Coordinated AGV Movement
Coordinated movement of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) is crucial when transporting oversized payloads. The synchronization of AGVs in real-time ensures that the application runs smoothly and safely, preventing any mishaps or inefficiencies in the transport process.
Achieving real-time synchronization of the drives of cooperating AGVs is imperative. Without this synchronization, the application, which relies on the coordinated movement of the AGVs, fails.
- Control: Bridge E facilitates AGVs to share low-latency controls amongst them, ensuring they move in “lock-step” and maintain synchronized movement. It utilizes PROFIsafe over PROFINET with a PROFINET cycle time of 32ms.
- Functional Safety: Bridge E also allows the incorporation of a wireless emergency stopping function for the “platoon of vehicles”, ensuring safe halting in emergency situations.
Ensures synchronized movement of AGVs for safe transport of oversized payloads.
Provides a functionally safe wireless emergency stopping feature.
Facilitates low-latency control sharing among AGVs.
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