Cams are machine tool accessories that allow the user to perform various tasks more easily. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they can be used in a variety of industrial settings. Some of the most common uses for industrial cams include machining, milling, drilling, and turning. They can be used with a variety of machines, including CNC machines and robots.
By using cams, the user can save time and energy. They can also reduce the amount of stress that is placed on the machine by making it easier to perform various tasks. They can be used to turn, move, or position parts in a machine. However, industrial cams can also be dangerous if not used and maintained properly.
The most common type of injury is called gear-box failure. Gear-box failure occurs when the gear teeth on the cam break. This can create a powerful force that pulls the part out of the machine and can lead to serious injuries. Other types of injuries that can occur with industrial cams include:
One cause of a cam accident is called a cam tip strike. This occurs when the cam tip, which is the end of the cam, strikes a part or object during operation. Cam tips can also cause injuries if they are dropped or hit with other objects.
Other types of cam accidents include cam misalignment, where the cam becomes misaligned with its shaft and causes an obstruction; and gear failure, where the gears that drive the cam become damaged.
Injuries caused by these types of errors can lead to delays in production, costly medical bills. To avoid these types of injuries, it is important to use safety precautions when operating industrial cams.
If you have been injured by a machine tool accessory, such as a cam, you should contact an attorney. Cams can cause serious injuries if not used properly. An attorney can help you file a lawsuit and obtain the compensation you deserve.