#### Understanding Conveyor Belt Calculations Sparks Belting

Inclined Conveyors HP P x B P M x F x S 33 000 Effective Tension Pull needed to move belt and load horizontally E F x P M Tight Side Tension Total tension to move belt and load horizontally E 2 E E 1 Slack Side Tension Additional tension required to prevent slippage on drive pulley E 1 E x K Operating Tension