### Conveyor Belt Calculations - Brighthub Engineering

Belt Tension Calculator First, the Effective Belt Tension (TE) must be calculated. TE is the sum of the tension required to move the empty belt (TC), the tension required to move the load horizontally (TL), and the tension required to lift the load (TH). Example 1. TE = TC + TL + TH TC = F1 x L x CW