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Selective Cam Follower Isolating Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052303D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Budd, RA Davidge, RV Machmer, JA Walker, JC [+details]

Abstract

A cam follower arm is selectively latchable remote from the driving by the actuation of a solenoid, causing an accentuated movement of the arm into a latching mechanism. The latching mechanism is likewise releasable to allow reengagement between the arm and the cam.