a shaft and is used to drive a mechanical device for example a feed elevation cam.