Conveyor Belt Items

A Beltman’s Knife

A Beltman’s Knife. This type of knife was used by the conveyor belt fitters, to cut the conveyor belt when lengthening the belts or repairing joints etc.  Made from Sheffield Steel. Size – Folded 5″ inches. Unfolded 8 1/2″ inches.  Read More »

The Comet Belt Lacer

The Comet Belt Lacer. A Comet conveyor belt lacing machine. Made by Mastabar Mining Equipment Company Ltd, Accrington, Lancashire. Made from iron and brass. Size 12″ x 15″ x 4″ inches. Weight 20kg. This machine was used to crimp the metal clips into the ends of the conveyor belting. As the roadways extended in lengths the conveyor belts had to ... Read More »

Colliery Lock-Out Key – Lock Out Box

Colliery Lock-Out Key – Lock Out Box. A colliery lock-out key – Lock out box. Made by Stedfast Electrical Controls Ltd. Type S-2. Made from cast iron, plastic and brass. Size 8″ x 5″ x 5″ inches. Date 1970’s. Commonly known as lock-out boxes. These lock-out boxes were bolted to the framework of conveyor belts (about fifty yards apart) and ... Read More »

Colliery Lock-Out Key

Colliery Lock-Out Key. A colliery lock-out key – Lock out box. Made by the Communication & Control Engineering Company. Model PK-190s. Made from metal, plastic and rubber. Size 10″ x 5″ x 3″ inches. Date 1980’s. These lock-out boxes were connected with each other by long lengths of wire and cable and bolted to the framework of conveyor belts at ... Read More »

N.C.B. Craftsman’s Knife

N.C.B. Craftsman’s Knife. An N.C.B. craftsman’s retractable knife. Made from a metal alloy. Size 6″ inches. Date 1970’s to present. The belt gangs would have originally been issued with the Hayden Nilos (conveyor belt company’s) bone-handled curved blade folding knives. Later these knives were produced made from plastic though in later years the gangs used ordinary N.C.B. issue retractable knives ... Read More »

N.C.B. Craftsmans Knife

N.C.B. Knife. An N.C.B. craftsman’s retractable knife. Made from a metal alloy. Size 6″ inches. Date 1970’s to present. The belt gangs would have originally been issued with the Hayden Nilos (conveyor belt company’s) bone-handled curved blade folding knives. Later these knives were produced made from plastic though in later years the gangs used ordinary N.C.B. issue retractable knives (as ... Read More »

A Conveyor Belt Puller

A Conveyor Belt Puller. A colliery conveyor belt puller. Made of iron. Size 5″ x 5″ x 3″ inches.  This tool was used to pull the lengths of conveyor belting along the structure ready for stitching together. The mechanism is pivoted in a way that the grip on the jaw is tightened by pulling the handle. There is a small ... Read More »

A Box of Conveyor Belt Clips

A Box of Conveyor Belt Clips. Made in England by “Bat Fasteners” Hawkshead, P.O. Box 2, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 9SD.  The box is full and complete containing eight 9″ inch galvanised combs with a spacing of 7mm between hooks.  The “Bat Fasteners Co” was a member of the Jackson Fasteners Ltd, a group of companies based in Glossop, Derbyshire, manufacturers ... Read More »

A Box Of Conveyor Belt Clips

A Box Of Conveyor Belt Clips. Made in the UK by M.M.E. Size 10″ x 8″ x 3″ inches. These clips would be attached mechanically to the ends of the lengths of conveyor belting to join the individual lengths together to extend the length of the conveyor. Interlock the two ends of the belting (like a zip) and push a ... Read More »

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