Vecna AFL Autonomous Forklift

Give your productivity a serious lift

It lifts, it dashes, it loads a conveyor! Vecna AFL is the industry’s most versatile self-driving counterbalanced automated forklift.

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About Vecna AFL

A forklift for all seasons

Vecna AFL is a versatile driverless automated forklift that can move a wide range of payloads and pallet types. From ground-to-ground workflows to conveyer belt and riser lifts, Vecna AFL is our the all-around workhorse for your warehouse.

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Aim high

60 inch lift height

Blazing fast

6.7 mph top speed

Clean hand off

15’6 ft right angle stack

Squeezes thru

9 ft aisles at max speed

Features and Functionality

Up, up and away

Lift Higher, Transport More

Reaches up to 60″ height, with a payload of up to 3000 lbs

Versatile Pallet Handling

Handles a wide range of pallet payloads, from empty to full

Integrated Handoffs

Lifts to and from conveyors, wrappers, and more

Operate in Narrow Aisles

Navigates at top speed within 9′ aisles

Intuitive Interfaces

Assigns tasks using remote user interfaces

LPN Scanning

Scans pallet barcodes and send updates to your WMS

ANSI B56.5 Compliant

Keeps your employees, equipment and goods safe.

Opportunistic Charging

Runs 24/7 using manual opportunistic charging

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Frequently asked questions

How does the Vecna AFL autonomously navigate my facility?

In its initial setup, the Vecna AFL generates a virtual facility map using its on-board sensors and the existing infrastructure. After this map is established, routes, destinations, and traffic rules can be programmed into it without necessitating physical adjustments. This information seamlessly synchronizes across the entire fleet. Leveraging this map, the Vecna AFL intuitively links possible routes and destinations. Like a skilled human driver, it dynamically plans the optimal path from point A to B, continuously adapting its plan and re-routing as required.

How does the Vecna AFL adapt to different warehouse setups?

The Vecna AFL does not require any infrastructure changes to operate, and is capable of dynamic path planning and task execution across diverse destinations. It seamlessly integrates into different warehouse configurations, including dock-to-stock, stock-to-dock, packaging, cross-docking, and conveyor/ASRS operations.

What is the maximum lifting height of the Vecna AFL?

The Vecna AFL can lift loads up to 60 inches.

What is the maximum payload capacity of the Vecna AFL?

The Vecna AFL has a rated capacity of 3000 lbs at a 24-inch load center.

What is the maximum speed of the Vecna AFL when carrying a full load?

The Vecna AFL can go up to 6.7 mph at max load.

How wide of an aisle can the Vecna AFL navigate through?

The Vecna AFL can navigate through spaces as narrow as 6 ft. We recommend aisle widths of at least 9 ft to allow the AFL to travel at speed.

What is the right-angle stack capability of the Vecna AFL?

The Vecna AFL requires 17.5 ft of space to execute a 90-degree turn.

Can the Vecna AFL support different fork attachments such as single-doubles or clamps?

No, the AFL only supports standard ITA-style pallet forks.

Does the Vecna AFL support LPN scanning for better inventory management?

Yes, the Vecna AFL is equipped with LPN scanning capabilities, enabling efficient pallet barcode scanning and sending updates to your Warehouse Management System (WMS).

Is the Vecna AFL compliant with safety standards?

Absolutely. The Vecna AFL is 3rd-party certified to be both ANSI B56.5- and RIA 15.08- compliant.

What types of payload can the Vecna AFL handle?

The Vecna AFL can adapt to a variety of forkable payloads using our Smart Pallet Detection, including stringer pallets, block pallets, automotive racks, bulk containers, and plastic gaylords.

What staging area configurations can the Vecna AFL handle?

The Vecna AFL is flexible to different warehouse setups and can handle dock staging lanes, multi-pallet drop areas, discrete P&D spots, First-In-First-Out (FIFO) buffer zones, and other common pallet staging configurations.

Can the Vecna AFL move multiple pallets simultaneously?

Yes, the Vecna AFL is capable of hauling double-stacked pallets fully autonomously.

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