guidepath

guidepath

[′gīd‚path]
(engineering)
The path over which an automated guided vehicle travels; often contains some means of communication with the guidance system, such as a guidewire.
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The AGV follows a peel-and-stick magnetic tape guidepath that is easily installed and changed to accommodate production path shifts.
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It is guided by magnetic tape, which allows you to quickly install or modify the guidepath.
An optimization criterion used in the control system is a guidepath motion value of a semi-trailer cart in relation to the guidepath of a trailer back axis.
The article reported that the agents were used as traffic managers, which facilitated the AGVs to access points and segments of the guidepath.
While magnetic tape was initially viewed as a step back, it simplified the creation of a guidepath.
AGVs which move along a guidepath are more common in industries.
11 -- Creform has introduced BST AGV Tugger, drive units that follow a magnetic tape guidepath and function as automated tuggers, eliminating the need for manned delivery vehicles.
The company says SmartCart AGC's are guided by magnetic tape, allowing for quick installation or modification of the guidepath, and SmartCarts' load handling frames can be customized to accommodate a variety of products.
The single AGV is assumed to travel in a bi-directional manner on the guidepath [2].
This system has been expanded since 1986: There are now six more molding pick-up and drop-off stations, 18 more AGVs (for a total of 32), 2000 ft more AGV guidepath, 20 more overhead trolleys, 1100 more feet of mono-rail, 25% more delivery points, five more crane aisles, a larger sorting area, and 20 more bar-code scanners.
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