Calculations for Screw conveyors

Calculations for screw conveyors belt speed in m per sec Screw diameter v = v = (in meters) x 3,14 x 60 Rotations per minute

speed in m per sec

Calculations for screw conveyors Capacity in kg per hour (Q) Q D s n sg i Q = = = = = = = 3,14 x D2 4 x s x n x sg x i x 60

capacity in kg per hour screw diameter in dm pitch in dm rotations per minute specific weight of the material (see table) degree of trough filling

Calculations for screw conveyors Power in Kw (P) P Q L K = = = = P = Q x L x K 407

power in Kw capacity in 1000 kg per hour conveyor screw length friction coefficient

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