Automatic Guided Cart Manufacturers and Companies

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  • Savant Automation Offering a Full Line of Automatic Guided Vehicles and Carts

    Automatic Guided Carts Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Savant Automation sells engineers, installs, and services a full line of Automatic Guide Vehicle Systems and Automatic Guided Carts. We are a full service AGV/AGC with 24 hour customer support for all of our customers. Our staff has over a combined 20 years of AGV experience and we continue to supply hundreds of companies in all sorts of industries. We offer some of the most innovative and dynamic AGV and AGC systems available today, providing new technologies and solutions for companies across...

  • Bring It Here

    Have you ever been working on a job or on a line and needed more supplies, but could not leave your location or simply did not want to leave the site? Leaving a job to go restock supplies and lug them over can be a real pain. However, there is a solution to retrieve those supplies without using your energy or the man power of someone else. The solution could be an automated guided vehicle or AGV. There are several uses for automated guided vehicles, as well as a number...

  • Product Handling As Easy As AGC

    Striving for better safety, efficiency and profitability many factories have transferred some of their work load to automatic guided carts or AGC. In doing so, these carts are able to be programmed to do specific tasks with perfect repeatability increasing process flow. The carts make for a low cost solution in an industry that is looking to increase the items listed above. There are several types of automatic carts along with a number of different guiding mechanisms and fixed paths. A commonly used AGC is a tugger. A tugger is...

  • Honda Selects Autocraft AGCS to Support Assembly Automation of the 2018 Accord

    Autocraft, an Eckhart Holdings company and leading provider of industrial material handling automation, will supply American Honda Motor Company with Autocraft E3500 Autonomous Guided Carts (AGCs) for material delivery in the company’s Marysville, Ohio assembly plant.  “We’re excited to continue to grow and strengthen our long-standing relationship with the Honda team and to contribute to the production of the 2018 Accord,” said Daniel Burseth, Autocraft’s General Manager.  “Honda’s Marysville assembly plant is a world-class operation and the Autocraft team is excited for the continuing opportunity to support their...

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Automatic Guided Carts

Automatic guided carts play a significant role in intraplant material transportation solutions, as they are flexible and less expensive than conventional AGV's. Their smaller size also means that they are more versatile. These carts can complete assembly line tasks, and are used to tow or carry small parts as well as heavy pallets. The carrying capacity of these vehicles may vary among manufacturers and models, but most are capable of carrying up to 2000 lbs and are often able to tow heavier loads than can be carried. Different forms of navigation, such as lasers and virtual vision, are also used for different models, but most the most common for these smaller automated vehicles is magnetic tape and markers.

Cart systems are a great alternative to conveyors and forklifts as they are cleaner, quieter and more easily modified. The carts can easily maneuver within the space instead of the space having to be designed around a conveyor system. Durability, reliability, effectiveness and precision are qualities that make carts ideal for various needs in material handling. There is also more adaptability with these vehicles. Not only do they provide a fast and safe stream of product to and from selected areas, but they can be used in non-production jobs as well, such as warehouse organization. Some industries that benefit from employing automatic guided carts include automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, food and beverage, and paper and print companies.

One of the biggest benefits of purchasing this kind of automation equipment is that it pays for itself quickly by reducing overhead labor as carts improve the flow of materials as well as the presentation of materials to operators. And because of their flexibility, the inclusion of cart systems in industries like these contributes to continual improvement initiatives. Systems can be installed in as little as a few hours and modifications can be made to the AGC guidepath quickly and at any time to improve efficiency as processes evolve. More automatic guided carts can also be purchased and integrated into existing systems as production grows and handling needs increase. Companies that utilize self guided carts not only see a rise in productivity and a reduction of cost, there is also a significant improvement when it comes to safety, as preventative measures are programmed into the carts. This means accidents and subsequent damages that occur with older, manual methods are substantially reduced with the implementation of this kind of automation.

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