Camshaft Tester

CAMS SPECIFICATIONS & TERMINOLOGY

Camshaft Types There are two noteworthy kinds of camshafts: Flat Type and Roller Cams. Level Tappet (lifters) are in most V8’s and actually have what resembles a level base where the cam projection contacts the tappet (lifter). Lifters are not in reality level on the contact surface. They do have a slight bend, however, it’s difficult to see. Roller Cams…

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camshaft measurement and analysis
Camshaft Tester

A CAMSHAFT: MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS

A camshaft plays like a timing device that manages the opening and closing of the ingestion and depletion valves and also fixing the valve overlap that performs at top dead center on the exhaust stroke. The shaft is built with numerous journals which ride on comportments inside the engine. It has egg-shaped lobes that stimulate the valve train, either by…

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