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Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate Fastening System

  • Bolt Solid App
  • Bolt Solid Glam
  • Bolt Solid Installation

The Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate Fastening System produces a strong, sift-free splice with superior holding ability thanks to a combination of top-and-bottom plate compression and high-tensile-strength bolts. 

Why Bolt Solid Plate?

  • Mechanical fastener rating from 150 to 560 PIW (30 to 100 kN/m)
  • Belts from 3/16” to 5/16” (5 mm to 24 mm) thick
  • Pulley diameters from 12” to 48” (300 mm to 1220 mm)
  • Sift-free splice perfect for sand, gravel, crushed stone, and cement
  • Specially formed teeth penetrate belt carcass without damaging fibers
  • Piloted bolts for quick and easy installation
  • Available with rubber-covered top plates for increased impact protection and compatibility with conveyor components

Installation Method

  • Portable tooling
  • Choice of hand or power installation
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How Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate Fasteners Work Rivet Hinged SR 

Strength of this fastener is derived from the compression of the plates, mounted above and below the belt, with high tensile strength bolts. This "compression" distributes the splice tension across the full width of each fastener plate. The holding ability is, thereby, increased by not solely relying upon the bolts to resist pull-out.

Additional strength and resistance to pull-out is obtained from the specially formed teeth on each plate. These teeth imbed deep into the belt carcass, without damaging the carcass fibers.

A tight butt splice is achieved through the exaggerated bolt hole spacing in the templet which forces the belt end together. Flexco® Bolt Solid Plate Fasteners permit natural conformance with troughing or transition idlers.

140, 190 and 2-1/2 size fasteners are specifically designed for thinner belting, allowing increased compression, greater reach-back, and more fastener plates per belt width. 

Fastener Size For Belts With
Mechanical Fastener Ratings Up To:
Belt Thickness Range Recommended Minimum Pulley Diameter (90°)
Operating Tension
75-100% of Belt Rating
Operating Tension
50-75% of Belt Rating
Operating Tension
Under 50% of Belt Rating
 
P.I.W. 
kN/m 
in.
mm
in.
mm
in.
mm
in.
mm
1
150 30

3/16-7/16

5-11

12

300

10

260 8 200
140*, 140VP

225

40

3/16-7/16

5-11

14 360 12 300 10 250
190,190VP

375

65

5/16-9/16

8-14

18 460 16 410 14 360
1-1/2

300

50

7/16-11/16

11-17 18 460 16 410 14 360
2,2VP
440 75

9/16-13/16

14-21

30 760 28 710 24 610
2-1/4
620 105

9/16-1-3/16

14-30

36 920 34 860 34 860
2-1/2
450 75

3/4-1

19-25

42 1070 42 1070 42 1070
3
560 100

15-16 & over

24 & over

48 1220 48 1220 48 1220

 

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