May 18, 2018
UL certifies the first unmanned and automated electric vehicles
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), more commonly known as drones, have a history of tactical use and are now seeing increased commercial application. Similarly, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) – driverless robots that use laser, vision, or floor markets to navigate – are seeing increased industrial use. In response, UL developed UL 3030, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and UL 3100, Outline of Investigation for Automated Guides Vehicles (AGVs), to evaluate, test, and certify the electrical systems in these devices to protected against electric shock and fire.
Recently, we also issued our first certifications to these new standards. The first UL 3030 Certificate was issued to the Intel® Falcon 8+ drone, and the first UL 3100 Certificate was issued to Dematic, a leader in mobile automation. These first-of-their kind certifications demonstrate Intel’s and Demantic’s dedication to the safe operation of their products.
Click here to learn more about these certifications and the new UL standard.