AGVs

Mobile Robotics and Safety: Building A Better Work Environment

August 30, 2022

By: Steven LaFevers, Contributor Warehouse robotics are past the awareness stage. From horizontal transportation to storing and retrieving pallet loads at height, increasingly capable robotic solutions are becoming regular fixtures at warehousing and automation events, and in trade and business publications across the globe. And with technology advancing to become increasingly capable and scalable, the…

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New Wheels for Ergonomic & AGV Applications

April 29, 2022

Hamilton is proud to introduce its newest UltraGlide™ wheel series, the latest modular solution designed to reduce the amount of energy needed to move loads in manual or powered applications. Designed for ergonomic and AGV applications, the new UltraGlide still features independent swivel surfaces that eliminate scrubbing, making it much easier to turn. It still has…

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Creform Announces New Workstation

April 13, 2022

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and automated guided vehicles has developed an assembly workstation for an automotive parts supplier. Due to the flexibility of the Creform system of pipe and joints, the custom configurable workstation with dimensions of 30″ L x 60″ W x…

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How Does an AGV Navigate Safely?

January 3, 2022

Contributed by RedViking Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) represent the next step in the evolution of the assembly line. AGVs are set to transform manufacturing in the near future. As the name suggests, the operations of AGVs are completely automated—no human guides the vehicle. It is natural to doubt whether AGVs can cause accidents like cars…

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How Does an AGV Navigate Safely?

May 4, 2021

Contributed by RedViking Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) represent the next step in the evolution of the assembly line. AGVs are set to transform manufacturing in the near future. As the name suggests, the operations of AGVs are completely automated― no human guides the vehicle. It is natural to doubt whether AGVs can cause accidents like…

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Toyota Material Handling Introduces New Automated Solutions

April 13, 2021

Toyota Material Handling (TMH), North America’s largest full-line material handling and forklift solutions provider, is leveraging trusted automation technology to offer customers a solution designed to simplify and optimize repetitive operational tasks. The Mouse and Mole Automated Guided Carts (AGCs) are intelligently engineered to deliver repeatable and dependable results that reduce downtime and maximize productivity. Ideal for assembly lines,…

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Increasing Productivity and Safety with Autonomous Line-Side Tuggers

February 9, 2021

How one top-tier U.S. automotive manufacturer transformed its material transport systems and processes in a few short months By Rob Sullivan, Contributor In 2018, with automotive margins continuing to tighten, skilled operators proving difficult to find and injuries on the rise, a major U.S. automotive manufacturer decided it needed to move away from forklifts. They were looking…

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Blickle Releases Comprehensive Wheel and Caster Catalog

October 21, 2020

Blickle, the world leader in the design and manufacture of wheels and casters for a wide range of industries and applications, has released the 16th edition of its full line catalog. At 635 pages, this full-color, hardcover book contains detailed product information and specifications on over 30,000 wheels, casters and accessories. Several new product additions…

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Siemens Introduces Its New Simatic Micro-Drive

September 8, 2020

Siemens is extending its drive portfolio in the safety extra-low-voltage range for 24-48V EC motors by introducing a new servo drive system named Simatic Micro-Drive. The new system with UL and CE marked components consists of the PDC (Profidrive Control) servo drive in conjunction with a flexible range of motors and connecting cables from product…

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Seegrid Accomplishes 3 Million Autonomous Miles Driven Without a Single Personnel Safety Incident While Supporting Essential Businesses Through COVID-19 Challenges

May 6, 2020

Seegrid announced that its vision guided vehicles (VGVs) reached 3 million autonomous production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. Seegrid’s VGVs reportedly log more autonomous miles at customer sites than any other infrastructure-free automated guided vehicle (AGV) company in the world. This achievement comes only 36 weeks after reaching two million…

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