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1. (WO2018037762) RAIL-GUIDED TROLLEY SYSTEM, AND RAIL-GUIDED TROLLEY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/037762    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/025739
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B61B 3/02
B65G 1/04
B65G 1/00
Applicants: MURATA MACHINERY, LTD.
村田機械株式会社
Inventors: ITO, Yasuhisa
伊藤 靖久
Title: RAIL-GUIDED TROLLEY SYSTEM, AND RAIL-GUIDED TROLLEY
Abstract:
[Problem] To restrict travelling wheels from dropping into gaps between rails, to suppress vibrations of articles, and to easily change the orientation of the travelling wheels. [Solution] This rail-guided trolley system SYS is provided with a main body 10 that holds and transports a transport container M along a rail R which includes portions arranged in a grid, while holding the carrier container M below the rail R. This carriage system SYS is provided with: travelling wheels 21 which are disposed at the four corners 10a of the main body 10 and travel on the rail R; a control unit 40 which controls turning drive units 34 to change the orientation of the travelling wheels 21; and auxiliary wheels 22 which are each arranged at the front and/or rear of the travelling wheels 21 in the travel direction.