a shaft that has cams attached to it, forming part of a mechanical device.
A shaft to which cams are fastened. When an object comes in contact with a cam on a camshaft as the shaft is rotated, motion is imparted to that object.
A shaft with a series of cams, whose lobes push on valve lifters to convert rotary motion into linear motion. The opening and closing of the valves in all piston engines is regulated by one or more camshafts.
Shaft with one or more eccentric lobes which, when rotated, actuate a mechanism.
A rotating shaft with a number of cams or eccentric lobes used to open and close the engine cylinder valves. The crankshaft drives the camshaft through gears and belts.
A rotating shaft within the engine that opens and closes the intake and exhaust valves in the engine.
A rotating shaft on which a series of cam lobes operate the valve mechanisms. The camshaft may be driven by gears, by sprockets and chain or by sprockets and a belt.
"The camshaft is an apparatus used in piston engines to operate poppet valves. It consists of a cylindrical rod running the length of the cylinder bank with a number of oblong lobes or cams protruding from it, one for each valve. The cams force the valves open by pressing on the valve, or on some intermediate mechanism, as they rotate. The relationship between the rotation of the camshaft and the rotation of the crankshaft is of critical importance. Since the valves control the flow of fuel intake and exhaust, they must be opened and closed at the appropriate time during the stroke of the piston.
A rotating shaft in the engine that opens and closes the engine's intake and exhaust valves.
a rotating shaft that has individual lobes for each valve
A camshaft is a rotating shaft that regulates the engineâ€™s intake and outtake valves.
A rotating shaft with a number of cams or eccentric lobes used to operate the engine valves, usually via pushrods and rocker arms.
A secondary shaft that causes the valves to open and close via the push rods or even directly pushes them open and closed in flathead and overhead cam (modern tractors only) engines. This shaft is connected (usually via a gear) and timed to the turning of the Crankshaft. The camshaft will frequently drive the oil pump and occasionally drive the hydraulic pump and distributor.
A shaft having a series of cams at intervals along its length, for operating the engine valve mechanism. Made up of a series of egg-shaped sections, which as they rotate raise and lower part of the valve train, which in turn causes the valves to open and close.
A rotating shaft driven from the crankshaft with lobes or cams used to operate the engine valves via the valve gear.
A shaft with two or more cams used in the four stroke engine to operate inlet and/or exhaust valves.
The shaft in the engine driven by gears, belts or chain from the crankshaft, on which cams are mounted to open and close intake and exhaust valves as it turns.
A machined shaft with lobes that opens and closes engine cylinder valves. The crankshaft drives the camshaft through gears, belts, or chains.
a rotating shaft which controls when the engine valvesin the cylinder head open and close.
A shaft with cam lobes that causes the valves to open and close. See also cam, overhead camshaft, push rods, rocker arms.
The camshaft is a rotating steel shaft, on which lie a series of eccentrics or “cams” responsible for opening and closing the valves in sync with the crankshaft. The cam profile of a NASCAR engine allows more air to enter the cylinder because it opens valves earlier and for a longer duration than in basic cam profile.
The part of the engine that controls the lifting of the intake and/or exhaust valves.
A shaft in the engine on which are the lobes (cams) that operate the valves. The camshaft is driven by the crankshaft, via a belt, chain or gears, at one half the crankshaft speed.
The shaft in the engine which is driven by gears, belts or chain from the crankshaft. The camshaft has a series of cams that opens and closes intake and exhaust valves as it turns.
A shaft with shaped lobes on it that control the opening and closing of the inlet and / or exhaust valves. Variable valve timing changes the lobe in use. Click here for more information.