Autonomous Vehicles

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Material Handling Solution transforms from MGV to AGV.

April 10, 2015

Customizable with regards to lifting capacity and deck size, Manual Guided Vehicle features hydraulically powered scissor lift mounted in center of frame. Self-propelled cart can safely and ergonomically lift, hold, turn, and transport unfinished goods. Modular design allows system to be retrofitted with control package for use as automatic guided vehicle. Operated by DC power, MGV/AGV offers lifting capacities from 500–3,000 lb or more, ramped acceleration/deceleration, and 3-wheel carrier. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products, Robotics, Non-Industrial Products

Unmanned Ground Vehicle remotely handles hazardous threats.

May 1, 2013

Accommodating wide range of payloads, sensors, and tools, CUTLASS provides remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats, including detection and disposal of explosive ordnance, without having to return to incident control point. Manipulator is equipped with 3-fingered gripper and has 9° of freedom for movement inside limited spaces. Featuring 6-wheel design, CUTLASS reaches speeds up to 12 kph, and offers mobility on hard and soft terrain, in all weather conditions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

AGV System supports pallet transportation and delivery.

March 12, 2013

Offered as kit, FlexTruck easy™ comes with all modules required to configure automatic pallet delivery system, including FlexTruck double pallet handling vehicle, control center, navigation targets, and wireless call/dispatch stations. Laser guided pallet trucks automatically pick up/drop off pallets at floor level, while control center provides task prioritization, reporting, and traffic control. With call/dispatch stations, operators can summon vehicle and direct pallet delivery destinations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Manufacturing System handles pallet loads up to 7,500 kg.

February 28, 2013

Designed to handle 1,000 and 1,250 mm pallets, FPC-7500 single-level flexible manufacturing system (FMS) features dual-rail guided pallet change vehicle with low-profile design. Accommodating loads up to 7,500 kg, heights up to 2,300 mm, and diameters up to 2,300 mm, this complete FMS is configured with load station and 4 pallet positions as standard but may be expanded to configurations of 6, 8, 10, or 12 pallet positions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Automated Guided Vehicle offers traveling speed of 90 m/min.

February 6, 2013

Designed to handle 40 x 48 in. pallets with load capacity of 2,200 lb, Premex SLX features 3-wheel drive system that allows it to turn in its own footprint. Unmanned forklift is compatible with mobile racks and pallet racks, transferring at lifting height of 14 ft. SLAM localization and mapping technology eliminates need for guide path, reflecting plates, or laser guidance. Operating down to -13°F, system can be installed in existing freezing/frozen warehouses. Read More


AGV Tugger runs full 8-hour shift without recharging.

February 6, 2013

Driving under stationary cart, properly positioned on magnetic tape guidepath, heavy-duty Model BST (undercarriage) AGV extends tow pin into cart's receiver catch and moves it to programmed destination. It then retracts tow pin, leaving cart for intended purpose and moves on to service another cart. Unit features load capacity of 2,000 lb, drawbar of 130 lb, and adjustable control of up to 7 speeds. For safety, AGV has obstacle sensor with 7 sensing areas and 2 outputs, temporary slow and stop. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Automated Vehicle navigates challenging environments.

January 23, 2013

Lynx self-navigating Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) moves up to 60 kg of material from point to point in challenging environments, which may include confined passageways as well as dynamic and peopled locations. Via intuitive UI, system can be customized for various applications and payloads by integrators, distributors, and users. This AIV does not require any facility modifications, such as floor magnets or navigational beacons, and utilizes digital map for localization. Read More


Intelligent AGV enhances lean manufacturing environments.

August 13, 2010

ADAM(TM) (Autonomous Delivery and Manipulation) optimizes operational productivity by robotically transporting work-in-process and finished goods between locations. Intended for lean manufacturing operations, it adjusts to changing environment without assistance from support lifelines such as guide wires, reflectors, or transponders. Standard features include laser range finding system, on-board PC, RAP (Reactive Audio Playback) module, and li-ion battery with opportunity charging. Read More


Automatic Guided Vehicle fits in tight spaces.

