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1. (WO2017039958) CONVEYOR BELTS AND MODULES WITH TWIST-LOCK ACCESSORIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/039958    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/045954
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 09 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B65G 17/30
B65G 17/08
B65G 17/06
Applicants: LAITRAM, L.L.C.
Inventors: BOGLE, David, W.
RIDGELL, Terral, A.
CANCIENNE, JR., Warren, E.
Title: CONVEYOR BELTS AND MODULES WITH TWIST-LOCK ACCESSORIES
Abstract:
A conveyor belt and belt modules with plug-in accessories, such as sideguards. The accessories have plugs that plug into sockets in the belt or individual belt modules. Lugs and mounting slots and tabs and detents on the plugs and sockets help guide, register, and lock the accessories in place. The plugs and sockets allow the accessories to be locked and unlocked by twisting the plugs in the sockets.