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AGVs vs. AGCs, What is The Difference?

AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) and AGCs (Automated Guided Carts) are both automated material handling equipment, utilizing similar operational components and navigation methods.

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The Best AGV Solutions by Industry

AGVs provide automated material transportation for a variety of industries. These vehicles can be modified with endless combinations to perfectly serve the challenges of any warehouse or manufacturing facility.

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How Much Does an AGV System Cost?

The truth is, there is no short answer for this question. The cost of an AGV system can have a vast range directly dependent on how complex the system is.  First however, let’s start with the basics.

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Quad Steer vs. Single Steer AGVs

In an effort to provide additional options for customers Transbotics developed quad steer capability as an option for their Automatic Guided Vehicles.  Through many years of research and development Transbotics engineered a quad steer solution that is more flexible and efficient than traditional single steer mode.

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Types of AGV Navigation Technology

Planning to install an AGV system? Do you know what navigation type you need? There are many different forms of Navigation/Guidance Technology available today.  Selecting the correct technology for your process is sometimes the difference between a successful and an unsuccessful system.

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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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