The latest Linear Transfer System (LTS) with Smart Carriage technology from Mitsubishi Electric can increase productivity and flexibility, while maintaining plant safety and improving responsiveness. The innovative line transfer solution, combined with the unique Smart Carriages, provides an intelligent transport system for the integration of production and packaging lines.
The LTS and its Smart Carriages bring product movement to the forefront of Industry 4.0 by providing a conveying system with unprecedented autonomy and onboard intelligence features. One of the main features of differentiation for the Smart Carriages is their on-board power supplies that allow the integration of onboard controllers, sensors, actuators and memory.
These make the carriages smart, interconnected devices that can collect and store product information and allow flexible unique journeys with live communication between stations.