The storage and removal of loads using industrial trucks requires the precise detection of storage spaces and pallet, especially at great heights. For an automated manned forklift truck to correctly pick up and transport a pallet, for example, it must precisely detect the pallet pockets. The Pallet Pocket Detection SensorApp provides the data required to do this. It runs directly on the Visionary-T AP 3D vision sensor from SICK. The measured values required to pick up the pallet are pre-processed and evaluated on the sensor, then transmitted to the control of the automated manned forklift truck. The Pallet Pocket Detection SensorApp is based on SICK AppSpace and can be loaded on the sensor as a complete, application-specific Key App.
At a glance
SensorApp for automated position determination of pallets
Processing of distance values with 144 x 176 pixels per recording
Working range: 1.5 m to 3 m
< 800 ms processing time for the detection of coordinates
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The Pallet Pocket Detection SensorApp from SICK enables reliable position determination of pallets. At the same time, the app reduces the amount of maintenance work needed. Pallet Pocket Detection is not only well-suited for new industrial trucks, but also as a simple retrofitting solution for those already in use.