AGV


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AcronymDefinition
AGVAutomatic Guided Vehicle
AGVAutomatically Guided Vehicle
AGVAutomotrice à Grande Vitesse (French high speed train, successor to the TGV)
AGVArbeitsgemeinschaft der Verbraucherverbände (Germany: Working Party of the Consumer Associations)
AGVAutomatic Gas Shutoff Valve
AGVAccommodation Getaways Victoria (Australia)
AGVAutomated/Automatic Guided Vehicle
AGVAnime Grapevine (anime forum site)
AGVAvion a Geometrie Variable (France: Variable Geometry Aircraft)
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An automated guided vehicle (AGV) is a computer-controlled vehicle used in a wide variety of industrial applications, mainly including the transportation of different types of materials in pallets, rolls, racks, carts, and containers.
The plant personnel are also equipped with specialized sensors they wear on their safety vest, to inform the AGV where the operators are working and moving around within the manufacturing floor.
It will include a fleet of counterbalanced fork AGVs. The AGVs will pick up tubs of plastic product at manufacturing and transport them to the warehouse.
"It provides our position against the fixed environment, such as walls, and allows the AGV to maintain its precise position anywhere in the facility."
Additionally, other limitations include a necessity of polished floor surfaces for smoother operation of AGV, guide path bed stability problems, and restrictions such as height of metal floors that must be crossed and weather conditions that it can operate under when used outside the manufacturing plant; typical facility arrangement and ramp gradients need to be overcome while designing the guide path.
AGV that carry products by case or by shelf have already been commercialized to support picking operations, and currently development of systems which combine the operation of AGV and picking robots that remove products from cases, is underway.
Items with high cubic velocity are picked with AGVs that replace traditional manual pick carts, redefining 'Person to Goods' technology.
When the system is set up, the AGV is driven around the facility to create a baseline of the routes to take, and while in operation, it navigates by comparing what its sensors see to this baseline.
The end-user customer's interests may not align with the AGV vendor's interests.
Concepts are the facts of the domain and in AGVS; facts are objects in the system such as part, machine and AGV.