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Tow Cart Light Curtain

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045694D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Sponsler, MJ [+details]

Abstract

In media manufacturing, it is convenient to use an automatically guided vehicle (AGV) to tow a cart containing a media roll. The tow cart must be pulled in either direction, and requires a system to prevent collisions during such operation.