Safe-Guard® Return Idler Cage


Safe-Guard® Return Idler Cage

The Safe-Guard® Return Idler Cage was designed to catch the return roller applications from falling, preventing injuries to workers and to equipment. The Safe-Guard® Return Idler Cage is a cost effective, long lasting solution to your conveyor guarding needs.


Feature & Benefits

Prevents Idlers from Falling – and injuring workers or equipment.

Easy to Install and Remove – for fast installation and belt
maintenance using beam clamp, links and adjustable chain.

Complies with MSHA Title 30

°    56.14110 (Flying or falling material)
°    56.14112 (Guard Construction)
°    56.14107 (Moving machine parts)
°    75.1722 (Mechanical equipment guards)
°    77.400 (Mechanical equipment guards)

Meets OSHA Requirements 1910.219 – for mechanicalSG_Return Idler Cage_Front View_web
power – transmission apparatus and 56.14107 for moving
machine parts.

Durable Powder Coated A-36 Steel Cage – helps prevent
injuries from falling idlers onto unsuspecting workers or equipment.
Open slots prevent material build-up.

Available in Various Sizes – to fit most belt conveyors,
4” – 7” diameter rolls.

No Welding Required.


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Safe-Guard® Return Tracking Idler Cage

Designed to protect conventional tracking idlers throughout the market.

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The Safe-Guard® Return Idler Cage is designed to restrict contact with the return idler while the conveyor is running. Installation of this guard does not supersede any other safety procedures of safety practices. Failure to observe all instructions could result in serious injury. It is the owner’s responsibility that the owner and each operator read and be familiar with the ASGCO® Installation Guide.


It is the owner’s responsibility to adjust the Safe-Guard® restricting all contact with the turning idler.

Complies with MSHA Title 30

MSHA accepted # IC-174/3
56.14110  Flying or falling material
56.14112  Guard Construction
56.14107  Moving machine parts
75.1722  Mechanical equipment guards
77.400  Mechanical equipment guards

Complies with OSHA requirements 1910.219

Mechanical power – transmission apparatus
56.14107 for moving machine parts