AGVs

Caster Concepts’ Heavy-Duty Casters Deliver Might, Fueling the Next Generation of Spaceflight and Boosting Manufacturing Efficiency

November 14, 2022

Caster Concepts Inc., a leading maker of industrial, heavy-duty wheels and casters, announces the release of its latest line of casters, the first-ever maintenance-free casters that can move up to 20,000 pounds of material. The 97 HD and 97 Series casters deliver the strength manufacturers and engineers need to quickly move large amounts of materials…

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Providing a Safe Automated Vehicle Operation

November 1, 2022

For all the advantages of automated vehicles, you must create a safe environment for their operation. Contributed by: MHI’s Mobile Automation Group (MAG) Gone are the days when warehouses were operated only at the hands of employees. While there are still plenty of places where humans play significant roles, they are now commonly assisted by mobile automation,…

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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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