US Patent No. 10,246,306

HUMAN TRANSPORT DEVICE HAVING A MONITORING APPARATUS


Patent No. 10,246,306
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Human Transport Device Having A Monitoring Apparatus
Inventorship Irfan Akyurt, Hamburg (DE)
Christopher Busemann, Hamburg (DE)
Assignee THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR AG, Essen (DE) THYSSENKRUPP AG, Essen (DE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,246,306

1. A human transport device comprising:tread elements that are connected so as to form an endless transport belt, wherein between a first return station and a second return station the tread elements of the endless transport belt run through a transport region and a return region;
a drive unit for driving the endless transport belt; and
a monitoring apparatus at least for identifying a faulty arrangement in the transport region of at least one of the tread elements of the endless transport belt, wherein the monitoring apparatus comprises
a triggering unit, and
a detection means that is connected to the triggering unit, wherein the triggering unit is configured to be triggered in an event of a mechanical action on the detection means, wherein the detection means in a direction of longitudinal extent of the human transport device is disposed between the first return station and the second return station so as to be below the tread elements of the transport region.