### Conveyor Capacity - Engineering ToolBox

Conveyor capacity is determined by the belt speed, width and the angle of the belt - and can be expressed as. Q = ρ A v (1) where . Q = conveyor capacity (kg/s, lb/s) ρ = density of transported material (kg/m 3, lb/ft 3) A = cross-sectional area of the bulk solid on the belt (m 2, ft 2)