Robot for transporting storage bins

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10093525
APP PUB NO 20180072546A1
SERIAL NO

15818791

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The present invention concerns a remotely operated vehicle or robot for picking up storage bins from a storage system. The inventive vehicle or robot comprises a vehicle body, which vehicle body further comprises a first section for storing vehicle driving means and a second section for receiving any storage bin stored in a storage column within the storage system, a vehicle lifting device which is at least indirectly connected to the vehicle body in order to lift the storage bin into the second section, a first set of vehicle rolling means connected to the vehicle body in order to allow movement of the vehicle along a first direction (X) within the storage system during use and a second set of vehicle rolling means connected to the vehicle body in order to allow movement of the vehicle along a second direction (Y) in the storage system during use. The second direction (Y) is oriented perpendicular to the first direction (X). The inventive vehicle is characterized in that the second section comprises a cavity arranged centrally within the vehicle body. This cavity has at least one bin receiving opening facing towards the underlying storage columns during use. In addition, at least one of the two sets of vehicle rolling means is arranged fully within the vehicle body.

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AUTOSTORE TECHNOLOGY ASSTOKKASTRANDVEGEN 85 NEDRE VATS 5578

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hognaland, Ingvar Nedre Vats, NO 26 63

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