Conveyors - Load & Power Consumption
Conveyor required power consumption vs. load.
Level Ground Conveyors
Horsepower required for conveyors transporting material on level ground:
- 1 hp (English horse power) = 745.7 W = 0.746 kW
- 1 ft (foot) = 0.3048 m = 12 in = 0.3333 yd
With lifting conveyors - add lifting power from the chart below to the level ground power from the chart above.