Release Cam

Problem:  Find a way to release a large door under a large load to quickly open.

Solution: Design and build a pin and cam devise that reduces ‘catch points’ to allow for a smooth release.  Cam rotates 180˚ thanks to a custom 4-bar mechanism driven by a linear actuator.

 

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