Types of Cam Followers

Different types of Cam Followers

The followers may are classified as follows

  1. According to the surface in contact
    1. Knife edge follower
    2. Roller follower
    3. Flat faced follower or mushroom follower
    4. Spherical faced follower
  2. According to the motion of the follower
    1. Reciprocating follower or translating follower
    2. Oscillating follower or rotating follower
  3. According to the position of the follower
    1. Radial follower
    2. Offset follower