Conveyor Belt Fasteners (lacing) allows the belt ends to be connected for an easier installation and faster up time. As opposed to an endless belt which requires the conveyor sides to be taken apart and reassembled. The endless belt splice is permanent. There are multiple types of belt fasteners/lacing that are available.
Clipper (low profile, great for small pulleys, and general light-duty conveying)
Alligator | Steelgrip (low profile, great for small pulleys, quick installation with no special tools)