The 3A, 3AB, and 3A Short are low-profile tugger AGVs, also called automated guided carts or AGCs, that transport casterized carts along designated routes from one location to another, using magnetic tape or RFID tags to navigate. With category 3 safety-ratings, these driverless vehicles can safely navigate among pedestrian and forklift traffic without hitting obstacles.
The 3A, 3AB, and 3A Short's differences help determine which is the best option for your operations.
The 3A mouse AGV offers forward-only motion. At 6 feet long, it requires a wide turn radius. Since it cannot drive backwards, changing directions requires turning to face the opposite direction.
The 3AB mouse AGV is a bidirectional AGV that can move both forwards and backwards. At 6 feet long, it requires a wide turn radius.
The 3A Short mole AGV is shorter in length than the 3A and 3AB, which is why we call it a "mole" instead of a "mouse". Its shorter length is ideal for towing shorter carts, where a longer AGV could create a tripping hazard. It offers forward-only motion, and the shorter length allows a tighter turn radius should it need to change directions.