UL 3100 OUTLINE
UL Outline for Investigation Automated Mobile Platforms (AMPs)
|Publication Date:||4 February 2020|
These requirements cover battery-operated mobile platforms with or without a payload, as specified in 1.2. These devices are intended to be used indoors in a commercial or industrial environment. The device is battery powered using either lead acid batteries or lithium based batteries that, if rechargeable, are charged through a conductive system while either on board or off board the device.
Mobile platforms that are covered by this Outline are intended to be for lifting, carrying, product picking, towing, and the like. The actuator may be provided with a gripping attachment, suction attachment, scope attachment, and the like, to lift or carry the load.
Portions of a system, such as the charger, that are located off board the AMP, are intended to be installed in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70.
This outline does not include requirements for industrial robots, which are covered under the Standard for Robots and Robotic Equipment, UL 1740. A robotic manipulator that is in compliance with these standards may be used as the payload for the integrated system.
This outline does not include requirements for Automatic Guided Vehicle or Automated Vehicles that function as commercial and industrial floor cleaning equipment. This equipment is covered under ANSI C22.2 No. 336, Particular Requirements for Rechargeable Battery-Operated Commercial Robotic Floor Treatment Machines with Traction Drives.
This outline does not cover battery powered industrial trucks that are rated Type E, EE, ES, or EX, and marked as such, as defined in NFPA 505. These truck types are covered under the Standard for Electric-Battery-Pow