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Conveyor belt sag also referred to as catenary sag, is based on standard catenary theory. Sag is expressed as the percentage height drop based on the tension between two conveyor idlers. These percentages are expressed as limits to this height drop, and thereby define the minimum allowable tension, during the applicable running condition, at that point. The table below is a list of design sag limits from various design manuals.
|2||35° Trough - Max lump size||Link|
|3||20° Trough - Fine Material||Link|
|2||35° Trough - Lumps up to max lump size||Link|
|2||45° Trough - Lumps up to max lump size||Link|
|2||ISO 5048:1989||No clear design factor indicated.||Link|
|0.5||ISO 5048:1989||No clear design factor indicated.||Link|
|1.5||45° Trough - Max lump size||Link|
|3||45° Trough - Fine Material||Link|
|3||20° Trough - Lumps up to max lump size||Link|
|3||35° Trough - Fine Material||Link|
|3||20° Trough - Max lump size||Link|
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