Universal Carrier System AGV

The Universal Carrier System is a modular, scalable AGV platform (AGV – Autonomous Guided Vehicle). It is highly configurable and the ideal solution for industrial manufacturing environments. From small cobots to complex machines and logistics systems, Broetje-Automation offers AGVs based on the Universal Carrier System with a large variety of load capacity and high-precision positioning. The innovative SLAM navigation system is based on latest LIDAR technology.

Combined with the proprietary omnidirectional wheel technology the system offers highest flexibility, robustness and precision for your production environment. Proven standard components ensure low operating costs and easy maintenance. In combination with our state-of-the-art software, the universal carrier system is perfectly qualified for clean floor automation in industrial production.

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Special Features

360° Wheel Design

  • Universally scalable for all platforms
  • No angle of rotation limit – endless steering movement
  • Simple design with standard, off-the-shelf parts
  • Assures robustness, no moved cables

Control and Navigation

  • Safe Hand Pendant Operation (wireless or cable as backup)
  • Camera and LIDAR based SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping) including path planning
  • Monitoring and control can be done with mobile clients

Customized Design

  • Load and form can be designed according to task
  • Scalable capabilities by size and number of wheels
  • Standardized off-the-shelf components
  • Power storage on the plattform
  • Optional lifting axis for stabilization, locking devices to fix load or standard containers, any kind of position controlled axis or couplers
The lined up tire components for 360° rotation capabilities before assembly.

Make the most of the shopfloor space and use multifunction tires for care-free transportation.

Universal Carrier System Product Information

Download our product flyer for more detailed information about the AGV´s.

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