Applied & Integrated Manufacturing Inc.

Magnetic Tape


  • A magnetic tape is applied to the floor surface or entrenched in the cement floor
  • A special sensor onboard the AGV detects the magnetic field, and allows the AGV to follow the guide tape
  • Transponders and side tape edges are used to signal the AGV to stop, turn , or perform some special action


  • Safety scanners used for obstacle detection and for positioning accuracy
  • Magnetic pickup
  • On-board computer to control the AGV and interface with supervisory system and/or PLC system


  • +/-1.3 cm (+/- 0.5 inches)


  • Quick installation
  • Low cost