Patent Number: 6,530,469

Title: Wire belt with compound link formation

Abstract: A wire belt comprising having a plurality of wire strands, each of the plurality of wire strands being linked with at least one adjacent wire strand in the wire belt. Each of the plurality of wire strands includes a first end, a second end, and a plurality of linking portions between the first and second ends. The plurality of linking portions are linked with respective linking portions in at least one adjacent wire strand so as to form a plurality of joints in the wire belt. Each of the plurality of linking portions includes a compound Z-shape formation.

Inventors: Messick, Jr.; George Howard (E. New Market, MD)

Assignee: Maryland Wire Belts, Inc.

International Classification: B65G 15/54 (20060101); B65G 15/30 (20060101); B65G 17/08 (20060101); B65G 17/06 (20060101); B65G 015/54 ()

Expiration Date: 03/11/2020