### Belt Conveyors for Bulk Materials Practical Calculations

b Width between skirt plates m - ft T 1 kg Maximum belt tension across full belt width - lbs B c Edge Distance mm -in T 2 Slack side tension kg lbs C Length correction coefficient T e Effective tension kg - lbs D Material Density kg/m³- lb/ft³ T h Slope tension kg - lbs D t Diameter of pulley mm - in T m Minimum tension to prevent slipping kg ...