

Bucket elevator calculation  belt type
bucket elevator  motor power and belt tensions

















































Note Type in respective
value inside of coloured cell, then click outside cell to
enter. 



Tonnage Rate TPH. 

TPH. 
Required volumetric flow 

m^{3}/hr.



Product Bulk Density Minimum. kg/m^{3}. 

kg/m^{3}.




Product Bulk Density Maximum. kg/m^{3}. 

kg/m^{3}.




Bucket mass empty (per bucket). 

kg. 
Calculated actual metric B.E capacity at
100% water level
capacity 

m^{3}/hr.



Bucket Capacity YY Water level  Litres 

Litres 
Percentage fill of Water
Level YY 

% 


Bucket Capacity XX 100% full  Litres 

Litres 
Calculated actual metric B.E capacity at
100% Full
capacity 

m^{3}/hr.



Belt Speed (m/s) 

m/s. 
Percentage fill of Bucket 100%
Full XX 

% 


Bucket spacing (mm) 

mm. 
Potential Capacity TPH at buckets 100%
full 

TPH. 


Dredge Factor:
"1"
for Spaced Buckets,
"2"
for Continuous Buckets. 





Pulley Center Distance (m) 

m. 



Belt Mass / m. (kg/m) 

kg/m. 



WorkingTension rating of belt kN/m width 

kN/m 
Design Tmax as calculated 

kN. 


UltimateTension rating of belt kN/m width 

kN/m 
Te (Kn) 

kN. 


Belt width (m). 

m. 
Unfactored power requirements




Pulley Diameter (m) 

m. 
Minimum calculated normal running power (kW)
= 

kW. 


Estimated pulley mass (kg) 

kg. 
Suggested Power for buckets 100% full = 

kW. 











Factor of safety of belt
based on buckets 100% full


Based on rated working tension 
Factor of safety of belt
based on bucket fill at normal running
capacity 

Based on rated working tension 


Factor of safety of belt
based on buckets 100% full 

Based on ultimate tension 
Factor of safety of belt
based on bucket fill at normal running capcity
= 

Based on ultimate tension 










