### Grain Handling Knowledge Important Bucket Elevator Formulas

Jan 30 2008 horsepower formula for bucket elevators 1 discharge height in feet x bushels per hour divided by 33000 gives bare horsepower 2 multiply bare horsepower x 125 safety factor to get design horsepower 3 this calculation is based on grain weighing 60 per bushel alternate horsepower formula 1 multiply discharge