Daifuku/Webb AGVs are state of the art autonomous vehicles with magnetic tape, laser and/or inertial guidance systems. These vehicles are designed to handle products and loads from a few pounds up to 250,000 pounds, both indoors and out. They are well suited for smaller and light subassemblies to larger and heavier full airframes, engines and vehicles.
System paths are virtually unlimited in design, including dedicated stops, multiple lane ways, intersections, long distance gaps, dedicated return lanes, sequencing, switching and recirculation loops. These systems remain synchronized at a close distance while traveling at slow speeds.
Vehicles are commonly outfitted with load handling frames and custom fixtures to ergonomically present parts to assembly line operators.
SmartCarts® typically utilize magnetic guide tape to set their travel path. This allows for quick installation and modification, making them flexible, reconfigurable and cost-effective assembly line systems.