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Advanced Line Follower Material Handling Device

Author(s):

Indrajeet Anandiprasadnarayan , Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering; Vikrant Uday Katkar, Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering; Jitendra Dudaram Choudhary, Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering; Abhishek Ashok Shivgan, Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering; Tejas Dadarao Ingle, Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering

Keywords:

Material handling, Line Follower, Scissor Mechanism, Conveyor system, Obstacle Avoidance, Arduino programming

Abstract

Advanced line follower material handling device is a combination of mechanical & electrical ideas. Here concepts from mechanical engineering provide rigidity as well as primary vertical motion by scissor mechanism to the device. Electrical stream provide required automation with the help of microcontroller and its output and input devices. Previously there are many ideas regarding to the topic such as Automated Guided Vehicle or Line follower robot with obstacle avoidance but here we merge various concepts to contribute to the final output. This device is a material handling system that uses independently operated self-propelled vehicle guided along defined pathways. The vehicles are powered by on-board batteries that allowed many hours of operation between recharging. A distinguishing feature of the “line follower material handling device” compared to rail guided vehicle system and most conveyor system is that the pathways are unobtrusive.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV8I30143
Published in: Volume : 8, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2020
Page(s): 107-112

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