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Copy of Automated Guided Vehicle

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Tyler Wright

on 17 September 2010

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Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Tyler Wright What is an Automated Guided Vehicle? A robotic vehicle that can complete tasks without human interaction
"...a mobile robot that follows markers or wires in the floor, or uses vision or lasers."
They "...rely on onboard sensors and/or a program to determine the path they take (Seames 395)." Who Created the AGV? Multiple different companies have modified the AGV since 1953 Automotive
Clean Rooms
Food & Beverage
Mail Processing
Warehousing Where Are These Systems Used? CIM Period :2 Types of AGV's Wire Guided
Air Cushion
Hardware Guided
Floor Patterns Timeline Lasers
Communicate with other robots to ensure optimal productivity
Can be programmed
Sensors Appeared on the market in 1950's
Tow truck - Wire Guided
- Didn't need a rail system Current Day Why Use AGV's? Safe
Less workers which lowers cost
Fast Works Cited

Automated guided vehicle. (n.d.). Retrieved fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automated_guided_vehicle

Diaz, J. (2008, July 21). Exclusive: inside the lego factory . Retrieved from http://gizmodo.com/5022769/exclusive-inside-the-lego-factory

A guide to robotic logistics – lgvs (agvs), warehouse automation, automatic storage, palletisers and warehouse management systems. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://us.elettric80.com/products-applications/AGuidetoRoboticLogistics.aspx

Agv movies & videos. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.egeminusa.com/pages/AGV_movies_videos.html

Automated guided vehicle. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.scienceprog.com/automated-guided-vehicles/

Tugger agv - industrial automated guided vehicles (agvs). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://satelliteoptimizer.com/corecon/tuggeragv.shtml "...1" per minute for aircraft moving assembly production line applications."
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