Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

Automatic Guided Vehicles meet packaging industry needs.

Guided by magnetic tape, SmartCart® Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs) are used to move loads around warehouse and deliver pallets to/from stretch wrapper, roller conveyor, or palletizer. Model 300 SmartCarts are equipped with SmartSteer(TM) technology, which enables AGC to leave magnetic tape guidepath, perform programmed functions, then return to path in forward or reverse motion. Variations...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Helps Global Provider of Performance Nylon Increase Production with Automatic Guided Carts

Worldwide Material Handling Solutions Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 16, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd. and leading provider of material handling solutions - today announced a new contract with Solutia Inc., a global provider of performance materials and specialty chemicals. The contract calls for Webb to supply six SmartCart® AGC Automatic Guided Carts to...

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Jervis B. Webb Company To Unveil New Automatic Guided Carts At NA 2008 Show

Exhibit to Feature Demonstrations of the Company's New SmartCart® Models, as well as a Newly Enhanced SmartLoader® Automatic Trailer Loading Vehicle FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (March 20, 2008) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a subsidiary of Daifuku Co., Ltd., and leading provider of innovative material handling solutions - will introduce four new SmartCart Automatic Guided Cart (AGC) models at the NA...

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ND SatCom Supplies Network Infrastructure for rt1.tv's New Service

Technology Partnership for SNG Network Operated by Remote-control via Database Friedrichshafen/Augsburg, September 3, 2007 - ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company, announced today its newly established technology partnership with Augsburg (Germany) based SNG service provider rt1.tv. Beginning in late summer 2007, rt1.tv will begin a new service called comfort.link . This service, which includes a...

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Danaher Motion and Sky-Trax Collaborate to Provide World's First AGV-Forklift Collision Avoidance System

Innovative Sky-Trax Indoor Positioning System(TM) to Avert Collisions between Automatic Guided Vehicles and Forklift Trucks. Sky-Trax Inc. (Sky-Trax) announced today that it has formed a strategic relationship with Danaher Motion of Saro, Sweden to jointly develop and market the world's first Indoor Collision Avoidance System (ICAS) for industrial vehicles. The companies will strategically align...

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Automatic Guided Vehicle incorporates 360° safety feature.

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...

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QComp Technologies Offers New Virtual Pallet Dispenser for AGVs

Greenville, Wis. (May 10, 2007) - QComp Technologies, Inc., an authorized ABB robotics integration company, announced today it will offer the new Virtual Pallet Dispenser VPal software option with its automatic guided vehicles (AGVs). The VPal AGV software enables the AGV to find and deliver an empty pallet to a manual or automated palletizer, as well as pick up full loads and deliver them to a...

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Compartmented AGV Delivers Sequenced Assembly Productivity

Compartmented AGV Delivers Sequenced Assembly Productivity

Creform® Corporation (Greer, SC) has introduced an adaptation of its modular/custom-crafted lineup of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) technology with a compartmented vehicle ideal for sequenced assembly operations, kitting materials transport, or for protective conveyance of fragile, delicate components. The simple to design, build and install AGV units are configured using the Creform® System...

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Trek Aerospace and VersaLogic Corp. Soar with New Generation UAV

The OVIWUN is the first unmanned aerial vehicles employing powered-lift technology. OVIWUN's intelligence resides inside its VersaLogic PC/104- Plus CPU, the Puma, which maintains the delicate thrust and angle balance of the powerful dual duct system used to control the vehicle. Trek's ducted fans offer 50% to 75% more propulsion than other ducted fans. This means greater lifting potential than...

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Software controls automated guided vehicles.

Software controls automated guided vehicles.

Supporting up to 10 ac drives per AGV, NDC8 v1.4 hosts industry-standard OPC client, allowing for smooth connection to any I/O resource. Curve-editing tool gives engineer freedom to adapt each AGV layout to suit application, while spline-based flexible curves allow for increased speed at corners, and route-planning tool helps users limit and avoid AGV traffic congestion. OpenPCS PLC programming...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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