Where, U = Capacity in tons per hour W = Width of belt in inches S = Belt speed in feet per minute g = Weight per cubic foot of material handled HP = Horsepower developed in driving conveyor belt l = Length of the conveyor, in feet (approximately ½L) H = The difference in elevation between the head and tail pulleys, in feet

Eng. Guide Index Download Guide PDF Establish Characteristics of Bulk Material Determine Conveyor Size and Speed Based on Capacity Calculate Horesepower Requirements Calculate Torque Requirements Component Series Selection There are many different factors to consider when designing a screw conveyor. The purpose of this example is to provide a stepbystep […]