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Constraints

Space

Load

Capacity

Costs

Operating hours

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Transport solutions

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Advantages of an automated guided vehicle system


Clear floorspace No floor deck construction Simple installation High availability/reliability Flexible performance increments Short installation times Simple expansion

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Cost-effectiveness considerations
Manned forklift Investment cost Manning costs Maintenance Transport damage Single shift
Investment

Automated Transport (typical) 400% 5% 200% 5% Two shift Three shift


Investment

100% 100% 100% 100%

Investment

Years

Years

Years

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Optimal integration into your operating environment

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The automated guided vehicle (AGV) system


1 = Automated guided vehicle (AGV) 2 = Load transfer positions

3 = Load handling equipment


4 = Load devices 5 = Guide track (laser, inductive, optical)
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6 = Data transmission
7 = Management system
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Application areas and load handling variations


Distribution
Fork lift trucks Warehousing Manufacturing Lift table

Assembly

Rollers

Transverse forks

Hospitals
Assembly lines Store operation

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Vehicle types

ATIC

ARRIER

RAILER

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Vehicle functions
Man / vehicle functions Inputs made via operator panel with its keyboard and display Destination input to the vehicle Plug-in manual control and diagnosis module Data exchange Infrared Radio

Special functions Battery reserve monitoring Control of battery charging Obstacle recognition

Route (destination) finding High vehicle intelligence Travel route topology stored in the vehicle Destination code processing Load-sensing and empty location recognition

Load handling Load acceptance Load depositing Load monitoring Load transfer synchronization

Guide track following Guided movements using: optical track inductive track "free-flight" (partly guide-trackless) "free-navigation" (guide-trackless

Travel control Speed Safety gap maintenance Collision protection

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Safety elements

Audible signal
Emergency stop Status indicator Obstacle sensor Protective bar Side protection rails Flasher

Protective bar Photobarrier

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Control concept
H o s t

PHS management computer Visualization Terminal

Modem

Log printer Peripheral devices

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AGV task allocation HOST


Customer

PHS management computer

AGVs

Control centre

Transport request

Transport order

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AGV task allocation

Collection point (source)

Destination

'from' / 'to' order Vehicle knows the street network (layout)


TAXI

Current location

Crossing management

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Use of the drive batteries


Operation from reserves Operation from reserves Cyclic operation (with interim recharging (for 24 hours operation) (for 8-14 hours) (for 8-16 hours operation)

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Project implementation phases


FUNCTIONAL ACCEPTANCE 1 by customer at PMH
Quote request Order placing Subcontracting

FUNCTIONAL ACCEPTANCE 2 by customer on site


Acceptance of subcontracted items

Performance and availability test

Engineering design of subsystems Order specification System design Design Software

Manufacture

Vehicle test

Assembly Commissioning

Long-term test of individual components

Modify standard software

Install software

Integration with application software

Trial runs

Programming application software

Testing application software

Quality assurance
Customer training
Technical training Joint work comms'g Joint work testing Technical training Monitoring of the trial runs

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Professional project management Customer

Sales Market Planning and simulation Systemconfiguration Responsibility for: - functionality - delivery date - costs

Project management

Engineering Technical Software/ control system AGV

Production/ commissioning

Subcontractors

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PMH-Service

Customer service Maintenance


Assistance Remedial maintenance Preventive Full maintenance maintenance

Spare parts service

Remote maintenance

On call intervention

Periodic

On-site team