#### Understanding Conveyor Belt Calculations | Sparks Belting

Common Calculations for Proper Design Belt Length . When the head and tail pulley are the same size: L=(D+d)/2 x 3.1416+2C When one pulley is larger than the other pulley: L=(D+d)/2 x 3.1416+2C+(D-d) 2 /4c. Belt Speed. Expressed in feet per minute (FPM) S=D x RPM x .2618 x 1.021. Belt Load