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Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Drive Configurations by Type

AGVs can have many shapes and configurations depending on the load it is designed to transport. The vehicle type, load, and path are all used to determine the right drive type for the vehicle.

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Misconceptions of Automation

Often resistance to automation is due to obsolete, incomplete, or simply incorrect information. We attempt to dispel some of the common misconceptions surrounding automation.

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What is an AGV System?

Automatic Guided Vehicles, “AGVs” or transportation robots, are driverless, computer-controlled material-handling vehicles. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are also known as LGV (Laser-Guided Vehicle). These vehicles are programmed to transport materials through designated pickup and delivery routines within a facility.

Benefits of Robotic Palletising

Palletising in any manufacturing plant presents many operational challenges, from production efficiencies to safety considerations.

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Collaborative Robots get friendly with small businesses

Collaborative Robots foster a harmonious partnership between humans and machines making them the perfect integrated solution for small-medium manufacturers. The robots can work alongside personnel with no safety guarding after risk assessment and are easily moved around production sites to complete detailed tasks.

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AGV Safety

An Automated Guided Vehicle solution is an extremely safe system, with reliable operation. The advanced safety features mean that there is no damage to the products, buildings, or machinery. In addition, employee safety on the work floor improves significantly. Our AGV solutions ensure a peaceful and healthier work environment, which results in less sick leave.

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ROI for Automated Guided Vehicle Systems

There are a number of items that should be reviewed when deciding to purchase an automated guided vehicle system and Return-On-Investment (ROI) is one of those items. This section is intended to give you some guidance as you investigate implementing an automatic guided vehicle solution for your business.

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Preventative Maintenance for AGVs

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New way for assessing ROI needed for End of Line Automation projects as the ‘Brexit Effect’ kicks in

Recent reports show that new migration from the EU recently fell sharply to 90,000, the lowest in many years for a number of reasons

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The Impact of Automation on Manufacturing

Automation and robotics is here, just like steam power in the 1780s, electricity in the 1870s, and computing systems in the 1960s. For a workplace to realise the benefits of automation it must adapt.

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