US 11,655,109 B2
Boom conveyor
Bryan Anthony Bell, Mold (GB); and John Henderson, Tranmere (GB)
Assigned to TRANSNORM SYSTEM GMBH, Harsum (DE)
Filed by Transnorm System Gmbh, Harsum (DE)
Filed on Apr. 23, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/856,510.
Application 16/856,510 is a continuation of application No. 16/314,977, granted, now 10,669,108, previously published as PCT/GB2017/051432, filed on May 23, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 1611908 (GB), filed on Jul. 8, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2020/0247623 A1, Aug. 6, 2020
Int. Cl. B65G 67/08 (2006.01); B65G 15/26 (2006.01); B65G 21/14 (2006.01); B64F 1/32 (2006.01)
CPC B65G 67/08 (2013.01) [B64F 1/322 (2020.01); B65G 15/26 (2013.01); B65G 21/14 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An operator platform coupled to a boom of a boom conveyor apparatus, wherein the operator platform comprises:
a support frame attached to at least one side of the operator platform comprises a connection structure, wherein the connection structure comprises:
a pivot socket and a support socket, wherein each of the sockets are configured to receive respective attachment elements configured to move between a connect configuration and a disconnect configuration, wherein each of the sockets engage with the attachment elements in the connect configuration to attach the operator platform to the boom, and wherein each of the sockets disengage from the attachment elements in the disconnect configuration to detach the operator platform from the boom, wherein at least one of the sockets engage and disengage with a locking slot provided on at least one of the attachment element in the connect configuration and the disconnect configuration based on a position of the boom, and wherein the attachment elements are provided at a front end of the boom.