October 29, 2009

With minimum turning radius of 17.5 in., Tite-Space BST AGV Tugger is suited for delivering to line-side assembly points where space is limited. Unit consists of drive motor, 24 Vdc power supply, and guidance sensors. AGV travels in single direction along magnetic tape guidepath at speeds of 4-50 m/min and glides under stationary pushcarts, engaging cart by extending catch pin into BST interface. Depending on floor conditions and caster selection, max towed weight/draw bar is 1,320 lb/57 lb. Read More


Automatic Guided Vehicle incorporates 360° safety feature.

June 21, 2007

Used in palletizing applications, Q20ZA automated guided vehicle (AGV) is equipped with dual Sick S300 Safety Laser scanners that provide 360° field of protection. Each scanner, positioned on opposite corners of AGV, is linked to vehicle's PLC and wheel-drive encoder. If obstruction is detected in warning zone, vehicle slows down to a halt until obstruction is removed. Safety scanners also automatically change sensing ranges based on speed and steering angle. Read More


AGV Drive Unit facilitates parts transport.

May 23, 2006

Featuring low profile design, BST AGV Drive Unit consists of drive motor, 24 Vdc power supply, control electronics, and guidance sensors. Unit travels along magnetic tape guide path, glides under stationary push cart, and engages cart by extending catch pin into cart's frame. Drive then conveys cart to required workstations or load/unload points and disengages from cart. Offering capacity of 1,100 lb, unit provides unidirectional travel with speed range of 13-164 fpm. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Automatic Guided Vehicle loads trailers unattended.

March 21, 2006

Designed for 24/7 trailer loading and warehousing, SmartLoader(TM) provides unmanned solution that adapts to various trailer sizes and skew angles without manual modification. Inertial guidance system relies upon transponders embedded in floor that identify its exact location. AGV maneuvers around warehouse utilizing Vehicle Control Computer, which maintains intended path and performs required tasks, and integrates with WMS for real-time control. Read More


Automated Guided Vehicle suits palletizing applications.

October 27, 2005

Using laser guided system, Automated Guided Vehicle features lift capacity of 2,000 lb, 2-stage mast for 110 in. vertical lift, and can travel at 230 fpm. By adding AGV to palletizing process, manufacturers can eliminate use of pallet conveyors and damage caused by human error. Supported by Danaher NDC8 platform, driverless automated forklift can be navigated through manufacturing plants using routes and path information that have been downloaded through wireless LAN. Read More


Tow Vehicle has on-board Pentium PC and diagnostics.

September 28, 2004

Included in Odyssey line of Automated Guided Vehicles, TW-6 laser-guided robotic towing vehicle is rated with 6,000 lb capacity but can pull as much as 13,000 lb. Features include dual laser bumper systems, automatic unhitch and tow design, and point-and-click function that facilitates guidepath changes. Modular design accommodates different battery and drive configurations, and hitch package can be altered to accommodate varying towing scenarios. Read More


Automatic Guided Vehicles simplify material handling.

June 4, 2003

FLEXITRACK® vehicles read path mapped on floor with removable adhesive tape. Units are capable of towing or carrying loads from 300-3,000 lb. Powered by 24 or 48 Vdc batteries, they travel up to 2.3 fps. Each vehicle can store up to 20 different paths in memory. System can be controlled by FLEXIMANAGER®, which consists of central control unit, call terminals, visualization and validation terminals, and 433 MHz RF communication unit with range of 1,000 ft. Read More


Automated Guided Vehicle reliably performs repetitive tasks.

October 1, 2002

FlexiMate® moves single or multiple loads of up to 3,300 lbs on wheeled trolleys, pallets, containers, and rolls. Battery-operated vehicle executes various logistical assignments; its program memory stores up to 17 routing tracks concurrently. Optical guidance system follows routes marked on floor with stainless steel foil. Vehicle speed is maintained at 2.5 km/h for careful load handling. Overall vehicle size of 52.5 x 30 X 28 in. (L x H x W) allows for 28 in. turning circle. Read More

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