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

















































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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























