Design and Fabrication of Driverless Remote Operated Forklift
Rohit Shelote, Saurabh Malwe, Swapnil Sagolale, Rahul Rade, Tushar Ghume, Akash Borkar, Prof. S. B. Thakre
Volume 2: Issue 1, March 2015, pp 47-51
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, BCYRC’S Umrer College Of Engineering, Umrer, India.
Saurabh Malwe, Swapnil Sagolale, Rahul Rade, Tushar Ghume, Akash Borkar, Prof. S. B. Thakre
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, BCYRC’S Umrer College Of Engineering, Umrer, India.
Abstract:-The main objective of our project is to make a mechanical prototype module with square metal pipes, the structure looks like a rectangular box & the vertical moving mechanism that contains metal forks is assembled over the structure at front side. Since it operates through a remote, it doesn’t contain any steering mechanism. The entire vehicle is designed to drive through four wheels &motors are used to drive all the four wheels directly. All the motors are driven through a single ‘H’ bridge DC motor drive package. The DC Motors are having reduction gear mechanism internally, there by speed is reduced and torque is increased. There is also a lead screw mechanism which is used for linear mechanism of fork for load lifting work which is driven by side shaft motor.
Index Terms:-Autonomous forklift, DC motors, RF transceiver.
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