I’d like to know what the below movement mechanisms are called so I can better research them and incorporate them into my own designs.
They are both quite similar, they are from rotary electrical isolator switches found on vehicles and industrial switch gear.
Type 2: A linearly fixed T shaped shaft rotates and the internal plunger has a curved ramp. The plunger is sprung against the shaft. As the shaft rotates the T shaped runs up the ramp forcing the plunger down.
What are the two types of mechanism called?
I’ve tried searching for various terms but can only find basic cams etc. If there isn’t a specific terminology maybe someone could provide some search terms or some references