LEO Battery technology

  • Battery run times of 12 to 16 hours per charge cycle
  • Long-life lithium battery
  • Three charging options

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Which battery technology system is used?

BITO uses lithium batteries (LiFePO4).

Lithium batteries are characterised by a high energy storage density (ESD), thermal and chemical stability and a long service life. Compared to lithium-ion batteries, lithium batteries have a significantly lower fire risk.

In addition, lithium iron phosphate batteries can be stored for a longer period of time without intermediate re-charging. This facilitates spare parts storage and reduces the likelihood of batteries going into a deep discharge state.

Compared to conventional lead acid batteries, lithium batteries have a longer lifetime and increased performance. This outweighs the initially higher cost and provides a significantly higher price-performance ratio.

Battery data

  • 24V/20Ah

  • Operating time per charge cycle 12-16 hours

  • 1,000 - 5,000 charge cycles

  • Weight of exchange battery 7 kg

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LEO AGV – Battery type & battery charging options

Battery-powered transport system for moving loads

LEO Charging options

There are 3 different ways to charge LEO AGVs

  • Manual battery exchange

    The most efficient way to ensure continuous operation is to manually swap batteries. Simply remove the battery from the transporter and substitute it by a freshly charged battery. Connect the empty battery to the charger for 4-6 hours.

    In this way, the AGV is ready for use again within a few minutes. There is no interruption in your operations, hence no loss in performance.

  • Direct AGV loading

    For a daily operation of 12-16 hours, we recommend direct charging. Connect the charger to the charging port of the LEO transporter.

    After 4-6 hours, LEO is ready for use again

  • Automatic charging*

    Ideal for 24-hour applications in an automated process.

    This optional, add-on system allows automatic charging of lithium batteries. For this purpose, a charging rail will be fitted to the LEO transporter. After 120 to 180 minutes of operation, the AGV automatically moves to a charging station for about 30 minutes.

    *Picture shows extra equipment

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