A Barrel Cam with an Oscillating Follower will allow a larger angle swing of the follower with a smaller cam than a Plate Cam. To show how to design this type cam we will use the following Kinematics:



1.  In the Geometry Form select Brl from Cam Type, and Oscillating Oscillating-Roller from Followers and the select Groove (Box) from Face or Groove and the Geometry Form will look like this:


  The Cam Picture is

This Cam Picture looks very complicated and it is.  CAm Designer SE makes is easy to determine all of these data items. 



Barrel Oscillator