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Material Handling Workstation Implementors

Published

Author(s)

Carl Wenger

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide a general description of the design and implementation of the AMRF Material Handling Workstation (MHWS). The MHWS equipment includes two Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), an Automatic Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS), and roller tables at other workstations. The material handling equipment with other AMRF equipment is shown in the AMRF shop floor layout, figure 1. The document should provide the reader with an understanding of concepts used to implement the MHWS. The intended audience for this document is anyone who may be planning to build a material handling system for use in an automated facility.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 3784
Report Number
3784

Keywords

AMRF, MHWS, material handling workstation, automatic guided vehicle

Citation

Wenger, C. (1988), Material Handling Workstation Implementors, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 27, 2024)

Issues

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Created January 1, 1988, Updated October 16, 2008